Headache (Cephalalgia) or Migraine
Headaches can have many causes, but often occurs in the context of common infectious diseases and fever. A headache or Cephalalgia is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. One in ten adults in the western world have a headache at least once a week. Headache and therefore pain in the head and upper neck, can in most cases be treated with ordinary painkillers muscle tension, especially in the neck and shoulder and fits like a tight band around the head with pain throughout the head. Frontal headache one can get by colds and sinusitis, and by poor vision or because you wear glasses with the wrong strength. Migraine is a special kind of headache, which comes into attack. Migraine triggered probably by contractions of blood vessels in the brain. It often begins with visual disturbances and nausea, followed by headache and are usually only sore on one side of the head. The pain is throbbing and throbbing, and they often give nausea, restlessness and difficulty concentrating, and you also are hypersensitive to light and therefore have the best in dark rooms. High blood pressure is often a prolonged headache. Headaches may also be induced by drugs. One of the most important thing you can do to prevent headaches is to drink water every day, even if you are not thirsty. You must drink from 1½ to 2½ liter of water each day.
What you can do to get rid of the Headache?
Analgesic OTC type Panodil, Ipren or Kodimagnyl often work well. Using nasal drops for headaches related to prolonged cold. Find out if your blood pressure checked. Talk to your dentist if the problem is skewed bite and tenderness of masticatory muscles. Performs headache always at work and never when you leave, it could be an incorrect working position, which is the explanation. Performs headache for reading, you should get your eyes examined. Always remember to drink water every day.
Contact your Doctor if you have migraine headaches, as it is important that I put in a preventive treatment plan. If the headache lasts longer or is accompanied by nausea or if you are in more than one week had a daily consumption of painkillers. If you have a sinus headache and fever after a cold. In the case of a sudden, unbearable headache. If there is deteriorated headache in the morning and optionally vomiting.
Migraine is a disease and one of the most common forms of headache. Migraines are often due to inheritance. There are typically attacks of unilateral headache, vomiting and sensitivity to sound and light. Seizures that can goods from 4 hours to 2-3 days. Not all seizures are equally bad. Most people with migraines have 1-2 seizures a year, and few have more than 2 seizures per month. Migraines often begin in childhood and is rarely seen after 60 years of age. A prolonged course with a few attacks are typical of the disease. Many people with migraines can feel when the attacks are coming. Seizures often begin with vague symptoms such as yawning, irritability, hunger, craving for certain foods and ukoncentrerethed.
A migraine attack can start with some minute flicker of the eyes followed by headaches on one side of the head. Other migraine sufferers may experience decreased vision, slight paralysis in an arm or speech difficulties, sensory disturbance. The pain is experienced as vibrant, and aggravated by physical activity. Most have mentioned nausea and possible. vomiting. Many complain of increased sensitivity to light and sound, and therefore in bed for drawn curtains and closed doors. What can you do? Some can cope with pain killers over the counter tablets and anti-emetic agents. There are effective migraine medicines available on prescription eg Imigran, which is also used to relieve Cluster headache. Available as injections, suppositories, tablets and nasal sprays. - Contact your Doctor for migraine headaches.
Common causes of headaches
When it comes to stem the headache, it is best to try to find the cause and then get something done. For example, get looked at and corrected a posture or get adequate sleep with or avoid alcohol and smoking or attenuate the stress or get drinking water every day. Common causes of headaches, for example: too much coffee. Drinking large amounts of coffee, you may be addicted to caffeine. Some of the symptoms can be headaches. What you can do is stair coffee consumption over a period of time. Worries and stress. Be it problems on the job, worries at all, bickering and any kind of stress can put themselves in the head as painful throbbing. What you can do is stop and take the problems seriously and give himself time to think through what you can do to change the situation.
Too many Headache pills? In fact, too many headache pills, or seizure medication for migraine lead to recurring headaches. Taking painkillers more than two or three days a week in itself can provoke chronic headache (medication induced headache). What you can do is to drop medicine or staircase down gradually, which will usually result in fewer migraine attacks and more controlled headache pain. Improper posture. A frequent cause of tension headaches is a wrong posture. What you can do is to make stretching, check out the daily habits, use raise adjustable desks and talk to employers about what, if any, can be done. Tension headaches may also be due to poor vision, wry bite or osteoarthritis of the spine.
Headaches in figures
98 percent of all adult Danes have at some point in life experienced headaches. Every 4 woman and every 10 man has or has had migraines. 10 percent of people have headaches once or several times a week. Three percent of the population suffers from chronic headaches, ie headaches every day or more than every other day throughout the year. Headaches and migraines are the cause of 20 percent of all absences. Source: Professor Rigmor Jensen, Danish Headache Center