What is it ? A Headache Head Injury Concussion?
People get headaches. Almost everyone gets a headache… only one in five people never ever get a headache.
They just show up and cause problems. Some big some small. If you get a headache usually you recognize it … just like a bad neighbor. You treat the headache like you treat it all the other times.
present as an “Old” headache. They incapacite more than most common Old Headaches. Migraines often make you miserable without killing you. The blood vessels feeding your brain go into spasm creating “auras” of zig-zag lights , sometimes weakness. And then the pounding headache begins. These can last minutes to days. Some require complex medications and dark rooms. Some even lead to disability and strokes.
typically begins at the nape of neck. These radiate over the top of the head and settle above the eyes. Often these settle on one side. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and massage go a long way to treat these.
Finally there are some 200 different types of chronic “OLD HEADACHES”. If you want to know more go to the biggest text book:
If you have a sudden onset of the worst headache in your life, you may have a brain aneurism: a bulging leaking artery in your brain. Most are best treated under medical supervision. These type of headaches are worth a trip to the emergency room.
Persisting New Headaches after a car accident often means a concussion. If you link avoiding bright lights and loud noises to headache, you have a concussion.
Ringing in the ears starting after an MVA brings up the strong suspicion of a brain injury.
A rapid twisting or shaking of the head during the sudden deceleration of a n MVA or falling to the floor can hurt your brain. You do not need to leave a bruise or have external signs of a head injury to have a traumatic brain injury.
Many people assume that concussions involve a loss of consciousness, but that is not true. In many cases, a person with a concussion never loses consciousness.
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