August 08, 2016 • Headache Hammock
A headache is described as pain in the region of the head or neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and neck. The brain itself is not pain sensitive because it lacks pain receptors. Rather, the pain is caused by irritation of the pain-sensitive structures around the brain such as the meninges (the tissue that covers the brain) and blood vessels. Did you know that 1 in 10 of the world’s population from chronic headaches, meaning more than 3 to 4 headaches per week (1)? There are several different types of headaches...