How To Tell If Your Headache Is Deadly

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It's a shame our bodies can't speak to us a little clearer. About 12 million Americans are misdiagnosed each year, but the reason why is that one set of symptoms might point to a wide variety of diseases.

And one of the most frustrating and hard to place signs that something is wrong is a headache. A headache could be a sign of some serious, life-threatening illnesses, or it could be as simple as tension from the stresses of the day. So how do you tell which is which?

Fortunately, doctors have figured out what kind of headaches you really need to watch out for and we're going to go through them for you!

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As I've said, there are all sorts of different headaches you could have.

Most of the time, you're going to get a tension headache, a sinus headache or a migraine. These usually come with a dull pain and build slowly.

But some headaches can be signs of a stroke, an aneurysm, a brain tumor, or bleeding in the brain.

In rare cases, they can even mean your arteries and veins aren't connected properly.

So if you get any of the following headaches, contact a doctor immediately.

If a headache is sudden and unbearable, it's a "thunderclap headache."

They're usually at their worst after 60 seconds and are often a sign of bleeding in the brain.