7 Warning signs that your headache isn’t normal and you need medical attention
All pain experienced within the body can be for a variety of reasons, that includes headaches too. What may seem a terrible headache to one may be a mild pain to another? As such headaches can’t be correctly categorized. While a headache that remains constant in its frequency and intensity may not be a matter for concern, a change in the pattern of a headache and the sudden increase in intensity of pain is enough reason to rich to the doctor.
According to Doctor Mark Morocco MD, Clinic professor and ER doctor of UCLA medical center says that not all headaches are indications of a brain tumor. However the major cause for concern is when the pattern of your headache changes into an unusual one which you have not experienced before. Then you need to worry. Here are 7 warning signs of unusual headaches and what you should do about them.
1 The Thunderclap
This can be a terror because it could well be like someone beating down a hammer on your head suddenly. If your headache is an immediate intense rush of pain that comes on suddenly, then this could be a symptom of bleeding in the brain or (SAH) Subarachnoid hemorrhage or even a leaking aneurysm. This is a dangerous headache and you need to cal 911 or rush to emergency. Don’t take pills and try to sleep because it won’t go easily.