There are countless types of headaches we experience on a daily basis. Sometimes, these kinds of daily headaches are difficult to treat because we don’t know what is causing them.
Unfortunately, those who suffer from these headaches know that they can be very painful and everlasting too. They can be so bad that they negatively affect your mood and way of life. This is obviously not ideal, and is an issue that needs to be addressed if it is affecting your quality of life.
From a headache and fever to cervicogenic headaches, sudden headaches, and even migraines, each and everyone, in turn, requires our research if we happen to be experiencing them. The same is true for experiencing daily headaches. If you are experiencing headaches on a regular basis, then you are not alone.
According to the Migraine Research Foundation(1), recurring headaches are not uncommon, especially among the subset of the population that experiences migraines as well. What do daily headaches mean when you begin experiencing them and what can you do about it? Let’s take a moment to find out.
Rebound headaches are not any fun if you are suffering from one. If you are in this situation, we understand that all you want to know during this time is how to get rid of this problem. We also know that so many questions will be running through your head during this time. Questions like “what is the treatment that will make me pain free?” and “how do I deal with a rebound headache?” might be some that come up for you.
This type of pain can be tricky. It can return like a bitter neighbor to make your life worse for a few minutes to a few hours before going away. While not necessarily threatening on its own, headaches every day can be a sign that something more serious is wrong.
At the same time, it can be a result of your experiences during the day. These are typically mild to moderate in pain and generally stay at the same pain level for the majority of its duration.
If you’re looking to treat these kinds of headaches, you’ll need to start noting down their particular characteristics, including where you feel them in your head. It’s also important to note what environmental triggers could be causing them, for example, external factors like weather and chemicals, or internal factors, like your own physical wellbeing.
Location of Headaches
Daily headaches can occur in any location of the head listed on Health Hype(2). Existing as shooting pains, ice pick headaches, migraines, eyestrain, and more, they are challenging to define according to the location because of how common they can be.
As we mentioned above, this makes paying attention to your pain very important. To understand the root cause of your discomfort, you’ll need to figure out exactly where the headaches are occuring, and what’s causing them.
For a helpful explanation of where various kinds of headaches can be felt, looking at a map of different parts of the skull is very helpful.
Recurring Headaches That Require Medical Attention
Daily headaches can occur for a myriad of reasons. They can be based on your environment. For example, If you are allergic to something and having problems with your sinuses, then you may experience recurring headaches.
You may also experience headaches every day that is based on what you consume. For example, not drinking enough caffeine after a while or drinking too much can lead you to experience recurring headaches.
Other cause, like particular smells, anxieties, stresses, or workplace/home environments can be precursors to regular headaches. Daily headaches require medical attention when they occur frequently after a long period of time of having no headaches.
Recurring headaches are worth discussing with your doctor if/when the intensity of them increases, or if you have any concerns regarding the fact that you are experiencing them. Either way, if you feel as though you require professional assistance, then read more information from the National Institute of Health(3), which can help you understand additional reasons why you might have a problem.
You can find countless websites online listing natural remedies for regular headaches, including one posted by Reader’s Digest(4). These are great if you want to stay at home and find a more peaceful and quick solution to a headache. Pain relievers are often taken to combat recurring headaches, as they can make living with discomfort far easier.
A point we have touched on before is that if you are aware of where your discomfort is located, and you are noting down any potential contributing factors, this can also be an effective basis for treatment.
Finally, seeing a doctor to address the underlying issues of daily headaches is the best way to be certain that you are doing everything you can to find headache cures.