Pain medication actually trigger headaches

Pain medication actually trigger headaches - Do you suffer from frequent headaches and taking pain medication? And that happens even headaches getting worse. That is because you carelessly take headache medicine. Indiscriminate eating headache medicine can cause other health problems. So should carefully choose headache medicine.

" Because of the type of headache is very diverse, you have to understand it first before deciding to consume. Knowing cause of headaches,so handling should be right anyway.

Be careful about taking pain medication to alleviate the symptoms of headaches. These drugs could actually make headaches worse, "said Professor Gillian Leng, of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, as quoted by

In the UK, an estimated 10 million people suffer from recurrent headaches that make them unable to work. In addition, most people suffer from headaches due to eating too much pain medication.

Research has shown that the use of pain medication such as paracetamol, aspirin, ibuprofen, or codeine, which too often will lead to the emergence of headache frequency.

Actually headache that arises not from an overdose of the drug, but the drug consumption in the long term. The more drugs taken, the more resistant or immune to her body. As a result, they will choose a more powerful drug.

When the drug is stopped, such reactions can occur with addiction called recurrent headache ( rebound headache ), so that they will be taking the medication again. At this point, the cessation of the medication actually trigger headaches.

Why recurrent headache appears not yet fully understood, even though the use of pain medication too often will affect the delivery of the message flow to the nerve pain.

Recurrent headache problem is more prevalent in women. Not surprisingly, the women five times more frequently than men suffer from migraine.

According Dr.Anne MacGregor, director of clinical research of the City of London Migraine Clinic, using no pain medication more than two or three days is actually safe.

" If the drug is consumed longer new problems arise. Best way to cope with recurrent headaches is to stop taking drugs that trigger the onset of the illness, " he said.