The general notion is that headache is one of the signs of brain cancer. While this is not entirely wrong, it is not also entirely correct as most times we end up instilling fear in people who always suffer fron headaches by telling them they could be suffering from brain cancer. Reason for this assertion is that, very few out of the constant headaches actually indicate brain cancer.
The number of people suffering from brain cancer is very low and most headaches are due to something more common and can always be handled with pain reliefs. But it doesn't rule out the possibility of headache being a sign of brain cancer, so in this article, we are going to have a look at the headaches that indicate a person could be having brain related cancer. Just sit tight and learn something new whilst enjoying yourself.
1. If You Always Wake up with a throbbing headache, then it might be time to get checked for brain cancer. This is because brain cancer headache is more common and also the patient wakes up with the headache on a close to daily basis.
2. Headaches that wake you up at night. This is another headache that is totally abnormal and must be given special attention. Headache waking you up at night once in a while is nothing serious but if it usually disrupts your sleep, you have to get checked for brain cancer as there is a high chance you are suffering from cancer of the brain.
3. Headaches that doesn't respond to pain relief drugs, and other drugs that should commonly deal with headaches. If yours is more serious as in not responding to treatment that normally handles headache in other people, you should consider seeing a doctor for proper checkup as there is a chance, you are suffering from brain cancer or tumor.
4. If your headache lasts for days and weeks without subsiding, there is a chance you're suffering from a more serious issue and must get it checked. Headaches should never take so long, make sure you get it checked to either rule out the possibility of brain cancer or get it diagnosed.
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