Severe headaches

Getting severe headaches frequently during the evening hours. I am unable to tolerate these headaches. What would be the problem? if any one of you the best doctor in and around Chennai do let me know.
views-icons 47 Views Bookmark this Answer

Doctor Answers (1) on Severe headaches

doctor profile image
Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
Hi, there are various causes for headache.. Headaches are generally classified by cause: Primary headaches A primary headache is caused by problems with or overactivity of pain-sensitive structures in your head. A primary headache isn't a symptom of an underlying disease. Chemical activity in your brain, the nerves or blood vessels of your head outside your skull, or muscles of your head and neck — or some combination of these factors — may play a role in primary headaches. Some people may carry genes that make them more likely to develop such headaches. Some primary headaches can be triggered by lifestyle factors, including: Alcohol, particularly red wine Certain foods, such as processed meats that contain nitrates Changes in sleep or lack of sleep Poor posture Skipped meals Stress Secondary headaches A secondary headache is a symptom of a disease that can activate the pain-sensitive nerves of the head. Any number of conditions — varying greatly in severity — may cause secondary headaches. Consult Neurologist....
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
2/2 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?