Types of Headaches

Types of Headaches

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Hello this is Doctor Sivarajan Thandeswaran, Consultant, Stroke and Neurovascular Medicine Kauvery Hospital. Here at Kauvery Hospital we’ve got a Headache Clinic. Headaches are very common. There are many types of Headache like tension headache, migraine, cluster headache, trigeminal neuralgia or facial pain related headaches. Migraine is a common type of headache which can also run in families. There are many types of headaches which are due to other problems in the body. For Example, somebody has some problem in the brain due to a swelling or tumour or infection or sometimes toothache and mimic like headache and so on. There are many ways of correcting headaches by yourself, if you can reduce stress, go to sleep adequately, avoid using too much of TV, Smartphone and so on. And in some women during Menstrual period they are more prone for headaches if you are irregular with your diet. Consult your Gynaecologist and take the right set of treatment to control headaches. So the main treatment in resolving headache is to target how your lifestyle is. If you are unable to do that or if you have tried and if it is unsuccessful we are here to help you with medicines which can desensitiz your brain and to avoid certain triggers which can trigger headaches. There are many types of medicines and depending on your lifestyle, age and work we can choose the right medicine for you. Not all of you will need a brain scan or blood test and so on, but selected few patients may need these tests. Here at Kauvery Hospital we have got a comprehensive headache service which you can avail. Thank you.

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