Something you must know about headaches.

Something you must know about headaches.


What are the four types of headaches?


The most common types of headaches are:

  • Tension
  • Cluster
  • Sinus
  • Migraine

What can headaches be a sign of?


Headaches can be a sign of:

  • Dehydration
  • Tumor
  • Nerve pain
  • Medication toxicity
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Stroke

When should you be concerned about a headache?


You should be concerned about a headache when: 

  • You have a change in the headache pattern
  • You have an unusually sudden severe or intense headache
  • You have a headache that increases when you cough or change positions
  • Your headache occurs with fever, confusion, visual disturbances or blurred vision, slurred speech, decreased alertness or reaction time, memory loss, numbness, dizziness, weakness, or seizures