Have you ever had a headache? Chances are, the answer is yes. Headaches cause over 40 million Americans to suffer. There are many different types of headaches one can experience. Tension, migraine, sinus and cluster headaches are just a few. The good news is, many of them are treatable with conservative care.
Types of headaches:
- Tension: most common type, may be associated with muscle spasms and neck pain, typically occur in the afternoon/evening
- Migraine: may be associated with an “aura” or spotty vision, as well as nausea and vomiting, may last 2-3 days, may be aggravated by light and sound
- Cluster: least common type, may be associated with allergies, can last for 1-2 hours and occur 3-4 times a day, may awaken you from sleep, eye watering
- Sinus: may be associated with pain in the cheeks and above the eyes, nasal drainage may also be present.