headaches were the shared complaint this week.
that’s right- the shared complaint this week is headaches.
people have them in different places on their heads, and the pain is triggered by, and alleviated by different things for different people.
there were three shared complaints this week:
a couple people had both 1 and 3, a couple more had 1 and 2, and one poor soul had all three.
the shared complaint this week was headaches. some people had migraines.
this week had a remarkable shared complaint: discomfort on the back of the head.
some people said they had a headache. others complained of a kind of numbness or tingling. one person said it felt “tight”.
none of these were due to recent injury.
midback. low back. upper back, with neck and shoulder tension. the left side. the right side. bilateral. close to the spine, or further out.
worse with movement. worse with rest. worse with movement after rest.
better with heat. better with ice. better with pressure.
due to computer work. due to manual labor. due to a car accident. due to a biking accident. due to stress.
radiating up the neck, to the head causing headaches. radiating down the arm(s) causing arm pain/numbness.