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7 Types Migraines And Headaches And What Causes The Same


Image credit: Instagram Common migraines: This type of migraine is also called migraine without aura. The symptoms of which include moderate to a severe pulsating headache that occurs without warning. This kind of headache is usually felt on one side of the head. It could be also accompanied with nausea, confusion, blurred vision, mood changes, fatigue, and increased sensitivity to light, sound, or smells. Attacks typically last 4-72 hours, and they repeat a few times a year to a few times a week.


Image credit: Instagram Classic migraines: This type of migraine is also called migraine with an aura. This type of migraine could lead to visual disturbances like blackouts, cluttering and blurring vision. These disturbances can take place about 10 to 60 minutes before an actual headache and usually last no more than an hour. Sometimes these disturbances or aura can be present even without a headache for long. Nausea, loss of appetite, and increased sensitivity to light, sound, or noise may precede a headache.

Image credit: InstagramTension-induced headaches: As the name suggests these headaches are an outcome of excessive stress and tension. It usually happens at the back side of the head and stays for a while.

Image credit: InstagramCluster headaches: These are the severe type of a headache. In cluster headaches, one might suffer from pain on one side of the head behind the eyes. They last for two to three days at a stretch. These headaches are usually followed by remission after the headaches stop. During remission, no headaches occur for months and sometimes even years.

Image credit: InstagramChronic headaches: They are often disabling. They are usually seen in people who suffer from one or the other kind of mental condition like depression. These headaches often worsen with stress. They could be with or without an aura.

Image credit: InstagramSecondary headaches: These headaches have an underlying condition like a tumour, infection, viral fever or an illness.

Image credit: InstagramMedication overdose: A lot of times headaches could be due to an overdose of certain medications like aspirin, acetaminophen, NSAIDS. These headaches are also called as rebound headaches.

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