Sometimes it is very hard to realize why headache occurs and why the pain is concentrated in a particular place. It may mean that you have a serious health issues.
If it appears in the morning you have to see a doctor as it may denote a brain tumor, sleep apnea, or high blood pressure. See a doctor if the headache causes change of vision, digestion or mood.
The headache may vary from the location of the pain, and the following ones are the most common:
1. It affects one half of the head
This is a migraine, a phenomenon which is not dangerous, but it is very difficult as it may last up to 72 hours. The pain varies from moderate to severe, and may be appropriated by nausea and light and noise sensitivity. You should take a painkilling tablet immediately after the first symptoms and a dark room.
2. As if someone is pressing your head with vise
It is a tense headache that gradually disappears to medium intensity of pain, and you feel as if someone presses your head with a vise. It often occurs due to increased stress and it is recommendable to sleep a little bit.
3. Pain in one side of the face, swelling onto the eye lids
This headache lasts in cycles ranging from 2 weeks to one month, and occurs in a certain period of the year. The duration of the pain happens each day and at the same part of the day or night, lasting from half an hour to 3 hours.
4.Pain in the forehead
This is caused by inflamed sinuses and is being felt in the cheek bones as well. Inhalation and shower with warm water are able to improve this health condition.
5.Pain in the back of your head (in the neck area)
This type of headache happens because of pine and neck issues, but can also occur due to long sitting. Thus you have to stretch a bit and breathe some fresh air.
According to experts, you can keep a diary of headache which should include data on how often it appears, at what time, where does it hurt, and how long it lasts. On the basis of these observations, the doctor will later be able to make daily diagnose on what is going on.
Dehydration may cause headache as well. And this means that you have to be careful and drink enough fresh water throughout the day.