Headaches Unveiled

Headaches are common… but What are the Emergency Warning Signs that tell you to seek care Immediately?

Almost everyone has had a headache at some point.  Headaches can be due something as simple as uncontrolled allergies to something as serious as a life-threatening aneurysm. 

Here we review the most common headache causes AND what the most concerning warning signs are that help you know when you should seek immediate care.

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The most common type of headaches is “tension-type” headaches.

Tension-Type headaches are most often caused by one of the following:

  • excessive caffeine intake
  • alcohol intake
  • vision problems

Correcting the underlying problem relieves these headaches.

When should I be concerned about a headache?

Headaches can be a sign of a life-threatening emergency. The following signs are reasons to seek care immediately:

  • It is the all-time worst headache ever
  • The headache is worst upon waking
  • There was loss of consciousness
  • Uncontrollable vomiting
  • Loss of vision

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