Having a headache can be a real pain, both literally and figuratively.
Some headaches can just be a dull nuisance, while others can be downright debilitating.
And headaches aren't created equal. There is a lengthy list of things that can cause you to have a headache.
Some cause aren't serious, while other things that cause headaches will signify that there is another health issue at play.
Unfortunately, the experts don't completely understand what's going on in our brains when a headache hits, but most agree that there is something that is causing the blood vessels to swell.
When the blood vessels swell, they stretch the nerves around them, causing them to fire off pain signals.
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In the article below, we will talk about six things that could be causing those vessels to swell, leading to your headaches.