Headache can be due to many reasons. Common causes being simple tension headache, headache due to refractive error (visual problems), sinusitis (sinus infections), migraine. Get your vision checked first.
If you have sinusitis and headache you will have cough, nasal discharge or fever. Consult an ENT specialist in such cases.
In simple tension headaches there is tight band like constriction at forehead. It will be relieved by simple analgesics and rest.
Migraine headache is characterised by nausea, vomiting, intolerance to light and sound, throbbing headache. For migraine you need to take preventive medicines and make lifestyle changes.
Details of your headache pattern are needed to reach a diagnosis. Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid headache 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke.
4. Exercise daily (aerobics and cardiovascular)
5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it.
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