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Symptoms and Signs of a Headache

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While people may experience different symptoms associated with headaches, there are many commonalities. Headaches can cause minor or severe pain and are identified as several different types.
Headaches are generally a pain in the head, between the eyes and often across the forehead and behind the eyes. A dull, aching pain is associated with headaches along with weariness, slight to severe fatigue and difficulty concentrating.
The most common headache is the tension headache. Symptoms of a tension headache vary among people, but most tension headaches cause pain in the front, sides and top of the head and sometimes in all of those areas. The pain associated with tension headaches is described as throbbing and constant and can be mild or moderate. Tension headaches are very common and most people report that tension headaches are more likely to occur in the middle of day and can last as little as a few minutes or half hour up to several days.
Tension headaches can present symptoms on and off and ranging in severity. If a person is presenting these types of symptoms more often and over a prolonged period of time, it can be identified as chronic tension headaches. The pain from … Read the rest