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why do i wake up with a migraine

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Postdrome headache: The termination of the headache occurs gradually. It may last for hours or more than a day. Although a patient may feel better, some symptoms may pers ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
No: Having a migraine including a full-blown migraine on awakening is unfortunately not uncommon. It happens because it happens. Orally disintegrating tri ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Restful sleep: When deprived can give you headache. A sleep study, and a visit to a headache specialist is reasonable.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See MD: If you have sleep apnea you need to be evaluated. Dont pay any attention to the neurotransmitter issue.
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Certainly: Have you been checked for sleep apnea yet? Set up an appointment to see a sleep specialist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Sleep disorder: You most likely have nocturnal myoclonus (paroxysmal limb movements in sleep), and this disruption could trigger migraines, but cannot exclude sleep a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
20 years experience Pain Management
No but it does happe: Particularly if you have a history of migraines you may find that by the time you wake in the morning you are experiencing withdrawal headaches from t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Headaches & Pregnant: Headaches in pregnancy are not to be ignored. They can represent significant risk to your health and the baby's health. Please call your obstetrician ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Classic finding: The early psychoanalysts, who paid attention to dream content, noted that people who've spent much time the previous day doing repetitive tasks often ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sound more: like tension in neck/back may be a potential cause for your headache. Have you tried NSAID's? See your doctor if not improving.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Transformed migraine: Or moh (medication overuse headache). Patients who use acute medications excessively to alleviate migraine are at risk for developing moh secondary t ... Read More

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