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Types of headache and its causes

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Types of headache and its causes

We are no new to headache. Once in a while, everyone of us would have experience the pain and the trouble it causes. Though, many people face the issue on regular basis they just ignore and seek for an immediate relief. This way, several people ignore their health but we say, it is high time that you realise your mistake. It is always good to understand the roots of the problem and then erase the matter with proper medical treatment.

This time, we have come up with the article that elaborates you about the types of headaches and their causes. Read on

1. Tension Headache :

Tension headache is the most common one and can attack anyone. People suffering with this one feel constant pressure and ache on both sides of the head. These headaches can also become chronic. The exact cause of the pain might be because of altered brain chemicals or mixed signals in the nerves leading to the brain. Just relieve the stress

2. Dental Headache 

This is another type of headache that is most common in young population. This headache triggers face pain such as Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) and bruxism. This can be caused by poor posture, stress, arthritis or bad jaw alignment. Consult a dentis

3. Rebound Headache

Rebound headache is a type of headache caused by medication overuse. They attack when one is regularly taking pain relievers like acetaminophen (Tylenol), aspirin or other medicines. Don’t treat the rebound headache with your own knowledge better consult a doctor

4. Migraine

One would have definitely heard about this type of headache. Genes also play major role for the cause. It is three times as common in women as men. Migraine might occur due to stress, hormones or due to irregular sleeping and eating habits

5. Caffeine Headache 

We encounter people who love coffee like crazy. This is a kind of headache that occurs when the person misses his coffee routine. Caffeine headache is very common in coffee addicts. Two ways to kill this pain is drink as per the need or else say goodbye to it forever.

6. Cluster Headache

Cluster headache is very short in time but is very painful. The person will experience only one side pain in the head. At times, this is also called as the suicide headache. Alcohol, high altitudes, few food items and cigarettes are the reasons for cluster headache

7. Early Morning Headache

Early morning headaches are very common in most of the people. Remember that Migraines attack in the early hours of the day. Also, intake of medicines is another major reason for this early morning headache. Sleep apnea sufferers may also be prone to headaches in the early morning. Better to consult the doctor

8. Sinus Headache

If you have symptoms like nasal congestion, sinus pressure and watery eyes, then you must be facing a Sinus headache. Never ignore it as many people with migraine mistake it for sinus headache. Note that it is related to an infection and affects with nasal discharge that is green or tinted with red. All we say is to visit a doctor

9. Hormone Headache 

Women are the victims for this hormone headache. Change in their hormone levels at the time of periods, pregnancy and menopause are the causes for this most type of headache. Note that the birth control pills also trigger the headaches in some women.

10.  Chronic Daily Headache 

Chronic daily headache can be recognised if you have a headache at least 15 days per month for more than three months. Overuse of pain medications or head injury can be the causes for this headache type.

Conclusion

It is always good to know about your health related issues and their causes. This helps and guides you better to take proper treatment for the same. All the above mentioned types of headaches are very common in our stressful lifestyles. But before treating them all by yourself, know the type of headache that is troubling. We say, it is good to visit a doctor and take proper treatment for your headache.

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Monkeypox:

Monkeypox is a viral disease of both animals and humans that causes symptoms similar to those of smallpox,though less severe. It is transmitted by the monkeypox virus, a member of the same virus family that causes smallpox and cowpox.The symptoms of monkeypox normally appear a week or two after exposure to the virus, though it can take longer in some cases.

Symptoms of monkeypox :

  1. Fever
  2. Chills
  3. Headache
  4. Achy muscles
  5. Backache
  6. Swollen lymph nodes
  7. Exhaustion

A rash can develop, often beginning on the face, then spreading to other parts of the body including the gentials.

Treatment :

Currently there is no treatment for monkeypox. However, monkey is self limiting, which means it can get better without treatment.Some medications can be used to control an outbreak and prevent the disease from spreading.

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What is tomato flu ?

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Tomato flu:

Tomato flu is an unexplained virus mainly seen in the India state of kerala. It affects children below five years of age.It is also called tomato fever.

Symptoms:

  1. Extremely high fever
  2. Body aches an pains
  3. Swelling of the joints
  4. Fatigue
  5. Rashes the size of tomatoes on the skin.
  6. Irritation in the mouth due to the medication.
  7. Hands, knees, and buttocks discoloration are standard.
  8. Some patients have also reported that worms have emerged from the blisters formed on their rashes.

Precautions:

  1. Tomato fever is contagious, if someone is infected with this flu, they need to be kept in isolation as this could spread rapidly from one person to another.
  2. It is essential to prevent children from scratching the blisters cause by the flu.
  3. Proper rest in hygiene is advised.
  4. Utensils, clothes and other items used by the infected persons must be sanitize to prevent the flu from spreading.
  5. Fluid intake would also help counteract dehydration.
  6. Most importantly, it is important to take your doctor’s advice, if you notice the above-mentioned symptoms.
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Ice apple:

Ice apple or nungu  is a low calorie fruit, which is rich in calcium and phytonutrients and contains fiber, protein,  vitamin C, A, E, K, B7 and iron.It offers incredible health benefits.it is a seasonal fruit, it helps to get rid of toxins in the body.

Benefits of Ice apple:

  1. Acts as a coolant in the body
  2. Helps to maintain balance in the body
  3. Relieves constipation
  4. It contains numerous phytocheicals that possess potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
  5. Helps to cure the skin problems
  6. Keeps the liver healthy
  7. Helps in weight loss
  8. Strengthens hair
  9. Relieves the muscles
  10. Prevents urinary tract infections
  11. Good for pregnant women
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