For short-term elimination of headaches, Paracetamol is used. For more intense headache attacks, No-shpa can be used. Only a doctor can tell how to get rid of a headache after an examination and an accurate diagnosis. As for non-traditional methods of treatment, folk remedies for headaches can be used, but only as an addition to the main course of treatment or as a prevention. Since severe cephalalgia is not an independent disease, but a nonspecific symptom, there are no specific methods of prevention. However, to prevent ailments, in the clinical picture of which there is this symptom, the following should be applied in practice: full and timely nutrition; elimination of bad habits, including alcohol and tobacco abuse; timely and complete treatment of all ailments; systematic passing of a preventive examination by specialized medical specialists; avoidance of stress, nervous strain and similar psychological disorders.
A headache in the back of the head may indicate high blood pressure. In this case, the doctor may prescribe drugs to stabilize the pressure readings. if the back of the head hurts, use antihypertensive drugs and drugs to normalize the tone of the arterial vessels. Also, the doctor may prescribe physiotherapy procedures; medicines for migraine headaches are prescribed strictly individually, as well as for tension headaches; if the occipital part of the head and the temporal region hurts, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with an analgesic effect can be used; for headache caused by neuralgia, carbamazepine and its analogues are prescribed. The list of pills for headache, dosage, regimen and duration of their intake can only be prescribed by the attending physician. Unauthorized use of drugs, in this case, is unacceptable, as this can lead to serious consequences.
Headache treatment depends not only on the underlying ailment, but also on its location. So, a headache during pregnancy requires a minimum of medication, as this can harm the health of the child. Traditional pain relievers should only be used for occasional headaches from tension, fatigue, and similar factors. In all other cases, it is the underlying factor that needs to be eliminated, and not the symptom itself.
Diagnostic measures will depend on the general condition of the patient and the alleged etiological factor. First of all, a detailed physical examination is carried out with the clarification of the general history. In general, the diagnostic program may include the following laboratory and instrumental examination methods: general and biochemical blood test; general urine analysis; Ultrasound; CT; MRI; X-ray examinations.