A headache is a sign of pain in any area of the neck or head. It is common in migraines, sinus headaches, tension headaches, cervical headaches, temporal mandibular joints (tmj), headaches that cluster, and even dangerous headaches. Chronic headaches can impact relationships and work. There is also a higher chance of developing depression among those who suffer from frequent and severe headaches. There are more than 200 reasons for headaches. We'll briefly look at the common causes of headaches in our office. TENSION HEADACHES The tension headache is caused by muscular and postural issues in the upper spine. It is typical for them to begin at the top of the skull, and move upwards over the head, and then upwards to behind the eyes. The most common causes are poor sleeping habits, forward head position, inadequate support for the pillow, overuse of computer use, strain on the eyes and imbalance of the neck Sữa nhập khẩu úc muscles. These are the most frequent headaches we encounter. They usually respond well to chiropractic treatment, muscle trigger point therapy medications, stress reduction and exercising. Temporary MANIBULAR HEADACHES (TMJ) The temporal manibular (or TMJ) headache is pain that occurs in the jaws, and also over the temple, or on the face. It is usually worse after eating, particularly the hard stuff, such as steak, as well as chewing gum. There are a variety of causes, such as muscle imbalance in the jaw muscle, joint degeneration diseases (Osteoarthritis in the jaw) and dental malalignment and slipped articular an cung hàn quốc discs of the TMJ. They respond well to low-level treatment with laser (Pain Res Manag. 2018 May 10;2018,) mobilization and exercise, as well as electrical therapy, and sometimes the use of a dental splint. These are usually managed in conjunction with your dentist. CERVICAL HEADACHES Cervical headaches are a frequent type of headache that originates from the cervical spine. They are found in approximately 4 percent of people. The majority of pain begins in the neck area and then moves across the head. The most common cases are women as well as those who have suffered whiplash injuries or concussions. The headaches can originate from any neck or cervical structure however the most frequent reason is due to that of the facial joint. They respond well to adjustments, mobilization, (Front Neurol. 2016; 7: 40) training and trigger point exercises. SINUS HEADACHES When you suffer from sinus headaches, the majority of the pain is located in on the top of your head. The most frequent causes are allergies, blocked or inflamed sinus cavities as well as bacterial and viral infections and pain that is referred from the cervical nerves that run to the forehead. Sometimes , patients experience sinus congestion that is continuous or obstruction. The infection caused by bacteria should be treated first, and by antibiotics, if it is present. Sometimes, there is no sign of any of these and you only feel discomfort in the front of the head. It is common for sinus headaches, which are transmitted to the cervical trigeminal nerve. The head's nerves have a common nerve pool with the neck. (See the diagram below) This is the reason why certain patients are responsive to neck treatments. The headaches that cause them respond well to medications, chiropractic, diathermy and Acupuncture. CLUSTER HEADACHES Cluster headaches are an uncommon type of headache that is experienced by 1 to 2 people each 1,000. The pain usually is located around one eye, one temple, or forehead. The pain usually is intermittent. It can last from 30 minutes and 3 hours in the majority of instances. It is more prevalent in males and smokers. The trigger can be caused by alcohol. The most commonly used treatments are oxygen. Sumatriptan as well as zolmitriptan nasal sprays are employed in chronic sufferers. MIGRAINE HEADACHES The migraine is a condition that is characterized by frequent moderate to severe headaches with the sensation of throbbing that lasts between four and three days. It usually begins with one head side, but can extend across both sides. The most common signs are nausea, vomiting, or the sensitivity to sound or light and can be followed by an aura, frequently then followed by tiredness. A lot of our patients be forced to lie down in an dark space when migraines occurand are usually painful. Elimination of alcohol as well as food that are high in nitrates such as bacon, ham and smoked meats may help prevent migraines. Caffeine is a good option however it can cause side consequences in certain. (J Headache Pain. 2017; 18(1): 107). They are well-responsible to acupuncture, medications, nutrition changes, and exercise. Migraines are a problem that affects three times as many women as they do men. The Journal of the American Medical Association DANGEROUS HEADACHES There are a variety of headaches that are dangerous. They can be epidural hematomas or bleeding in the brain. They occur most often after injuries to the head. Subdural hemorrhage is typically caused by bleeding from blood vessels. It is described as intensely sharp headaches without reason, similar to an axe in the head. The swelling and pain on the temple could be Temporal Arteritis. Temporal Arteritis is an irritation of your temporal artery on the top of your head. The pain of acute glaucoma is in the eye due to an increase in pressure inside the eye. All of these are medical emergencies that should be examined by an emergency room. The pain that makes you wake up at night as a cancer patient must undergo an extensive diagnostic test. Numbness or weakness in one part of your body can be a sign of concern for the stoke. Problems with speaking, smiling or smiling, facial drops, dizziness or double vision, as well as loss of consciousness are all reasons to make an medical emergency visit to the hospital. A sudden pain in the head with no apparent reason is enough to warrant an immediate appointment to the emergency department. TREATMENT Our clinic offers a variety of treatments for headaches. The treatments offered include acupuncture, mobilization, low-level lasertherapy, trigger point work and medication, both migraine and anti-inflammatory exercises, various types adjustment (manipulation) and nutritional diet guidance. Each patient is assessed individually and a specific program is devised. This article is to be informative only. Consult a medical expert prior to beginning any treatment. Every treatment has potential risks.