Feeling any pain in the head region is referred to as a Headache. Headache may present in one or both sides of the head and be isolated to a specific location.

Causes of primary headaches are Alcohol, particularly red wine, Certain foods, such as processed meats that contain nitrates, Changes in sleep or lack of sleep, poor posture, Skipped meals, Stress. Also the changes in chemical activity in the brain.

There are many types of headaches like

  • Tension headache
  • Migraine headache
  • Hypnic headache
  • Cluster headaches
  • Exertional headaches
  • Muscle contraction headache
  • stabbing headache
  • thunderclap headache

Some types of cancer cause headaches

Cancers in the upper throat named nasopharyngeal cancer, pituitary gland tumors, cancer in the brain and spinal cord and also cancer which spread to the brain cause headaches.

Normally a brain tumor headache lasts from 4-72 hours. Usually, people with migraines headache get confused that they have a brain tumour. The brain tumor is rare, but migraines are common affects 1 in 5 women and 1 in 15 men.

IF you have the following symptom then you have to call the medical supervision immediately; A sudden heavy headache comes with the sudden loss of balance, numbness, tingling, dizziness, weakness or can’t able to move your body.

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Symptoms Headache Overview Feeling any pain in the head region is referred to as a Headache.


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