WHY DO I HAVE HEADACHES?

Most people have been wondering, why do I suffer headache most times, in this article we are going to be looking out on possible reasons why.

HEADACHE

Headache is simply a continuous pain in the head, usually it can be on one side of the head or on the both sides. In some cases it be a particular part of the head, It can also be all over the head.
It comes in several forms;

As sharp pain
Throbbing; pounding sensation
Dull ache

It can last for hours or days depending on the Type of headache – we will be discussing on this in our next section.

Moving on, having understood the concept, there are so many reasons why we suffer headache below are few basic reasons why;

WATER

As funny as it sounds insufficient water -dehydration happens to be one of the causes of most headache. Normally, our brains is made of 80% water. When you become dehydrated- not enough water your brain tissue loses water causing your brain to shrink and pull away from the skull- scary right? This triggers the pain receptors surrounding the brain, giving you a headache. Medical expert says drinking at least 3.7 liters of water (Men) and 2.7 liters ( women) is recommended. Now that you know, stay hydrated, drink a lot of water daily.

CHANGES IN SLEEP OR LACK OF SLEEP

Lack of sleep is also another possible reason we suffer headache, so getting a lot of rest/sleep is necessary for the body.

POOR POSTURE

Only a few people know this or have also noticed that staying in a wrong posture or same posture for a long time can cause slight headache, try bending your head face flat for about 3- 5 minutes, sooner or later you will feel a slight pain, it is important that you maintain a good posture for better health condition.

STRESS

This happens to be one of the major reason while we have headaches on most occasions. You should take your time to rest properly

HUNGER

I know most of you have been waiting for this part, so I decided to bring it last. Staying hungry for too long or skipping meal also triggers headache; migraine headache for some individuals.

There are more reasons why we suffer headache but with the few listed here, we can go on now with our heads up high, As they normally say “Knowledge is power” so from now on I’m sure we all can at stay more healthier and happier too.

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