Symptoms of A Headache

There are going to be different symptoms for everyone with a headache. No one is going to react the same to one. Having a headache can be a simple problem that is easily fixed or it can become a tremendous ordeal that can ruin your life and make it hard to function in a normal lifestyle.

There are going to be physical symptoms from having a headache for most people. There are going to be anything from mild to severe symptoms that can cause great stress for someone that is trying to deal with the headache. Chronic headaches are going to be a problem for many but it is important to get the right type of help that will ease the pain.

Sometimes some symptoms are going to be typical and others may not be expected at all. The muscles between your head and neck might contract for a few hours or in some cases, days. You may experience tightness around your neck and even up your back and head. You may feel as if you have a stiff neck and it can be a very painful and irritating problem for most.

Having soreness and tightness around your head is going to be another type of symptom that many feel. You may have pulling or even pressure sensations that make it hard for you to do the things that you want to on a regular day. The pain can be very annoying but not a throbbing pain that some may experience.

Some people will have headaches in different places in the head. Some might experience pain in the temples or forehead. Others may feel the pressure in the back of the head and travel down the spine. Having this type of pain is usually going to be the one symptom that most people experience when they are dealing with a headache of any type.

Many people deal with the discomfort of being depressed. This may bring on some type of tension in the neck and back. When this happens it is going to be a major factor in feeling bad and getting a terrible headache that is going to need some type of attention immediately.

There are going to be symptoms that many people do not even realize are associated with having a headache. Some may be nausea, diarrhea, constipation, shortness of breath, insomnia, weight loss or gain, dizziness, crying, and even fatigue that gets the best of you. It is most important to recognize when you are dealing with these symptoms so that you can get the help that is recommended and needed for this type of pain.


A wealth of knowledge and passion is brought with dual degrees in Naturopathic and Chiropractic. A proud family man, he is devoted to his wife and two children.