Headaches are a global problem that affects people regardless of age, race, income level, and geographic area. Globally, the prevalence of headaches among adults is about 50%. Between a half and three-quarters of people aged 18-65 around the world have had headaches within the past year, and more than 30% of these people have reported migraines. But what differentiates the various types of headaches from one another?
Treatment plans for headaches are important towards reducing pain and even preventing headaches from occurring. Many types of treatments are available and they can be divided into three groups:
It is best to get ahead of your headache problems by speaking with a doctor. But how do you know when it’s time to see a professional?
If you have ever experienced a migraine, you are also aware of the disruption they cause in your daily activities. Due to how long migraines can last, the onset of these symptoms might mean you will spend the whole day trying to relieve the pain.
What causes migraines? There are many triggers including hormonal, dietary, physical, environmental, emotional, and medicinary factors.
What exactly is a migraine? Learn about causes and symptoms in this blog.
If you experience vision problems on one eye during a migraine attack, you could be suffering from retinal migraines. Here is more information about this type of migraine, including how to tell the symptoms apart from migraine auras.