A Frequent Cause Of Sudden Headaches?
my head often aches suddenly, sometimes I’m not doing activities and often aches. however, it can disappear suddenly too sick. Do I have to do further tests or is this just a normal headache? thanks.
Hello Chasanisa, Thank you for the question.
Headache complaint is one of the common complaints that can be experienced by anyone. These complaints can be accompanied by other complaints such as cough, runny nose, sore throat, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sensitivity to light and sound, earache, runny nose, nasal congestion, weakness, and others. These complaints can be caused by a variety of health conditions ranging from mild to serious, such as tension headaches, cluster headaches, migraines, refractive eye disorders (nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism), tired eyes, glaucoma, infections (eg flu, ear infections, sinusitis, meningitis), hypoglycemia, dehydration, and others.
If this complaint has occurred repeatedly and is very disturbing to you, do not hesitate to check yourself directly to the doctor because only with a doctor's examination will be known whether this complaint is only a mild or severe complaint. The doctor will conduct an interview to better understand your symptoms such as the characteristics of headaches, the location of headaches, things that can trigger or relieve headache symptoms, other symptoms that you experience, your medical and daily history, and others as well as check on You. If necessary, the doctor will also conduct a supporting examination such as blood tests, CT scans, MRI, and others. Further treatment will be determined after knowing the cause so that the treatment given in accordance with the conditions that you experience.
You can also do the following suggestions:
get enough rest for 7-9 hours every day
consume nutritious food
sufficient water consumption
use a comfortable pillow when you sleep
improve posture when you have to be in one body position for a long time for example working with a computer. Do not forget to always rest and stretch your muscles regularly
manage stress well
take pain medications such as paracetamol if the headaches are very annoying
I hope this helps.