Headache is the discomfort or pain beneath the scalp, forehead, or behind the eyes, or arising from the head or upper neck of the body. There are several distinct types of headache. A primary headache is caused by pain or a disorder that originates from the head itself. For example, a migraine or tension headache. A secondary headache originates outside the head, such as a headache related to nausea from the flu, or as a side-effect of hormonal fluctuations in the body. Other types of headache include cranial neuralgias, facial pain, and other headaches.
One needs to know the symptoms of Migraine in order to identify between Migraine and other headaches. A unique aspect of Migraine headaches is that such headaches usually occur on one side of the head. Other kinds of headaches mostly occur on both the sides. The other major difference between Migraine and other types of headaches is the presence of associated symptoms in Migraine. In Migraine, the sufferer is likely to have a moderate to severe throbbing pain. One may suffer from:
Pain behind either one eye or one ear
Pain in the temples of head
Experiencing spots or flashes of light
Sensitivity to sound, sound or both
Temporary vision loss
More About Migraine
Doctors divide Migraine headaches in two categories: Migraine with Aura and Migraine without Aura.
The feeling that a person develops before experiencing migraines is known as Aura. The feeling may prevail anywhere between 10 minutes to 30 minutes before the attack.
Such feelings may include:
If not Migraine headache, one may have Sinus headache, Cluster Headache, Thunderclap headache or a Chiari defect. If a person is suffering from Cluster headache, he / she may have a very painful headache which is confined to on one side of the head. Such pains come in clusters and hence the name.
Homeopathy for Migraine and Headache
Modern medicine does not always seem to have a fitting answer for Migraine or any other type of headache. However, Homeopathy can help a lot. For Migraine treatment as well as for treatment of other types of headaches, Homeopathic medicines can be good idea.
Homeopathic Doctors see through the history of Migraine and Headache of the patient, the lifestyle, and other general aspects of life. This helps them make a perfect homeopathic medical course for the patient to treat their constant Migraine or headaches.
Consulting a general Homeopathic Doctor with good experience will help patients to get rid of their Migraine and Headache from its root.
Application of oil on scalp, Siro pariseka or Siro dhara
- pouring oil over the scalp Siro pichu
- Putting a cloth soaked in oil over the head.