Head Pain

Head PainMillions of Americans suffer from chronic headaches. Head pain is the most common location for pain in the body, and can be a symptom of many ailments.

What to Do When You Have Head Pain/Headaches

Do not ignore your pain! Pain, when ignored, can steadily worsen over time. The sooner your pain is diagnosed, the sooner that treatment can begin. Make an appointment with Guardian Care if you are experiencing any of the symptoms below.

How Does Your Head Feel?

Many headaches aren’t cause for alarm, but some head pain can be symptomatic of a more serious medical problem.  Head pain and headaches can develop for a variety of serious, potentially dangerous reasons:

  • Blood vessel rupture
  • Brain bleeding
  • Encephalitis
  • Environmental exposures
  • Head or neck injury
  • Infection
  • Inflammation of the head and neck nerves
  • Medications
  • Meningitis
  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Tumors

Symptoms to Take Seriously

  • Sudden, severe pain
  • Pain that gets worse or lasts for several days
  • Severe pain following a sore throat or respiratory infection
  • Pain that gets worse after a head impact
  • Headache pain that you’ve never felt before
  • Pain that gets worse with activity
Also Seek Treatment for These Symptoms


  • Headache pain on one side
  • Light sensitivity
  • Nausea and Vomiting

Cluster headaches:

  • Head pain that is short and sharp
  • Pain on one side of head
  • Runny nose & watery eyes

Head pain/Headaches develop for a variety of reasons, depending on the type of headache

Head Pain Treatments

Selective Root Block
Medial Branch Block – Cervical

Schedule an Appointment

The first step to getting your pain under control is scheduling your Guardian Care Appointment. Contact us now to speak with physician who specializes in relieving head pain.
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