The Cause Of Frequent Headaches That Move?
Hello dok My name is Najmah, 18 years old, I often get headaches. Sometimes the left, sometimes the right, sometimes the right and left, what causes it, thank you
Hello, Najmah Baraqbah. Thank you for the question submitted to HealthReplies.com. We can understand the concern you feel.
Complaints of one or both sides of the headache can be caused by several possibilities, including:
Migraine (headache, duration of about 4-72 hours, generally on one side of the head, throbbing, moderate to severe pain intensity, heavy during routine or non-routine activities, can be preceded by aura [in the form of visual disturbances / tingling, tingling], can accompanied by nausea and / or vomiting) Tension type headache (headache, duration of about 30 minutes-7 days, generally on two sides of the head, feels like bound / depressed, mild-moderate pain intensity, not heavy during routine activities [walking, climbing stairs ]) Cluster type headache (severe headache, duration of about 15-180 minutes, frequency once per 2 days to 8 times a day, on one side, usually on the same side there can be accompanying symptoms [in the form of red and runny eyes, swelling around eyes, runny and stuffy nose, and / or a lot of sweat on the face]) You can use over-the-counter pain relievers such as paracetamol to relieve pain, with the dosage according to the instructions listed on the medicine packaging. As a recommendation at home, you can do the following simple steps:
Get enough rest Regular exercise. Eat balanced nutritious food Reduce excessive coffee consumption Stress management It is recommended that you immediately consult a doctor or neurologist if there are symptoms / signs as follows:
Headache occurs the first time, never felt before Appears with a different pattern from what is usually experienced Very localized in a certain part of the head Weighting in certain conditions, for example: coughing, sneezing, sexual intercourse, straining Accompanied by other diseases, for example: seizures, HIV, malignancy, history of head trauma, stroke To enrich your insight, you can read articles about headaches. Such is our explanation. Hopefully always healthy. May be useful.