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  • Writer's pictureStefan Cvijetan

💔💭 Understanding the Pain: Different Types of Headaches 💭💔

Headaches can be more than just a physical discomfort; they can be emotionally draining and impact our daily lives. Let's take a moment to acknowledge the different types.

1️⃣ Migraines: These are not just regular headaches; they are intense, throbbing pains that can last for hours or even days. The sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, and visual disturbances can make it feel like the world is closing in on you. 💜

2️⃣ Tension/Stress Headaches: These are the most common type of headaches, often caused by stress, anxiety, or muscle tension. The constant pressure and tightness around your head can make it difficult to concentrate or find relief. 🍃

3️⃣ Cluster Headaches: These are excruciatingly painful headaches that occur in clusters, often around the same time each day for weeks or months. The intense pain, usually focused around one eye, can be accompanied by redness, tearing, and nasal congestion. Cluster headaches can be incredibly isolating, as they disrupt sleep patterns and make it challenging to engage in daily activities. 🤝

4️⃣ Sinus Headaches: These headaches are often caused by sinus infections or allergies, resulting in a deep, constant pain in the forehead, cheeks, or bridge of the nose. The pressure and congestion can make it difficult to breathe and concentrate, affecting our overall well-being. 🌬️

5️⃣Hypertension Headaches: Are a type of headache that occur as a result of high blood pressure. These headaches are typically described as a dull, throbbing pain that is often felt on both sides of the head. They can range in intensity from mild to severe and may be accompanied by other symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, and blurred vision. 😖

Headaches from all types are one of the most common reason patients enter our clinic. With regular assessment to address the sign early on and collaboration success follows commonly in majority of cases! Ask us how! #HeadacheAwareness #UnderstandingPain #CompassionMatters #osteopathy #oakville #oakvillemoms

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