YOUR GUIDE TO HEADACHES

Health & Nutrition - - HEALTH FLASH -

Pain around the eyes and throb­bing on one side of the head – they’re com­mon headache symp­toms, but what do they mean? Un­der­stand­ing your pain can help you find the best ap­proach to the treat­ment. Mi­graines: The pain of mi­graine headaches be­gins on one side of the head stretch­ing from the front to the back of the head, most of the time it’s a throb­bing, pound­ing pain. They may also cause nau­sea and vom­it­ing. Ten­sion Headaches: A ten­sion headache usu­ally feels like a tight band around the head. It can start in the neck and back and may be as­so­ci­ated with neck or shoul­der ten­sion. Clus­ter Headaches: Clus­ter headaches are rear, with a ter­ri­ble stab­bing pain around the eye. It lasts around 90 min­utes, goes away and comes right back. Other symp­toms in­clude red­ness or tears in one eye, and nasal con­ges­tion. Si­nus Headaches: Si­nus headaches oc­cur with si­nusi­tis – nasal con­ges­tion, post­nasal drip, and some­times fever. These headaches are usu­ally be­hind the eyes and nose and feel more like pres­sure than pain.

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