Headache in temples - is the pain that is caused by disorders of the nervous regulation of cerebral vessels and cerebral circulation. There is a spasm, causing the appearance of pain in the temporal region of the head.
Headache in temples - one of the twenty most frequent causes of temporary disability of WHO statistics. More than 70% of the inhabitants of civilized countries are experiencing a headache in temples periodically or continuously.
Headache in temples: Causes
There are more than 45 diseases that can cause a headache in my temples. Most often isolated:
Migraine. Suddenly starts to hurt one side of the head, most of all in the forehead and temple. The pain is throbbing, intense, paroxysmal;
Pain voltage. Long forced stay in the same position (at the computer, driving a car). Nagging pain, continuous, tight feeling of tightness of the head hoop;
Cervicogenic pain. The investigation of pathology in the cervical spine. Most often, this age-related changes that occur in people older than 40 years. The pain is moderate or medium-intensive. It starts in the neck or back of the head, moving the temporal and frontal area. Accompanied by blurred consciousness, redness of the eyes, nausea, vomiting, difficulty swallowing;
Trigeminal neuralgia. One form of cranial neuralgia caused by compression of the trigeminal nerve arises mainly after 40 years. The pain is one-sided, impulsive, sweep;
Infectious intracranial processes (encephalitis or meningitis). The pain is acute, with growing intensity. Concentrated in the temporal region, accompanied by fever;
Temporal (giant cell) arteritis. Chronic inflammation of the arteries, with primarily affected temporal arteries. The investigation vascular age-related changes observed in people over 50 years. The pain is constant, changing intensity, concentrated in the fronto-temporal region;
Hormonal disorders. Periodically there are women during PMS or other phases of the menstrual cycle, during pregnancy or during menopause. The pain is aching, dull, exhausting;
Atypical pain. It may be due to various factors. Sudden weather changes, emotional stress, or stress, insomnia, long exposure to the sun or strong wind, hangover, inhaling pungent smells (varnish, paint, kerosene, gasoline, spirits), the use of products with excess nitrates, abuse of coffee, smoking - all that and more can cause headaches in the temples. As a rule, the elimination of the causes of the pain goes away.
Severe headache at the temples
Severe headache at the temples - one of the most difficult problems in medical practice. It is accompanied by a severe headache in the temples nausea, vomiting, loss of attention, dizziness. The pain is completely deprives a person of the possibility to engage in any activity.
Headache in temples: Treatment
Treatment of headache in the temples should be aimed at eliminating its causes. Pain is a warning signal that the body takes on failure in one of its systems, in this case the brain and surrounding tissues and organs. To the masses of the reasons that can trigger headaches in the temples, to choose the right, you need to go in-depth examination by a neurologist or neurologist and establish an accurate diagnosis. In the future, to comply strictly with treatment recommendations.
In the case of rare headaches in the temples can be treated in the use of analgesics or other pain relievers that assigns a physician.