Headaches are a big part of life for some people, while others report never having had one in their lives. We’re all familiar with the most common – or what we think are the most common – causes for headaches which include the dreaded hangover, tension, and sinus problems. It may surprise you to learn that there are many other causes for headaches as well, and some of them may not even sound like they make a whole lot of sense. To say that the human body is a complex organism is an understatement, and there are many secrets that have not yet been uncovered. Here are a few potential causes of headaches for many people.
Yes, just the act of coughing can bring on a sudden headache. This happens most commonly for men who are over the age of 40 and is believed to be the result of increased pressure in the veins that are around the skull and the brain. These kinds of headaches may only last for a few miserable seconds, or for as long as 30 minutes or so.