Many people suffer from occasional headaches, but when the pain becomes constant known as chronic headaches that occur daily and is one of the most disabling diseases that happen. Want to know why continuous head aches occur? we’ll tell you below:
Types of chronic headache
It should be noted that an headache chronic classified by the duration, and can be divided into several types:
Presents headache, migraine or tension-type both 15 days or more per month for at least three months, most of which at least two of the following: throbbing pain on one side of the head, moderate to severe pain that is aggravated by physical activity and one of these two symptoms, nausea and vomiting, or sensitivity to light
Headache hemicrania continue
It causes pain in one side of the head that does not move to the sides, are daily and continued without cessation of pain, the pain is moderate, but with peaks of severe pain, desrrollando migraine-like symptoms.
Cause at least one of the following symptoms: tearing of the eye on the affected side, nasal congestion and eyelid drooping.
It is a constant headache from the moment that appears the first headache, with at least two of the following symptoms: pain on both sides of the head, mild to moderate pain, squeezing pain without being pulsed and not aggravated by Routine physical activity, and one of the following: sensitivity to light or nausea.
Chronic tension headache
It is a headache that can evolve from a headache tension-type, and can last for hours or be constant.
Has at least two of the following symptoms: pain on both sides of the head, mild to moderate pain that exerts pressure and does not worsen with routine movement and has at least one of the following: nausea or sensitivity light.
What are the causes of chronic pain and persistent headache?
Although these headaches have no latent causes can be identified, there are some factors that can influence their appearance:
- Inadequate function of the part of the brain that suppresses pain signals.
- Increased pain response.
- Excessive use of pain medications, which can cause a rebound effect.
- Underlying diseases as related to blood vessels in the brain disease, brain injury, meningitis, stroke, brain tumor or excessive or excessively low interracial pressure among others.