When it comes to the cause of headaches, it varies depending on the type of headache. Here are the more common types:
This is the most common type of headache and is believed to be caused by muscle strain, stress, and hunger. With that, there are two types of tension-like headaches. One is episodic which can last for a few hours and some cases for a few days. The other is chronic which occurs for about 15 days each month for at least 3 months.
The cause is not known precisely but suggested to be caused by abnormalities in the body’s biological clock (hypothalamus).
As the name suggests, this comes with sinus infection symptoms such as fever, stuffy nose, cough, congestion, and facial pressure.
This type is caused by Chiari malformation which is a condition that causes the skull to push against the brain.
This type is very serious and develops under 60 seconds. They usually mean an underlying health condition that should seek medical attention right away. This condition can be triggered by subarachnoid hemorrhage, aneurysm, stroke, or other injuries.