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A 22-year-old member asked:

What can cause sever head aches?

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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 23 years experience
Many many causes: Migraine, hemorrhage, infection etc.
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Lots of things: The headache could be the primary problem or it could just be a symptom of something else. There are lots and lots of things that can cause headaches ranging from tension to extra bloodflow to pressure on nerves to brain tumors and high blood pressure. Sometimes we don't know what the cause is. Any new or more-severe-than-normal headache needs to be worked up by your doc right away.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What could cause head aches and fatigue?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Several things: Poor diet, lack of sleep, dehydration, stress, anxiety, viral infections, medications are all cause of headaches and fatigue. If this is interfering with your daily function, then see your doctor for an evaluation to get to the bottom of it. You deserve to feel better.
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A 20-year-old female asked:

I constantly have head aches what can be the cause?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Likely some : Migraine component perhaps, but could be tension headaches. If indeed your problem occurs more than 15 days a month, this has become "chronic daily headaches", which need to be evaluated and controlled. Although unlikely to have a structural brain issue, perhaps imaging to reassure. Many therapies can control your problems.
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A 33-year-old female asked:

Can dehydration cause head aches?

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Dr. Thomas Seck
Pediatrics 17 years experience
It contributes: People with chronic/recurrent headaches have been shown to have fewer headaches if they maintain good hydration. It's really hard to be over-hydrated. Almost all of us would benefit from more water.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What causes distorted vision and head aches?

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Dr. Thomas Wollschlager
Dentistry 26 years experience
Migraine headache: Visual disturbances are common with classic migraine headaches.
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A 36-year-old male asked:

Do embolic strokes cause severe head aches?

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Sudden headache: Yes, they may, although hemorrhagic strokes cause them more classically.

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