Headache

headache can be a sign of stress or emotional distress, or it can result from a medical disorder, such as migraine or high blood pressure, anxiety, or depression. It can lead to other problems. People with chronic migraine headaches, for example, may find it hard to attend work or school regularly.
Examples include migraine and tension headache.
  • Migraines. Migraines are categorized as a primary headache, and are often accompanied by visual disturbances. …
  • Tension headaches. Tension headaches are very common, and most people will experience them occasionally. …
  • Cluster headaches. …
  • Exertional headaches. …
  • Hypnic headaches.
When to Call the Doctor About Your Migraine or Headaches

The following headache symptoms mean you should get medical help right away: A sudden, new, severe headache that comes with: Weakness, dizziness, sudden loss of balance or falling, numbness or tingling, or can’t move your body.The brain tells you when other parts of your body hurt, but it can‘t feel pain itself. Most headaches happen in the nerves, blood vessels, and muscles that cover a person’s head and neck. … These nerves send a rush of pain messages to the brain, and this brings on a headache.Symptoms. A dehydration headache can feel like a dull headache or an intense migraine. Pain from a dehydration headache can occur at the front, back, side, or all over the head. Unlike a sinus headache, a person experiencing a dehydration headache will likely not experience facial pain or pressure.