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A 23-year-old female asked:

i often have headache on either sides of my head which leads to nausea.why does this happen and how can i prevent it?

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Dr. Eric Hastriter
Pediatric Neurology 19 years experience
Nausea: Headaches are processes that pass over several areas of the brain. If they pass the nausea centers you will become nauseated. Best prevention is sleep, eat, excercize, hydrate, avoid caffeine and do relaxation breathing. Treat any headaches at the onset with NSAIDs. If the frequency is more than 2/week speak with your primary care about preventative medications. Hope this helps.

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