If you have ever suffered from any type of headache then you know how painful they can be. They occur in different areas of your head, neck & shoulders & can wreck your day. Sometimes they can last for weeks or even months. Some of us get headaches & nothing we take or do seems to help. Some of us will attempt a hot or cold pack that will occasionally help. They usually come on suddenly & some headaches will even make you sensitive to light & sound.
Some of the most common medications for headaches are aspirin, Tylenol & Advil. While these may occasionally work there’re also prescription medications that your doctor can give you… You will need to find out what’s causing your headaches & maybe attempt to keep track of any triggers that might bring them on. This will help the doctor prescribe the right kind of medication for your type of headaches. Some headaches can be relieved from Oxygen or just fresh cool 8) air. Some might require a shot from your doctor or a visit to the Emergency Room. Sometimes that pain will be so bad 😥 that it will upset your stomach. It can also be caused from some kind of chemical imbalance in your body or an allergy. A simple change in your diet may also help. See your doctor to go over the symptoms & get the best treatment.
Types of Headaches
Some people are not aware that there’re so many different types of headaches. It was thought that headaches are caused by the vessels constricting but actually it is the opposite. The blood vessels are actually expanding after they constrict sending a rush of blood & that causes the throbbing & pain. Types of headaches are:
• Sinus or Allergy Headache
• Cluster Headache
• Different types of Migraines
• Tension Headache
• Early Morning or Alarm Clock Headache
• Sugar Headache
• Alcohol Headache
• Eyestrain Headaches
• Menstrual Headaches
• Thunderclap Headaches
• TMJ Headaches
• Or Headaches caused from environment or medications or deficiencies.
Whether you are having headaches caused from some medical condition or reaction from allergies or just stress the fact is they are very painful & can occasionally make you physically ill. If you have something that works for your headaches then you are a lucky one. Many of us will attempt anything to get relief & stop the pain.
There is help out there & websites where you can find information on headaches. Talk to your doctor & see if there might a medication that may help. If you are up for a trial, there’re clinical trials that people can take part in & all your meds, travel mileages & occasionally your time will be paid for. Do not give up hope.