There are two types of headache. One is primary and other is secondary. Headache is not a disease but it is a symptom which is accompanied with other disorders of the brain. There are many causes of headaches and differential diagnosis has to be done to determine the techniques for managing. Primary headache is not caused by other ailment. Primary headache includes tension headache, migraine headache and cluster headache. Migraine headaches are the most common type of primary headache. Children, men, and women suffer from migraine headaches at different parts of their life. After puberty, girls suffer more from migraine headache as compare to the boys.
Cluster headache is less common and few individuals suffer from this type of headache. It may begin early in life and may continue up to middle age.
Tension headache is most common in women. Tension headache refers to the pain in head due to some mental stress. Secondary headaches are the headaches with diverse causes. Some of the conditions that cause secondary headaches are life threatening such as strokes, brain tumours, meningitis, haemorrhages etc. Some people suffer from mixed type of headache in which primary and secondary headaches may be combined together.
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Causes of headache
Causes of headache vary from person to person. Secondary headaches arise from diverse causes. Some common causes of headache are discussed below:
Brain haemorrhage may be one of the main causes of headache. Sometimes pressure of blood in the arteries supplying to the brain increases and this may lead to haemorrhage. There is throbbing headache before brain haemorrhage and it may be life threatening.
Another important cause of headache is tumour of the brain. It may occur in any part of the brain and cause continuous pain in the head.
Meningitis is another cause of headache. Inflammation of the layers of the brain which are called as meninges is called as meningitis.
Symptoms associated with headaches
There are some other symptoms which may also be present along with the headache. People suffering from headache may experience the following symptoms:
There may be darkness before the eyes. There is throbbing and pulsating pain in the head that may spread over the eyes.
People suffering from headache may want to lie down immediately as it may also produce vertigo and instability of legs.
People suffering headache is unable to stand on feet properly due to imbalance and dark spots before the eyes.
People suffering from headaches take different types of pain relieving medications. In conventional system there are pain killers which are recommended to get relief. Alpha HA consists of homeopathic headache remedies that are safe and effective. The homeopathic remedies found in Alpha HA provide instant relief from headache. All the headaches medication found in this homeopathic headache remedy are excellent and provide instant relief. Alpha HA consists of the following instant relief headache remedies:
Spigelia anthelmia 3x: This is an excellent homeopathic instant relief headache remedy. This is indicated when there is pain on the left side of the head. The headache may be caused by pressing of the nerve. There is throbbing and intense pain in the head. Pain is tearing and occurs in the frontal part of the head. Pain in the head is aggravated by exposure to noise.
Belladonna: This headache medication is indicated when headache is caused by exposure to heat. There is pain in the forehead and temples. Pain is aggravated by exposure to light and noise. It is better by pressure and by standing in semi erect position.
Glonoinum: This homeopathic headache remedy is recommended when a person suffers from headache on exposure to sun. The intensity of the pain in head increases and decreases with the sun. It is worse in the morning and afternoon and better as sun decreases.
Nux Vomica: This is a homeopathic remedy which is indicated for the people who suffer from headache due to intake of alcohol or any other habit forming substance. It is best remedy for the people who suffer due to bad effects produced by the conventional remedies. There is pain in the occiput due to mental exertion. There is dull pain in the head.
Secale cornutum: This is a remedy for females. It is recommended for women when they suffer from frequent attacks of headache due to hormonal imbalance. This is recommended for headache which is caused by intoxication.
It is recommended to take 10-15 drops in half cup of water half hourly and decrease the dosage as the pain subsides.
Home remedies for headaches
There are excellent home remedies for managing pain in the head without getting any side effects. Home remedies are found to be greatly useful in avoiding pain in the head and also the symptoms that are associated with the pain in the head. Some of the useful home remedies for headache are:
Take some dry caraway seeds and roast them. Tie them in a soft muslin cloth and sniff through the nose. This will give you instant relief from headache.
Take one and a half cup of boiled milk and add two teaspoons of powdered cinnamon into it. Add one teaspoon of honey, stir and mix thoroughly. Drink this mixture two times in a day to avoid frequent attacks of headache.
Take one apple and chop it and eat every morning by sprinkling salt to it. This will give relief from constant headaches.
Head massage may be done by using rosemary oil. This increases the circulation of blood to the brain and relieves headache.
Take some ginger and add it to one cup of boiling water. Stir it well and drain it. Let the water cool down and then drink it two times in a day. Ginger has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body and prevents recurrent attacks of headache.
Basil is a wonderful natural herb that helps in the natural treatment of the headache. It may be put in boiling water and herbal tea may be prepared to get instant relief from headache.
Take half cup of water and put half cup of apple cider vinegar to it. Boil it for some time and then remove it from the heat and keep it for some time. Inhale the steam through nose to get instant relief from headache.