Headaches are common medical complaints. For most, a headache is an annoyance that comes and goes. But when they start to occur regularly, studies, work, family and social activities can be affected. It can also cause significant concern and anxiety.
Fortunately, most headaches are not an indication of a serious medical condition and can be treated. However, medical attention should be sought for frequent or severe headaches.
Types of Headache
These associated symptoms may occur before or during a headache, and usually lasts an hour or less.
Most headaches have a genetic basis. Some may also be sensitive to certain triggers that can lead to a headache.Lessen the impact of a headache by identifying triggers and avoiding them:
Keeping a headache diary can help identify factors that may contribute to the headache and the pattern of the headache.
Consult your doctor if you experience these:
There are two types of treatment:
A healthy lifestyle is also important:
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