Generally, Headaches are characterized as primary or secondary.
Primary headaches are those in which the headache and its associated symptoms form an entity in itself.
Some of the common causes of primary headaches are :
- Migraine headache
- Tension-type headache
- Idiopathic or Causeless headache
- Cluster headache
Secondary headaches are those headaches which are caused by other disorders.
The common causes of secondary headache are :
- Any systemic infection
- Any head injury
- Diseases of blood
- Brain tumour
- Subarachnoid hemorrhage
The second most common cause of headache. Migraine is also the most common neurologic cause of disability in the world. Migraine affects women more than men.
Migraine signs and symptoms :
- Headache comes in episodes.
- There is sensitivity to light, sound and movements.
- Nausea and vomiting are associated with the headache.
- Migraine always has triggering factors.
Brain of the migraine patients is sensitive to sensory and environmental stimuli. This stimuli is more commonly effective in females during menses(menstrual cycle).
Migraine triggering factors :
Direct lights, bright lights, sounds, hunger,stress, physical exertion, changes in weather, hormonal fluctuations during menses, lack of or excess sleep, alcohol, chemical irritants.
Tension-Type Headache :
Any headache which is chronic characterised by sensation of tight, band-like discomfort on both the sides of the headache is a Tension-Type headache.
Tension –Type headache starts slowly but persists for long time maybe for days.
Headache is either chronic( with atleast present for 15 days per month) or comes in episodes.
Cluster Headache :
In cluster headache, the pain is deep, behind the eyeballs. The pain is very severe and explosive in quality.
Cluster headaches follow periodicity(i.e., they appear on some particular days or at the same time)Typically, cluster headache patient has daily one or two attacks.The headache remains for a short duration. Cluster headaches are felt on one side of the head.Men are more commonly affected by cluster headaches than females. Notably, patients during headache move around, rocking or rubbing their head for relief.Sometimes, they become aggressive during headache.
What if ignored?/Where the disease may lead the patient to?
Headache is usually thought to be disappearing after a single bout. But repeated bouts of headaches and chronicity of headache might be a real problem if the initial headaches are ignored.
Over use of painkiller or OTC(Over The Counter) medication for headache could cause serious complications.
Why one can go for Homeopathy Treatment?
Headache is mostly a subjective symptom, particularly in primary headaches. Homeopathic philosophy says to take the whole person as sick. Therefore, in treating the headaches, the entire history is taken along with mental and physical complaints. Through this constitutional approach, homeopathic medicines apt for a particular headache in any individual are chosen. The best treatment for any type of headache is possibly by careful selection of homeopathic remedies to ensure headache is gone permanently.
Positive Homeopathy’s SPECIALITY in dealing with Headache
As is known worldwide that headache is a very common pain experienced by every individual. At Positive Homeopathy also, we have had plenty of Headache and headache-related cases looking for proper treatment. The Homeopathy treatment meted out to those headache patients have garnered more referrals to our clinics as the primary aim is to relieve any kind of a headache permanently. With less medication and with high-quality preparation of homeopathic remedies for headache, Positive Homeopathy can boast to provide the exact and best Homeopathy treatment for a headache.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are migraines hereditary?
Yes, migraines have a tendency to run in families. Every four out of five people with migraines have a family history of migraines. If one parent has a history of migraines, the child has a 50% chance of developing migraines, and if both parents have a history of migraines, the risk jumps to 75%. However, having migraines in the family doesn’t guarantee that an individual will also get migraines.
Can allergies cause headaches?
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