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Diseases that can cause headaches

Diseases that can cause headaches


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Many have seen their headaches appear as a result of other illnesses. According to Dr. Zsuzsanna Vida, neurologist at the Buda Pain Center, the underlying disease and headache should be treated in such cases.

Diseases that can cause headaches

Why is it secondary?

Primary or non-primary headache means that there is no other underlying headache disease in the background. And the term "secondary" refers to the fact that just a symptom of a headache can be the result of a major disease, that is, the cause of the secondary or symptomatic headache (among others):
  • Head and neck trauma
    Obviously, if the head and / or neck is bruised, there will be pain.
  • Craniбlis / cervical vascular tusks
    Skull-related and cervical disorders, which can also be sources of secondary headaches.
  • Non-vascular, coronary arteries

    This includes, for example, cranial pressure boosting, which almost always causes headaches.

  • Fertхzйsek

    The simplest form of infection, such as a nettle, can be influenza with a headache, often with very severe complaints.

  • Dysfunction of homeostasis - disruption of the balance of the internal environment
    This may include a flushed state, anemia, metabolic disturbances that can lead to chronic and diffuse headaches.
  • Diseases of the head, neck, eyes, nose, sinuses, mouth
    Acute inflammation of the nasal passages results in a dull headache that is triggered by a more chronic, chronic process. Chronic nasal dysfunction may be indicated by a depressed, tight head. However, it should be noted that reconstructive surgery for rhinitis is rarely associated with chronic headaches. Among the diseases of the eye, subacute glaucoma attacks, scleritis (inflammation of the eyelid), and iritis (inflammation of the heartbeat) can cause severe headaches. Insufficient or poor correction of the lighting error can lead to tension headaches.
  • Materials and their contraction
    Withdrawal of alcohol, drugs, or addiction can, in addition to other symptoms, also cause mild headaches.
  • Psychiatric surgeries
    Among others, panic and headaches can occur.
  • Cranelle is neuralgic, face pain
    Nerve pain in the skull can also be a source of the problem. For example, nerve trigeminal nerve disease contributes to the formation of headache in the form of facial nerve.
  • High blood pressure
    It may be the cause of pressure, sometimes pulsating, diffuse, or headaches. There was no correlation with increase in blood pressure or drug reduction.
  • Spinal column abnormalities, spodylarthrosis
    Both posture defects and intervertebral small can lead to headaches, chronic pressure or spastic headaches.

Diagnosis is based on referral

Because the causes of headaches are extremely complex, a medical practitioner should ask for the most possible condition at the time of recording a medical history: when did the complaint start, is it present, how often does it occur, what type of it occurs, localization, whether there are isolated, severe, or mild factors. You must rely on the results of your internal organ examinations, and a large lab exam is almost always necessary - emphasizes dr. Vida ZsuzsannaNeurology of the Buda Pain Center.- Today, according to the rules of the profession, except for acute and certain special cases, MRI should be performed in case of headache. It is not necessary to conduct the examination if you are suffering from a typical migraine that does not change for a long time, in its nature, frequency, and is not associated with an epileptic seizure or a progressive neurologic symptom. Conversely, CT or MRI is recommended if you have atypical headaches, if your frequency has changed, if you have neurological symptoms, if you have a seizure, if you have systemic, tumorous or HIV disease, or neurofibromatosis.Related articles in the headline topic:
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