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    Essay On Tension Headaches

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    Tension headaches and migraines have been a major part of my life since I was fourteen years old. I had no idea why the headaches were a weekly reoccurrence; however I knew I wanted them to stop. Doctors seemed to always push towards treating the symptoms instead of figuring out the cause of the problem. The unknown was not something I took lightly, as I got older; I decided to do some research. As time progressed, I became more aware of what triggered my headaches. Some days, the headaches would be related to smells, which gave me a severe migraine, resulting in one sided headaches, throbbing, and light sensitivity. Other times, triggers would be from events and holidays, when I noticed the back of my neck knotted up, creating tension. The…

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    people may experience different symptoms associated with headaches, there are many commonalities. Headaches can cause minor or severe pain and are identified as several different types. Headaches are generally a pain in the head, between the eyes and often across the forehead and behind the eyes. A dull, aching pain is associated with headaches along with weariness, slight to severe fatigue and difficulty concentrating. The most common headache is the tension headache. Symptoms of a tension…

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    health issues. Two of the most common chronic headaches in the world are tension and migraine headaches. These headaches are mostly common in adults could start at any age but it 's mostly common in the ages of 20’s-40’s. In the US 12% percent of Americans suffer from headaches like tension and migraine headaches. On October 15, 2010 the FDA approved botox as a solution to this devastating health issue of chronic headaches. Botox not only serves as a beauty treatment, it eliminates the drug…

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    Migraine Headache

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    Headache is one of the most common primary care visit. The most common type of headaches are tension type headaches, migraines and cluster headaches, which affects 40%, 10% and 1% of the adult population respectively (Hainer & Matheson, 2013). I should have inquired about the photophobia, phonophobia and if aggravated by physical activity because these are the criteria for migraine headache. I should have inquired the length of headache because it helps to distinguish between tension type…

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    Each of the eight assessments focus on different thing regarding stress. The first assessment assess your stress examined the physiological measures associated with stress such as heart rate, breathing patterns and respiration rate. The assessment symptoms of stress helped readers assess how often that experienced physical emotional symptoms such as headaches or irritability. Symptoms of stress helped to identify what behavior or symptoms someone may feel when they are stressed. In regards to…

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    throbbing pain in one area of the head that can last for hours or even days. The pounding or pulsing pain usually begins in the forehead, the side of the head or around the eyes. (Family Doctor, 2014) The International Headache Society diagnoses a migraine by its pain and number of attacks (at least 5, lasting 4-72 hours if untreated), and additional symptoms including nausea and/or vomiting, or sensitivity to both light and sound. (NINDS, 2015) The difference between Migraines and Headaches…

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    migraine brain fog. Carolyn Bernstein, author of The Migraine Brain suggests writing educational letters to your family and your children to inform them about migraines. Include things like: “migraine isn’t a type of headache. It has many symptoms, such as severe headache, nausea … and they are not my fault.” (p. 389). And “mommy’s migraines” including what mommy needs, for your kids. (p. 395). 3.6 Packing Your Migraine Prevention Kit Being prepared for your next attack with reduce your…

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    to offer long-term relief. Talk to your doctor to learn more. Headache A piercing headache can transform a great day into a terrible one. If you live in Butler, Pennsylvania and are suffering from headaches, request a visit to Discover Wellness Center to get quality headache treatment from our chiropractor, Dr. Ram Parikh. Headache Q&A Why do I have headaches? A headache is basically pain in any part of the head that is experienced by people of all ages and backgrounds. In fact, headaches are…

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    NDPH Definition

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    spite of the presence of migrainous symptoms, NDPH is still defined as a headache and has headache-related symptoms. Patients with NDPH report that pain is typically felt across the head bilaterally. This is different from a migraine, where pain is felt on only one side of the head. The pain is also typically pressing or tightening in quality, which is characteristic of a typical headache (Prakash & Shah, 2010). However, this pain is starkly different from a normal headache because it is…

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    Leisure And Stress

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    commitments. Poor coping strategies may contribute to additional stress and can lead to a negative pattern of behavior and less productivity (Ekpenyong, Daniel, & Aribo, 2013). Students who use substances like Alcohol to cope with stress actually manage their stress worse than those who refrain from substances. Students reported experience more levels of stress and anxiety when using substances to cope with their stress. (Berenz, Kevorkian, Chowdhury, Dick, Kendler, & Amstadter, 2016; Sahker,…

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