to the doctor
According to the research, more than 70%the population of developed countries complain of occasional or persistent headache. However, this statistic does not really reflect the real situation, because resorting to medical care, as a rule, patients with an intense headache, preferring to deal with this on their own bouts of mild and severe. Thus, it turns out that everyone at least once in their lives suffered from headaches. The most common types of headaches - a tension headache and migraine.
Tension-type headache (TTH) is often a lot of young people (20-40 years) and develops against the background of acute or chronic stress. In this regard, the intensity of tension-type headache can be reduced when the positive emotions and to grow in response to the negative experiences.
In many patients with tension-type headache tension observedmuscles of the face and head. In these cases, the causes of the attacks of tension-type headache may be long-term preservation awkward position of the body (for example, hours of work at the computer, or
while driving a car). HDN is usually bilateral; squeezing or compressing character. Patients at this point that the head
like "strapped hoop."
When not nice the whole wide world
A migraine attack can be triggeredemotional and physical overexertion, lack or excess of sleep a night, alcohol or cold weather, stay in a stuffy room, or on the height, different smells (eg perfumes), noise or flickering bright light, use of oral contraceptives. More than a third of women migraine is associated with the menstrual cycle. also include migraine incentives - Dietary factors: starvation or irregular supply some products (chocolate, cheese, nuts, red wine, citrus fruits, etc..). Half of the patients observed hereditary migraine. Migraine headache patients feel,
As a rule, in the forehead, temple, around the eyes. It is often one-sided, throbbing, intense, lasts up to 72 hours, can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, dizziness, intolerance to light and sounds.
One moment and a million moments without headache
Tension-type headache and migraine is partly preventable, anda number of such activities can be carried out independently: balancing mode of the day, try to avoid emotional and physical overload, learn rational behavior
in stressful situations, often ventilate the room, walk in the fresh air, to revise food diet, to minimize the consumption of alcohol.
As for drug therapy, if HDN - episodic and migraine attacks - mild or moderate severity, the patient must be a tool that would act quickly, effectively arresting pain. Ibuprofen has a favorable combinationefficacy and safety profiles, and optimal tolerability with - high analgesic potential. However, the characteristics of the data relating to ibuprofen alone, it is often not enough - for headache patients waiting for speedy relief.
This criterion is met drug MOMENT® (Berlin-Chemie / Menarini) per tabletwhich contains the optimum dose of ibuprofen - 400 mg. A tablet formulation dissolves almost immediately, and the analgesic effect is realized after 10 minutes and maintained for 5 hours. Thus, the effect of the drug MIG® develops and manifests itself more quickly than other tablet formulations of ibuprofen.
It should be borne in mind that the headache is not as harmless as it may seem,
it needs to be addressed at an early stageoccurrence. Otherwise, a further development of the attack can lead to a transition in chronic pain, which in turn may require a complex, long and costly treatment.
Anxiety symptoms, when they appear, should contact
to the doctor
- If you have an unusual headache, which has never been before.
- If even after taking the analgesic headache lasts more than 72 hours and does not give you the opportunity to engage in business as usual.
- If the headache occurs in the form of a sudden "explosion" inside the head.
- If, in addition to headaches, marked visual impairment, speech disorder, movement coordination, weakness of limbs, or thought disorder.
- If, in addition to headaches, body temperature rises or neck becomes inactive.
- If headaches are aggravated by the slightest exertion.
- If, in headache, vomiting observed, but there is no feeling of nausea.
- If the headache becomes more frequent and pronounced.