Pain in top of head
Headaches became so frequent and common that most people prefer simply not to notice. Most often when headaches take painkillers, and only in the most extreme cases, go to the doctor. But the pain in the top of the head can be the consequence of a number of dangerous diseases that can lead to death. So if you feel not passing headache — go to the doctor.
Causes of pain in the top of the head
Methods of examination
If the pain you don't mind doing: appears rarely, is quick, nothing to worry about. However, if you notice regular flare-UPS of pain or, on the contrary, perceive the day without a headache as a holiday, therefore, an urgent need to go to a specialist.
No one can accurately determine the cause of headaches, so you will be directed to a number of tests and surveys that will help the doctor to identify the source of the disease.
Thanks to modern technology, the survey will not take much time. The most accurate picture about the disease will help to make
How to treat a headache?
- Pills. There are a number of analgesics, which help to get rid of pain. However, in fact, the drugs causes headaches they are not, and, moreover, help only for a certain period of time. In some cases, analgesics are addictive, as headache each time increases (in this scenario, it is urgent to consult a doctor).
- If the headache is bearable and does not require urgent drugs, the best medicine is a walk in the fresh air. As well helps a hot shower and a cold compress on the aching area of the head. In no case do not smoke or drink alcoholic beverages: it will exacerbate the disease.
- Acupuncture. Acupressure helps headaches. However, it can only be a specialist, which will not cause damage to these alternative treatment.
- Massage. Usual relaxing head massage relieves headache in its initial stages and eases the migraine. It can be done independently.
- Music. Some people from the headache is very good music, especially classical or ethnic. Often mention that the sounds of nature is also able to relieve a headache. However, migraine listening to music extremely it is not recommended for acute pain that literally threaten to drive you crazy, you want peace and quiet.