Alternative Remedies For Migraines And Headaches

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Health and Fitness On 17th January 2018
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To find headache relief, use these headache remedies, which include herbs, vitamins, posture correction, diet changes and more, to fight headaches in a natural and healthy way.

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Headaches can occur as a result of many conditions whether serious or not.

There are a number of different classification systems for headaches. The most well-recognized is that of the International Headache Society. Causes of headaches may include fatigue, sleep deprivation, stress, the effects of medications, the effects of recreational drugs, viral infections, loud noises, common colds, head injury, rapid ingestion of a very cold food or beverage, and dental or sinus issues.

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Treatment of a headache depends on the underlying cause but commonly involves pain medication.

Some form of a headache is one of the most commonly experienced all physical discomforts. About half of adults have a headache in a given year.[1] Tension headaches are the most common, affecting about 1.6 billion people (21.8% of the population) followed by migraine headaches which affect about 848 million (11.7%).

What is causing this headache?

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that almost half of all adults worldwide will experience a headache in any given year.

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. It can lead to other problems. People with chronic migraine headaches, for example, may find it hard to attend work or school regularly.

There are more than two hundred types of headaches.

Some are harmless and some are life-threatening. The description of a headache and findings on neurological examination determine whether additional tests are needed and what treatment is best

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Primary vs. secondary headaches

Primary headaches are benign, recurrent headaches not caused by underlying disease or structural problems. For example, migraine is a type of primary headache. While primary headaches may cause significant daily pain and disability, they are not dangerous. Secondary headaches are caused by an underlying disease, like an infection, head injury, vascular disorders, brain bleed or tumors. Secondary headaches can be harmless or dangerous. Certain "red flags" or warning signs indicate a secondary headache may be dangerous

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