Constant headaches are caused mainly due to tension and it can occur when you are under tremendous stress, you have not taken proper sleep, you are eating wrong kind of food and you are facing several changes in the weather. Constant headaches are a very common type of headache and it can affect almost everyone. In constant headaches along with having a headache you will also feel the neck and back muscles tightened. This is a painful condition to be in and it will make you feel so tired that you wont be able to complete your routine day's tasks.
The common symptoms of constant headache are pain and tension in the head, neck and back region. Along with these physical symptoms you will also have several emotional fluctuations. You will feel irritated and tired. All your energy will become zero and you wont be able to do any work. You will not be able to concentrate on your work and you will have no other option but to take some rest. Constant headaches will have mild pain in the initial period but soon the severity of the pain will increase. Such type of headache will last for few hours to few weeks to few years also.
Constant headaches affect more women as compared to men and that too the adults in their middle age are more prone to getting these types of headaches. If you are also getting constant headaches then it is better to consult your doctor before the intensity of the headaches increases. Avoid taking any over the counter available medicines, as taking medicines without knowing the real cause of the condition is useless. Also without knowing the exact frequency and the dosages you can land up in big troubles if you take the medicines in overdose.
Many people think headaches are harmless condition and after bearing the pain for some time they can get rid from it. But this is not true, you should consult your doctor in case you get severe headaches along with feeling weak, dizzy and numb. There are certain things that you can do to get relief from the headaches till the time you visit your doctor like holding an ice pack over your neck, head and back or taking hot shower, etc. Make it a point to consult your doctor even if you get relief from the headache. This way you can prevent the recurrence of the constant headaches.
Constant headaches can also indicate some eyesight related problems and hence you should also consult a good eye specialist in your area. But it can be some other problem also; hence if you are thinking just by changing you pair of spectacles, you will get cure from constant headache then you are wrong. The doctor will perform several tests and examinations on you to know why you are suffering form such headaches. CAT scan, MRI and X-ray of the skull are some of the tests that are used to diagnose the causes behind the constant headaches.