Headache is a very common kind of pain and almost everyone suffers from it at some time. There are several kinds of headache and its symptoms.
– Constant, severe pain in the cheekbones, forehead or bridge
of the nose
– The pain usually increases with sudden head movement, and it always occurs with other sinus symptoms such as nasal discharge, pressure in the ears, fever and facial swelling.
People with tension headaches suffer:
– Mild pain, throbbing and constant pressure.
– Pain targets the front, top and sides of the head
– Headache often begins gradually in the middle of the day.
Tension headaches include:
– It is felt once the person gets up from sleep
– Sleep becomes scarce; the patient suffers insomnia as well.
– General exhaustion
– Light and noise cause disturbance to the patient.
– Disturbed concentration.
Chronic tension headaches:
– The intensity of pain varies through the day, but it is always felt.
– Pain affects the front, top or sides of the head
– Intense one-sided pain, the patient feels as it having a burning or piercing.
– Pain intensifies in the eye region, or behind one eye.
– Pain lasts for about 30 to 90 minutes, but can also last from 15 minutes to 3 hours. The headache will disappear, but it will return later the same day
– This kind of headache occurs regularly, generally at the same time each day. Most of the time it awaken the person at the same time during the night.