Back of the head headache

Back of the head headache | Treatment and 2 more

What is Headache?

Headache Causes and treatment

A headache can affect any part of the head that can cause pain and discomfort in your head scalp or neck, most people 78% of 100 people experienced with headaches, this pain can be throbbing, Continuously, Strong or Dull, Headaches and back of the head headache can be Treated by Medication And Stress/anxiety management with Meditation and biofeedback,

Types of Headaches

Headaches have more than 150 types, They are divided into two categories, 1. Primary headaches 2. Secondary Headaches

1. primary Headaches are Chemical Activities In your brain, the blood vessels or nerves ambient your head, or the muscles of your head and neck can play a role in primary headaches, a few people carry Headaches from him hereditary that more developed him primary Headaches, However, know simply primary headaches are that who don’t occur to other medical conditions,

The most common primary headaches are include:

  • Cluster Headaches,
  • Migraine,
  • Migraine with aura,
  • Tension Headaches,
  • (NDPH) New Daily persistent headaches,
  • (TAC) Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia,

2. Secondary headaches are symptoms of a Disease that can Continuously activate pains in the sensitive Nerves of the brain, however, Secondary Headaches are a type of Headache who related to another medical condition, Like Hypertension, medication overuse, head injuries, Tumor ETC

types of secondary headaches are include:

  • Brain freeze headaches
  • Overuse of Medication (overuse of pain killers)
  • Sinus and Flu Headaches
  • Spinal Headaches (caused by Low or High Blood pressure)
  • Thunderclap Headaches (a group of disorders that involves sudden, severe headaches with multiple causes). trusted source 

Back of the head Headache Causes

During a headache Back of the head, an unknown mechanism activates by specific nerves, that affect muscles and blood vessels. These nerves send pain signals to the brain. Back of the head headache Causes are include :

  • Tension Headache
  • Migraine
  • Arthritis in your upper spine
  • Occipital neuralgi
  • Also it’s can be from a type of primary headaches
  • Hereditary factors   (Trusted Source)

What is cluster headaches

A common type of primary headaches is cluster headache, Normally Cluster Headaches come in a group or cluster at the Springtime or Waterfall, Cluster headaches can occur 1 to 8 times daily during the cluster period, it’s can lasting from one week to three months and ending for life or it may return after 1 year, Included pains of cluster headaches:

  • Intense with a burning or stabbing sensation.
  • Located behind one of your eyes or in the eye region, without changing sides.
  • Throbbing or constant. (Trusted source)


migraine headache is a common type of primary headaches, that can cause heavy throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, Normally it’s felt on any one side of the head, It’s often accompanied by vomiting, nausea, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can lasted for a few hours to Some days, and the pain can be very strong who interferes with your daily work and activities, There’re Listed some Causes of Migraine pains,

  • Drinking alcohols
  • Suddenly Changing Life Style in Eating or Sleeping
  • Depressions
  • Overly Medication using
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • High Sounds
  • Weather changes  

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Prevent your Back of the head headache,

Actually headaches can be prevented with avoiding the triggers, But triggers are very specific to all patients, Your triggers and another person triggers are not be same, when you determine your triggers and avoid them you can prevent your Back of the head headaches also another headaches , However, if you don’t identifying your triggers or doesn’t able to avoid your triggers, then go to  at medical or a headaches specialist,


Treatment of Back of the head headache

Back of the head headache
Back of the head headache Treatment

All types of headaches doesn’t Need Medication, some kind of headaches you can Reduce or treat with figuring your triggers, when you know your headaches triggers, you and your health provider can manage it and choose Best treatment Ways for you,

For Example you’re Realise that when you Depressed or Stressful your headaches will be Soo severe, Counseling and your Stress management techniques can Reduce your Back of the head headaches, By Lowering Your Depression, Stress and another Causes of Headaches, manage your Depression stress and anxiety by Relaxation techniques, Like Yoga’s, Deep Breathing, Muscle Relaxation, Read History Books, Holy Quran or Listening Holy Quran, ETC

Also You Can try this Home Remedies For Reduce your Bach of the head headache,

  • Gently Massage your back of the head or neck
  • Apply Cold or Heat pack in your head
  • Apply some pain Reliever gel and Softly Massage Your head
  • Take a Rest in Dark and Comfortable Room
  • Take a Good Run or Exercise (Trusted source)

Alert: Usually some Headaches Respond to over the Counter Pain Relievers, But these medicines over using can be Cause your Back of the head headaches or it’s after a few times doesn’t work with you, So when you Suffer in Headaches contact with your health provider for prescribed to headache Relief medicines, Like imigran, Triptans and others migraine and cluster pain attack Stopper, all time Try to be happy and don’t depressed for anything anytime, This things also help you to Reduce Headache frequency.


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