Headaches cause discomfort in the head, scalp or neck. They can be classified into two main groups: primary headaches, which originate from hyperactivity or dysfunction of pain-sensitive structures in the head, including tension headaches, migraine and cluster headaches.
Both children and adults may experience occasional headaches, which are characterized by moderate pain lasting a few hours. Most of the time, these headaches are not a cause for concern and are caused by less severe conditions, such as a mild head injury, insufficient sleep or food intake, and high levels of stress or anxiety.
Although psychologists and psychiatrists are the only ones trained to identify and diagnose pathologies related to mental health, it’s not uncommon for people to avoid seeking professional help when they are going through a difficult situation or have physical or mental health problems.
Although health professionals order pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatments to control depression, in some cases patients do not respond as expected to such recommendations. To treat these situations there is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a treatment that directly reaches the brain through magnetic pulses emitted by high-tech devices.
Epilepsy is a disorder of the central nervous system that can affect both men and women of all ages. It is the most common neurological disease globally, affecting more than 50 million people worldwide.