Signs and Symptoms of Headaches

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We’ve all experienced a headache at some point in our lives, so you probably already know what the signs and symptoms are. However, just to re-evaluate and take a closer look at headaches, let’s examine some of those signs and symptoms of headaches. Headaches are often associated with the following symptoms: Symptoms of Headaches

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Pain in the eyes when looking into bright lights
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Tenderness of the scalp
  • Tightness sensation in the head
  • Stroke

There are many different types of headaches, and it’s important to understand each kind and their associated symptoms so you know how to treat them. Some signs that may give you a clue to the type of headache you’re experiencing include:

  • Pain on one side or both sides of your head
  • Pain that feels like a throbbing or pulsing sensation
  • Blurred vision
  • Lightheadedness
  • Sensitivity to sounds

If you are experiencing a headache of any type, especially frequently, contact Dr. Pira Sadeghi of TMJ & Sleep Apnea Help Center in Glendale, CA for further diagnosis and treatment planning.