Headaches, When They Are Cause For Concern and what to do?
16 Apr 2016
Any headache lasting for more than 24 hours in someone without a history of headaches is cause for concern and there may be a variety of medical conditions for which this may be a precursor, do not leave this unattended but rather consult a health care professional immediately.
Headaches Problematic Warning Signs
– A severe headache with stiff neck, vomiting and light sensitivity
– A headache following a head injury
– Numbness or tingling in the arms or legs
– Symptoms associated with Migraine
When is it a migraine?
A migraine is commonly associated with nausea, as well as light and/or sound sensitivity. Although migraine duration varies from patient to patient. A typical attack lasts for several hours and sometimes persists for up to several (e.g. 2-3) days.
As with any medical condition, discuss the symptoms you are having with a health care professional in order to make a proper diagnosis and prescribe appropriate treatments.