Headaches are very common but the types and their symptoms can vary widely, ranging from occasional, tension-induced pressure to chronic, debilitating migraine pain. Even though headaches can cause mild to severe discomfort and sometimes interfere with daily activities, most occurrences are not a cause for alarm.

You should consult a Neurologist if you experience any of these below/;

  • A severe headache immediately after intense physical activity, such as weightlifting or jogging
  • An intense headache that comes on very suddenly
  • A headache accompanied by neurological symptoms, such as vision changes, dizziness, weakness, numbness, loss of balance, paralysis, speech difficulties, mental confusion, personality changes or seizures
  • If A headache is accompanied by fever, a stiff neck, nausea or vomiting
  • A headache that follows a head injury
  • A eadache in one eye accompanied by redness in the affected eye
  • A headache that progressively worsens over 24 hours
  • A headache that wakes you up from sleeping
  • A headache that lasts for more than two days
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