The way you manage your headache will depend on the type of headache that you have.
Did you know that headaches are one of the most common pain conditions in the world? Over 75% of adults say that they have a headache at least once a year.
Here are some tips to help you with a headache:
Drink lots of water
Try to have some rest and relax
Take paracetamol and/or ibuprofen
Avoid drinking alcohol
Don’t skip meals
Don’t strain your eyes – avoid looking at screens for a long time
If your headaches:
Keep coming back
Don’t get better after taking medication such as paracetamol and/or ibuprofen
Give you a bad throbbing pain in the front or side of your head – this could be a migraine or more rarely cluster headaches
Cause you to vomit or feel sick and make noises and light painful
You should go to see your GP so that they can assess what may be causing the headaches and decide a treatment that will work for you.
These are some of the different types of headaches
Primary headaches – these are not caused by an underlying health condition:
New daily persistent headaches
Secondary headaches – these are caused by an underlying health condition:
A problem with the blood vessels in the brain
Head injury – new or old
High blood pressure
Over use of a medication
If you would like to speak to our team about treatment for headaches, please contact our team on +44 161 327 0681 or email us at email@example.com to discuss the different treatment options available for you with Mr D’Urso.
This article is intended to inform and give insight but not treat, diagnose or replace the advice of a doctor. Always seek medical advice with any questions regarding a medical condition.