Headache pain may be generalized (all over) or localized (in one area). It may range from mild to severe. Some headaches have a known cause while others, like migraine headaches.

Tension headache

Migraine headache

Sinus headache

Cluster headache



Tension headache is caused by muscle contraction of the head. It is the most common kind of headache and is often described as a "tightening or constricting of the head." Causes of tension headache may include stress, pressure or anxiety. Allergies, lack of sleep or alcohol may also be the causes. To relieve tension headache, one may take Fortolin or Fortolin Extra . The ingredients of these pain relievers have been widely used in the medical profession. They are both safe and effective.

Migraine headache is usually more intense. There may be throbbing, pounding and intense pain on one side of the head. Symptoms of a migraine headache may include nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine headache may range from severely debilitating to mild to moderate pain. Moreover, migraine headaches tend to be hereditary. Only a doctor can determine if your headaches are really migraines.

Sinus headache is often caused by sinusitis (irritation of the sinuses). An affected person usually feels pressure behind the eyes, along the nose, behind the cheeks and has a headache. Sometimes the pain is mild. But sometimes the pain can be intense enough to keep the affected person from his daily routines.

Vascular headache refers to a category that includes both migraine and cluster headaches. Headaches of this type range from the simply annoying to those that make a person unable to function

Cluster headache is a rare kind of headache. However, it can cause tremendous suffering for those affected. Attacks tend to occur in "clusters" several times a day or at the same time each day for a couple of days.