Headache and causes

Causes of headache from the back
Causes of headache from the front

1 head pain
2 causes of head pain
2.1 Causes of primary headache
2.2 Causes of secondary headaches
3 head pain treatment
4 Video types of head pain
5 References

 Head pain

Most people develop headaches from time to time
[1] Head pain or headache affects individuals without exception, regardless of age, gender, or ethnic origin.
[2] Headache may be related to more complex problems or interactions than most people think. [3]
Usually, headache pain is not considered an issue.  Disturbing as it can be easily cured, but in rare cases it may be that the headache is stronger or more severe than usual indicating the presence of some health problem, [4] It should be noted that the term headache or headache is used to describe the pain that a person feels in the head,  Or the scalp, or the neck.  It has been found that it is estimated that 7 out of 10 people develop headaches at least once a year.
[5] Through the symptoms associated with headache, the doctor can be able to determine or know its cause and how to treat it in an optimal way. It is worth noting that most types of headaches do not indicate serious diseases, but in some cases the headache can indicate a life threatening health condition that needs urgent care or entry  Hospital emergency room.

 Causes of head pain

The headache can occur anywhere on the head, that is, on both sides, or it can be concentrated in one place.  Based on the recommendations of the International Headache Society, headaches are classified into two main types, the primary headache and the secondary headache [2]. Below we will talk about each of them in more detail:

Causes of the primary headache

It can be said that the forms of primary headaches are considered existing diseases by themselves such as: migraines and headaches tension, and result from the presence of problems or direct disorders in the structures and parts sensitive to pain in the brain or hyperactivity, without this being linked to the presence of other underlying or hidden diseases in the body,  The pain-sensitive structures of the brain include the nerves and blood vessels surrounding the skull, and the muscles of the head and neck.
In general there are several types of headaches that have been classified as examples of primary headaches, and we mention of these types the following:

Cluster headache: It is one of the most painful types of headache, and the pain may be so severe that it is difficult for a person to sit for a continuous period.  The feeling of it is similar to the presence of burning pain around or behind one eye, and also comes with severe pain other symptoms such as descending or drooping eyelid in the side affected by headache, or the occurrence of redness in the eye, or the small size of the pupil of the eye, or the eye filled with tears.  It is called cluster because it comes in the form of successive bouts of headache.
Migrainee, pain in this type of headache is described as similar to palpitations or methods in the head, and pain can also be accompanied by other symptoms such as: nausea and vomiting, excessive sensitivity to light or odors or discomfort, loss of appetite, and occurrence  A state of stomach discomfort or abdominal pain.  Migraine pain can last from four hours to three days, and often occurs one to four times per month.
Tension Headache (Tension Headachee), which is one of the most common types of primary headache, and adults and adolescents suffer more than others, and the resulting pain ranges from mild to moderate pain, and any individual may experience a headache of tension between each period.


 Causes of secondary headache

Secondary headache or headache occurs as a symptom of a health problem or disease that stimulates the nerve responsible for the sensation of head pain, and many diseases and conditions of varying severity or severity cause secondary headache.  Among the health causes and problems that lead to secondary headaches are the following: [2] [5] [6]

Excessive alcohol intake.
High blood pressure (English).
Influenza and other diseases that cause fever or a fever’s temperature.
Medication overuse, especially medications that are used as pain relievers.
Suffering from the pressure caused by wearing a narrow head helmet that squeezes the head, and the resulting headache is known as the external pressure headache (in English: External compression headaches).
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