Headaches are no fun and everyone has experienced a headache or two at some point in their life. Headaches, as well as all pain, is your body communicating with you to let you know something is wrong. You might have pain, throbbing, pressure and sensitivity to sound and light. There are various causes of headaches and understanding what is causing it can help you discover how to treat it. Becoming aware of and identifying the patterns of your headaches, will enable you to make changes in your lifestyle habits or diet that can help you avoid them in the future.
We will look at 7 common types of headache and what causes them.
Headaches caused by allergies are one of the most common. They cause sinus blockage which causes pressure that results in a headache. This type of headache is commonly accompanied by itchy, watery eyes and pain can be felt throughout the face and head. Eliminating foods that are known to cause allergies would be a good place to start to identify the cause.