Are you suffering from headache and tried all medications?
DO YOU THINK A HEADACHE CAN BE A ROOT-CAUSE
TOWARDS THE LIFE-THREATENING DISEASE?
Many people are prone to headaches. It is most often tension headaches or migraines, not serious but embarrassing. More rarely, another disease is involved when there is any kind of headache.
Don’t take it lightly and contact our medical team. Kennewick Chiropractic Injury Clinic have treatments which can help you to get the relief from headache. Before that, take a look to this article to study about the root cause of different types of headaches that our team have identified.
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WHY HEADACHE OCCURS
Pain, tingling, sluggishness felt in the skull … These are some of the qualifiers generally used to describe headaches. In medical terms headache is any painful complaint centered on the cranial area. In reality, there is not one but several types of headaches. They are distinguished according to:
- The mode of onset: the headache can appear suddenly or settle gradually;
- Localization: the pain sometimes spreads throughout the head or remains localized (half of the head, for example);
- Intensity: The headache is sometimes felt as a simple discomfort or as an intense pain, preventing the usual activities. This pain can be continuous (constant)
- The circumstance of occurrence: some factors can trigger a headache: pollution, taking drugs, excessive consumption of alcohol. The headache can also get worse with the effort;
- Duration: acute headaches appear and disappear rapidly; the chronic headache settled in general more slowly and gradually. They can last for weeks or months (chronic headache daily);
- The headache may be accompanied by other signs: fever, nausea and vomiting, loss of sensitivity, numbness.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF HEADACHES
Most headaches have no particular cause and are benign. Migraine is also a common cause of headaches. But more serious causes exist: meningitis, cerebral hemorrhage, glaucoma , Horton’s disease . They are nonetheless exceptional and require additional examinations. Headaches can be of neurological, ophthalmological or osteoarthritic origin.
Kennewick Chiropractic Injury Clinic have medical expert to treat different kind of headache. If you think you are suffering from any kind of headache. We are here to help you out!
CAUSES OF HEADACHES
The causes of headaches are varied, most often benign. There are two main ones: a tension headache and migraine.
A Tension Headache: It is the most common cause of prolonged headaches. If you have a headache, you experience a mild or a moderate headache and this is usually not accompanied by disabling symptoms, such as severe nausea and vomiting. The pain lasts from a few minutes to a few days. Its intensity and frequency generally go hand in hand. In other words, the more frequent the headache, the higher the intensity of the pain. A tension headache affects 4 men for 5 women. In 60% of cases, it causes physical or cognitive impairments, decreased productivity at work, and would be involved in isolating people due to a reduction in social engagement. The pain is continuous, moderate and diffuse, it lasts for a long time; Its main symptoms have the following characteristics as per the research conducted by the medical representatives of Kennewick Chiropractic Injury Clinic.
- It is not accompanied by nausea or vomiting;
- Headaches do not get worse on exercise;
- On the other hand, they worsen during periods of stress and improvement is observed during periods of relaxation;
- The pain is accompanied by an empty head impression with difficulties of concentration or on the contrary of a heavy head;
- It is often associated with anxiety and contracture of the neck muscles.
The pain of a tension headache is relatively constant and stable, while
Medical experts at Kennewick Chiropractic Injury Clinic found that people are mostly attacked by
A tension headache in adults is mild and occurs at the end of the day. It is often linked to stress, fatigue, psychological tension, and sometimes associated with true migraine attacks. To find out if you are having a migraine, you must have had at least five seizures and during each seizure, have at least two of these symptoms:
- Localized pain on one side of the head
- Throbbing pain or pulsatile (swinging);
- Moderate or severe pain
- An exaggerated pain by the effort or the usual activities.
THER CAUSES OF HEADACHES
Much more rarely, headaches can be due to other health problems:
- a cluster headache: a headache without a proven cause characterized by extremely severe pain, on one side, at the eye and forehead, evolving in daily crises. On the same side, the eye is tear-red, the eyelid is swollen and drooping. A cluster headache is uncommon with a high male preponderance;
- heavy intake of alcohol (headaches upon waking are due to:
- dehydration by excessive removal of water,
- the toxicity of certain components of alcohol,
- disruption of the sleep cycle occurring during heavy alcohol consumption)
There are several risk factors for tension headaches. Some people identify them as triggers for their pain. These factors come from your environment such as stress at work and a computer station that is not ergonomic. Personal factors are also probable causes, such as muscular tension, your genetic profile, insomnia, anxiety, irregular meals, fatigue, sinus problems, depression and, in women, the period.
If you think that you are at risk factor or soon you are developing the headache. Then its not late to discuss your problems with our medical consultants. Contact us at Kennewick Chiropractic Injury Clinic to get yourself treated with chiropractic services that includes pain relieving services and massage therapy. This can be helpful to treat your headache or its symptoms. Contact us now to talk to our representative.
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