Thursday, 16 April 2015

Different Headaches & Migraine

Almost everyone gets headaches. You might feel throbbing in the front of your head when having a cold or flu. Or you might feel pain in your temples or at the back of your head from a tension headache after a busy day. Most regular headaches produce a dull pain around the front, top and sides of your head, almost like having a stretched rubber band around it. 
* But a migraine headache is different. 
Migraine is a headache disorder with intense pulsing or throbbing pain, usually on one side of the head (either left or right only) accompanied by nausea or vomiting and sensitiveness to light and sound. 
Causes: the cause of migraine may that inflammation in the blood vessels of the brain causes them to swell and press onto nearby nerves, hence causing pain. 
What Triggers migraine
•Stress and anxiety •Caffeine & alcohol•Lack of sleep or too much sleep•Hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle•Foods that contain nitrates, luncheon meat or hotdogs.
Simple Tips: - rest & relax in the dark and quiet room. - get enough sleep but do not oversleep. 

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