What causes prolonged dizziness?
Prolonged headaches are also called chronic headaches. This condition is characterized by headaches that last a minimum of 15 minutes in a month, and occur for three consecutive months. This condition is grouped based on the cause. These prolonged headaches can be grouped into two types, namely:
Primary chronic headaches, which are pure headaches as a sign of other diseases that underlie the occurrence of headaches.
Non-primary headaches, namely chronic headaches that occur as a result of other underlying diseases.
Many cases of primary chronic headaches with no known cause. But in chronic non-primary headaches, has several possible causes. Among others, inflammation, infection, and disorders of blood vessels in the brain, injuries, brain tumors, and pressure disorders in the brain. The following are some diseases that can lead to chronic non-primary headaches, including:
This migraine occurs in someone who has experienced a migraine before. Symptoms can be pain in one or two sides of the head, this condition can cause pain that is so extraordinary with the throbbing sensation on the side of the head affected by migraine.
This condition is characterized by headaches on one side of the head, occurring every day and continuously with ups and downs of intensity. This condition can be accompanied by symptoms of red or watery eyes on one side that feels painful, runny and stuffy nose, and decreased eyelids or enlarged pupils.
New Headaches Arise and Occur Continuously
This type of headache usually appears suddenly. With symptoms of headaches that are pressing or the head feels tight. The pain starts from mild to moderate, without being influenced by certain activities.
Headaches due to pressure inside the head cavity
This condition can be triggered due to a brain tumor, cyst, or increased brain fluid volume, so that the pressure on the head also increases. Symptoms that can arise in the form of headaches that appear suddenly, and accompanied by other neurological disorders such as vomiting.
You can follow some of the ways below to deal with the prolonged dizziness that you experience. Treatment can be:
Limit strenuous physical activity and don't get too tired.
Get enough rest, and set time to sleep for 7-9 hours every night.
Drink enough 2-3 liters of water a day to prevent dehydration.
Avoid consumption of caffeine, alcohol, and cigarettes.
Eat regularly, because eating too late can trigger dizziness.
Avoid excessive sun exposure.