Every human sometimes experience headache. Lots of them are trying t solve this problem with the well known trick eat a banana and drink lots of water pain will gone.
But this simple trick is not always useful because there are different types of headaches. Headaches may be caused by common reasons like fatigue or dehydration, but they may often indicate a more serious health issue. Lets talk about these headache types:
- Sinus Headache
Sinus headache is connected with sinus inflammation and is a result of an infection and may lead to a pressure felt on the cheeks, forehead and eyes, as well as a fever.
Treatment: You should drink lots fluids and warm water effectively reduces the inflammation and opens the sinuses.
Consume foods high in vitamin C or drink a lemon green tea, as vitamin C is high in antioxidants and helps the body to fight infections.
Also, you can try to apply hot and cold compresses, reduce the pain by eating a warm soup, or a fresh ginger, as it has powerful pain-reducing and anti-inflammatory properties.
- Tension Headache
This is the most common headache type particularly in the back of the head and the neck, or at the temples.
Moreover, it may also cause a radiating pain below or above the eye area. It may often lead to vomiting or nausea. Many times this type of headache is a result of a stress.
Treatment: Combine ginger tea and peppermint oil in order to successfully reduce the pain.
- Cluster Headache
This headache may appear over one head side mostly on one eye. It is often recurring and it appears suddenly witch leads to a severe pain. In this case, you may often experience a nasal congestion, a rainy nose or a watery eye. Its cause cannot be stated, but it occurs as soon as certain nerve pathway is activated in the brain’s base.
Treatment: Capsaicin cream includes an active ingredient, cayenne pepper. A small amount of it applied to the nostril will cause a blockade of the nerve pain signals.
Migraines occurs between the ages of 25 and 55, but they can be experienced regardless of the age. 38 million of people in America suffer from migraines.
This headache type is much more complicated than an ordinary headache. Migraines are manifested by an intense, severe, throbbing pain on one head side. In one-third of the migraine attacks, this pain occurs on both sides of the head.
This headache type is followed with other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances, dizziness, extreme sensitivity to light, smell, sound, touch, as well as numbness or tingling in the face. The symptoms radiate from the top of the head downward.
Treatment: Consume food rich in vitamin B12 (riboflavin), magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids.
According to a study conducted in 2011, aerobic exercise can be effective in preventing these headaches as the preventative migraine medication topiramate.