Almost everyone has had a headache but identifying triggers may help you avoid them

The most common type of headache is a tension headache

Tension headaches are due to tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw

Secondary headaches are the result of underlying conditions

They are often related to stress, depression or anxiety 

you are more likely to get tension headaches if you work too much

or if you don'tget enough sleep miss meals or use alcohol

such as head injuries, trauma, infection and high blood pressure

Headaches can last between 30 minutes and several hours   

Most headaches go away on their own, and are not sign of something more  serious

Most people can feel much better by making lifestyle changes

Learning ways to relax and taking pain relievers

You can ease headaches by drinking a lot of water

You should rest if you have a cold or flu

Relaxing can also help if you are stressed

Skipping a meal or not eating can make the headache worse

Make sure to avoid screen time as much as possible

If you have a bad throbbing pain at the front or side of your head

It could me a migraine or cluster headache

A migraine is usually a moderate or severe headache, felt on one side of the head

Many people have also symptoms such as feeling sick and increased sensitivity to light or sound

The exact cause of migraine is unknown

Although they're thought to be the result of temporary changes

In the chemicals, nerves and blood vessels in the brain

Migraine is a common health condition

It affects around 1 in every 5 women

And around 1 in every 15 men

Symptoms usually begin in early adulthood