Most Headaches are temporary and are caused by tension of the muscles in the forehead and back of the head, or from fatigue, eye strain or emotional upset. Some may be due to infection, injury allergy, eye , ear, nose disorders, or other problems. A headache that happens without other symptoms and disappears over several hours is probably not reason for concern.
Migraine headaches are severe , throbbing head aches. We think that migraines result from narrowing and swelling of the blood vessels in the head. Most people also have nausea, vomiting and cannot tolerate light or noise. Migraines may last from a few hours to as long as 3 days. Treatment includes headache medication and avoiding things that trigger attacks.
To help get rid of your headache, try some or all of the following measures:
Go to Emergency or See a Doctor if: