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Types of Headaches

Posted 2/23/2018

Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor in Centurion, will be discussing different types of headaches that the adult will experience sometime in their life. According to the World Health Organization affects headaches at least half of the adult population at least once a year. In the next month we are going to Blog about some of the most common types of headaches that affects the adult population.Types of headaches - Blog post by Dr Gert Ferreira Chiropractor in Centurion. Contact us at 012 6631572Types of headaches - Blog post by Dr Gert Ferreira Chiropractor in Centurion. Contact us at 012 6631572

Some of the headaches that we are going to discuss is:

  1. Cervicogenic headaches
  2. Cluster headaches
  3. Migranes
  4. pathological headaches
  5. Tension headaches

 

Every Blog post will discuss in detail what the type of headache is and how it is treated by Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor in Centurion

 

Below I will explain in short what the definition is of each headache:

 

1) Cervicogenic headaches

    This headache originates from the cervical spine localized to the Occiput (base     of scull) and the neck

 

2) Cluster headaches

    This form of headache is a recurrent brief attaches of sudden head pain, usually     only on the one side.

 

3) Migranes

    This is a recurring head pain due to changes in the brain and surrounding     vasculature. This is one of the most common types of headaches seen in     doctors' offices    

 

4) Pathological headaches

    These are types of headaches with potentially life-threatening origins, there is     an estimate that only 1/300 severe headaches are pathological - don't stress     too quickly.

 

5)Tension headaches

    These are a type of headache that feels like a tight "band" around the head, and     they are normally from a muscle origin. 

 

 

For more infomation please feel free to phone Dr Gert Ferreira - 012 6631572 with any questions or bookings. 

 

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