Unpleasant feeling in the head can ruin any plans. The reasons may be different. This is a stressful situation, nervous system disorders, a sharp change in temperature, prolonged physical exertion, bad habits, unbalanced diet, etc. usually heaviness in the head occurs when insufficient flow of oxygen to the brain cells.
Also pain and heaviness in the head may result from mechanical injury, where pain receptors are irritated membranes of the arteries and nerve endings. At the neurochemical changes changing human behavior: facial expressions, speech, gestures, posture, etc.
The headache varies in intensity (strong and weak), character (throbbing, sharp, dull), duration (intermittent, constant, systematic), the location (temporal, parietal, frontal, occipital), etc. It can be an independent disease, but most often, the pain signals the presence of any disorders in the body. Very often headaches are accompanied by sharp increase or decrease in blood pressure, feelings of nausea and vomiting, impaired visual acuity. In some diseases there is heaviness in the head. Dizziness is a frequent symptom, which accompanies various diseases.
By itself, the heaviness in the head caused by congestive process whereby venous blood accumulates in the head. This condition often manifests in the morning after waking up. To get rid of the discomfort, it is advisable to conduct an independent massage head, wherein the stimulation and aktiviziruyutsya all processes. This requires competent movement to put pressure on the region of the head, then alternately on the right and left carotid artery. Due to the expansion of blood vessels, the blood will flow to the brain, improving the patient's condition.
There are cases in which the headache must raise concerns. The first case is persistent vomiting, after which there is no improvement of the patient's condition. The second case is a headache after taking fever-reducing drugs. Special attention should be given in that case, if there was a small rash in the form of dark red spots. This may be a sign of meningococcal disease, which occur very serious changes in the brain.
Turning to the specialist you need to remember, and then there is pain or heaviness in the head, as manifested discomfort that accompanies how often and for how time to bother. This will help to make the correct diagnosis and prescribe optimal treatment. Also after a General examination of the physician, the patient must undergo a CT scan, an EEG, blood test on the General and biochemical structure, pass the inspection of other specialists (ophthalmologist, neurologist, surgeon, cardiologist and other).
Folk remedies used to reduce pain in the head and eliminate the severity, used decoctions of calendula, chamomile, primrose, Rue, Valerian, lemon balm, mint, Lily of the valley, rose, oregano and other medicinal plants. Of course, before taking you need to consult your doctor so as not to aggravate the situation.