Everyone must have felt a headache. Yes, a headache is a common symptom that can occur due to various conditions, such as when you are not drinking or eating, these symptoms will attack immediately. But what if the headache is felt every day? Have you ever felt constant headache everyday?
Is it normal to feel constant headache everyday?
Although headache is a mild symptom, but if you feel constant headaches every day, of course, it is not normal to feel constant headache everyday. If you feel constant headache everyday, at least 15 days in a row or more in a month, then you may be considered experiencing chronic headaches. This condition can even last for months, at least 3 months. This type of headache daily can be in any form, whether it’s a headache or the entire head. In addition, the level of intensity also varies each day, it could be today your head feels very sick and the next day the pain is reduced. However, the headache is always there, every day. Within a day, the duration of headaches that are felt also vary. Can last for a long time or even a short time – less than four hours. This condition is called the primary headache.
What causes constant headache everyday?
Types of primary headaches to date have not known the cause. Even some experts claim that this condition could happen suddenly in people who have no history of any disease. Meanwhile, if you do not experience primary headache, but feel headache every day, then the symptoms of pain that you feel every day can be caused by several conditions as follows: Changes in pressure or volume in the fluid in the spine. This usually happens when a person takes a spinal fluid removal action. Meningitis, a viral infection that attacks the membranes of the brain and spine, causing headache symptoms every day. Injury to the head. Headaches every day can happen if you have a history of head injury. Blood clots in the brain, including stroke. Brain tumour, one of the symptoms is characterised by a headache.
Usually these medical conditions also cause some symptoms other than headaches, such as fatigue or decreased cognitive function.
What to do to get rid of the headaches that come every day? Constant Headache everyday treatment
If you feel a headache everyday, then your doctor will give you some medication aimed at reducing the pain you feel. but to find out which medication can work against your daily headaches, doctors usually try a few drugs, to find a remedy that suits you. Some of the medications given to people who have daily headaches are: Antidepressant drugs, including fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), and sertraline (Zoloft). Migraine drugs, triptans. For example almotriptan (Axert), frovatriptan (Frova), sumatriptan (Imitrex), and zolmitriptan (Zomig). Painkillers, NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Examples are aspirin, celecoxib (Celebrex), diclofenac (Voltaren), ibuprofen, and naproxennaproxen. To find out if you are experiencing a primary daily headache or headaches due to other conditions, then you should immediately consult a doctor.
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