Who doesn’t know it. Headache. Dull, oppressive, pungent, sometimes accompanied by nausea and light sensitivity. Headache is not a disease, but a symptom. It could be very nagging. Generally the causes are harmless. But it can also indicate deficiencies, hormonal disturbances or diseases which require a treatment.
We distinguish different types of headache depending on
nature of the pain (dull, oppressive, pungent)
The possible causes of headache are
impairment of the vision
working on a pc for a long time
problems of cervical spine
woman: hormonal changing
problems with the blood pressure (low or high blood pressure)
cerebral bleeding or neoplasm
Find the right therapy for the patient is crucial. It isn’t always necessary to take painkillers. There exist alternative therapies, like acupuncture or acupressure, which can help a lot without side effects. If the headache persists for a longer period or if it is recurrent it should be cleared by a doctor.