Over 4 million adults in the United States have chronic migraines and almost everyone experiences occasional headaches, most commonly due to stress, lack of sleep, or certain ailments.
In fact, there are different types of headaches, divided into two major categories:
Primary headaches: These are caused by overactive chemical activity in the brain, nerves, or blood vessels. These types of headaches are not caused by an underlying disease, they are rather triggered by specific lifestyle factors (i.e: stress, etc.)
Secondary headaches: These headaches are symptoms of certain conditions such as brain aneurysm, brain tumor, stroke, etc.
However, there are several other causes of headaches that many people can’t even guess. For example, did you know that your sitting or sleeping posture can also cause you headaches?
This list will show you the 8 unexpected causes of headache you probably didn’t know before. Read on and find out for yourself!