Neurological Diseases

Headache

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A headache can be a sign of stress or emotional distress, or it can result from a medical disorder, such as migraine or high blood pressure, anxiety, or depression

Headache is pain in any region of the head. may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches can develop gradually or suddenly, and may last from less than an hour to several days.

Headache is one of the commonest indications accomplished by people. Truth be told, it is truly abnormal not to have in any event an infrequent cerebral pain. Headaches are typically innocuous however can make worry about their starting point. Incidentally migraines are a pointer to a genuine sickness, for example, mined tumor or stroke. This is the reason numerous individuals look for counsel from their specialists and, in a few cases, are alluded to authority neurologists. Regularly the seriousness of the cerebral pain bears no connection to the gravity of the determination.

Signs & Symptoms of Headaches

    • nausea & Vomitting
    • Dizziness
    • tenderness of the scalp
    • Vertigo
    • tightness sensation in the head,
    • pain in the eyes when looking into bright lights

Types of Headaches

    • Tension headaches: Tension headaches are the most common type of primary headache. As many as 90% of adults have tension headaches. Tension headaches are more common among women than men.
    • Migraine headaches: Migraine headaches affect children as well as adults. Before puberty, boys and girls are affected equally by migraine headaches, but after puberty more women than men have them. It may cause a pulsating, throbbing pain usually only on one side of the head.
    • Cluster Headaches: Cluster headaches are a rare but important type of primary headache, affecting mainly men. The average age of cluster headache sufferers is 28-30 years of age, although headaches may begin in childhood.

Cause of Headache:

    • Bacterial Infection
    • Compression of Head
    • Hyperventilation
    • Intracranial Hemorrhage
    • Trauma Injury to Head or Neck
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Dr.Kunal Bahrani is a Headache Specialist in Faridabad