There are many types of headaches and just as many causes of headaches.
Rest assured that majority of headaches are not serious - they can be debilitating and frustrating but mostly headaches are more a sign that something is amiss rather than a sign of a serious problem.
However - never ignore a persistent or an extreme headache, especially one that wakes you up or causes speech problems or numbness. If you have these symptoms, then seek urgent medical help.
To help you understand your headache and some of the causes and symptoms let's start by taking a look at the different types of headaches and what causes them.
This kind of a headache is felt in the front of your face behind your eyes and into the top of your cheekbones. It can be an intense stabbing pain that is often accompanied by a cold of the flu or seasonal allergies.
The sinus cavity becomes irritated and inflamed or fills up with mucus and infection causing the...