YOUR GUIDE TO HEADACHES
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.