There are many types of headaches, with different causes that require their own treatment. Which one is causing you pain?
We all get headaches once in a while, and mostly there is no reason to worry. The pain is simply the result of the signals between your brain, blood vessels and the nerves around them, and can be set off by anything from stress to second-hand smoke, skipping a meal to sleep problems, say headache specialist Dr Elliot Shevel of the headache Clinic in Joburg.
But occasionally they can signal a serious underlying condition. It’s good to know the difference.
Find out more on Tension Headaches, Sinus Headaches, Migraines, Cluster Headaches and how to spot and treat them in a 2 page feature written by Glynis Horning,in the June 2017 Balanced life magazine (page 44 and 45)
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