Headache - causes and types

Severe headaches is quite a common occurrence for millions of people around the world. Will sudden headache can range from tolerant, light tingling in my temples, until a monstrous pain, provoked by the increased pressure inside the skull. Headache can be a constant companion of people suffering from migraines, or suddenly appear in perfectly healthy people. As a rule, in the latter case, its appearance can be triggered by fatigue, stress, nervous tension, or even a simple change in the weather.

In addition to the frequency of occurrence of headaches, distinguish and its duration. Often the pain quickly passes by itself, but it also happens that the pain persists after medication, and can last for hours. In this case, you should immediately consult a doctor. You should also seek help from a specialist if the pain attacks appear quite often.

Types of headache depend on any imbalances in the body. Here are the most common ones.

Decrease or increase intracranial pressure

The change in pressure inside the skull, and as a consequence of sudden headache is a sure sign of any tumor or hematoma of the brain. Often in addition to headache accompanied by vomiting, dizziness, fainting, drowsiness. To identify them only by using a tomography of a brain.

An increase in intracranial pressure can occur in people suffering from obesity.


Migraine is a sharp, throbbing pain immediately after waking up. The pain may be moderate, tolerant, and sharp enough to stop which is only possible by taking medication. The duration of pain may last several days. This man can't stand bright light and loud sounds.

Chertanovskaya headache

This type of headache is characterized first and foremost for men. Pain rolls attacks at the same time, and distributed in the forehead, temples and around the eyes. During the episodes of this headache is strongly recommended not to drink alcohol.

Cervical headache

This captures the pain the neck, back of the head, then goes to the area of the temples and around the eyes. Severity can vary from moderate to severe, unbearable pain. In addition to the pain, the person may feel a slight dizziness, nausea, drowsiness.

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