What Causes Headaches In The Sun?
Headaches in the sun can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'very minor' to 'worrying'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose headaches in the sun, we could:
- Research the topic
- Find a doctor with the time
- Use a diagnostic computer system.
The process is the same, whichever method is used.
Step 1: List all Possible Causes
We begin by identifying the disease conditions which have "headaches in the sun" as a symptom. Here are two possibilities:
Step 2: Build a Symptom Checklist
We then identify all possible symptoms and risk factors of each possible cause, and check the ones that apply:
thin cracked heel calluses
type 2 diabetes NIDD
history of cysts in breasts
aspirin is effective pain reliever
history of adult acne
some ear wax build up
hydrogenated fat consumption
fatty food craving
leg cramps caused by walking
... and so on
Step 3: Rule Out or Confirm each Possible Cause
A differential diagnosis of your symptoms and risk factors finds the likely cause of headaches in the sun:
* This is a simple example to illustrate the process
Arriving at a Correct Diagnosis
is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.
Do you get headaches when hot or out in the sun?
→ No / don't know
→ Occasionally / moderate
→ Often / severe
Based on your response to this question, which may indicate sun-induced headaches, The Analyst™
will consider possibilities such as: