When is a head ache, not normal?
When is it time to see the doctor or take a trip to the emergency room? Read below to find out what’s not normal…
1. A stiff neck and fever could be a sign of meningitis..
2. Severe nausea or vomiting and any neuro-deficit (such as difficulty speaking or walking), which could be signs of a hemorrhagic stroke
3. If you have a headache after hitting your head or being in a car accident.
4. You have tension headaches, migraine headaches, or cluster headaches and you have to take over-the-counter pain medication frequently or in high doses.
5. Your experiencing muscle weakness or numbness in a limb, changes in speech or vision changes.
6. You are feeling disabled by your pain and are having trouble living a normal life.
7. Your headaches are getting progressively worse.
8. Your headache is associated with seizures.
9. Your headache is extremely severe, and you call it “The worst head ache ever!”
Please seek professional help if you are experiencing these symptoms.