I've had some weird headache since a few years now and it wont stop. It's not like a normal headache it hurts at the back of my head and the more I think about it the more I feel it. I've read a post from someone telling he had headache too and it was because the dentist broke through one of the roots. Before having that pain I was going frequently to the dentist because I had braces. Maybe that may be the problem? I've seen a neurologist and the results didn't show anything in my head that could have cause this. Anyway, it's hard to describe the pain I have its really weird I feel like if the back of my head is more heavy and it also feels like I have something inside my head. Any ideas of what might cause this pain I am suffering for several years now?
Hey Guiome1. Did the neurologist do an EEG? If you are having migraines it will usually show on the EEG. You could be having cluster headaches, sinus headaches, muscles spasms in your neck, eye strain -- many different causes. Be sure to pay attention to different activities, foods, medicines, stress levels that seem to trigger your headaches. Bring them to your doctor's attention. My niece had migraines triggered by milk products. So it can be something simple causing it. I have a history of migraines, and I have had braces on my teeth for 10 months. It feels sometimes that the dentist is trying to break my teeth because the braces are so tight. I have had more headaches in the past 10 months than I had before the braces. I hope you can find out soon what is causing your headaches. I know they are miserable. Best wishes.
I used to have a lot of stress and it used to manifest itself as pain just like yours. It happens when you tighten the neck and shoulder muscles in response to stress. Massage and chiropractic adjustments work really well for this type of pain. It also helps to apply ice or heat, whichever feels better to you. Heat always worked best for me but some feel ice is better. Or you can use both heat and ice in alternation. At night, before bed, and anytime you feel your self tensing up, you need to focus on relaxing the muscles in your neck and shoulders and deep breathe. Lay back on your bed, take a deep breath making sure your stomach/abdomen rises and not your chest-do this by placing one hand on your abdomen and one on your chest. The hand on your abdomen should rise while the hand on your chest should stay still when you take a deep breath. Relaxed breathing should be from the abdomen, not the chest. When you are stressed, you will tend to breath short breaths from the chest. This deprives the muscles of oxygen and causes them to hurt and tense. You will feel yourself relax as soon as you start breathing properly from the abdomen. Hope this helps a bit!
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