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Doctor insights on: Beer Causing Headaches

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I've had post concussion syndrome for 7 months taking 20mg of nortriptoline daily for headaches drank 2 coolers tonight and a beer can this cause dama?

I've had post concussion syndrome for 7 months taking 20mg of nortriptoline daily for headaches drank 2 coolers tonight and a beer can this cause dama?

Not likely: A small amount of alcohol such as this should not cause any major issues. Avoid large amounts of alcohol, because they can cause excess sedation with the nortriptyline. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I've drank socially 15 yrs w no problems unless I overdid it but last few months I get headaches, sometimes immediate on 2-3 beers & h2o doesn't help?

I've drank socially 15 yrs w no problems unless I overdid it but last few months I get headaches, sometimes immediate on 2-3 beers & h2o doesn't help?

Alcohol Dependence: I understand your concern for headaches.
Your physical and mental health is PRECIOUS!
Follow with Cardiologist for your Mitral valve Prolapse and Costochodritis.
See a Psychiatrist for your Alcohol use, stresses leading to excessive use, hangover, tension, and migraine headaches. and Therapy.
Attend AA Meetings.
Use Music, Breathing Relaxation; Visual Imagery, Meditation, Tai Chi and Exercise. ...Read more

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How to avoid headache next day after beer. ... (specially if food is eaten after beer)?

How to avoid headache next day after beer. ... (specially if food is eaten after beer)?

Hangover: The headache after drinking heavily (which means for your body and chemistry) is a sign of dehydration and alcohol poisoning. Alcohol is a diuretic and is not in any way healthy for the human body. If you are getting health consequences from your alcohol use you may want to consider not drinking. ...Read more

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Old wives tale that mixing beer and wine will make it more likely that you'll get a headache? What's the science behind it? Or is this just rubbish?

Old wives tale that mixing beer and wine will make it more likely that you'll get a headache? What's the science behind it? Or is this just rubbish?

Too much drinking: Mixing drinks like drinking beer, wine, different kind of spirits cause problems mainly because it is too much drinking. The problems come from high alcohol content in your blood. The same problems can come from drinking one kind of alcohol in large amounts. ...Read more

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Why might someone get a headache from drinking beer?

Why might someone get a headache from drinking beer?

Alcohol effects: Beer contains alcohol and that can cause a headache as the alcohol can cause blood vessels in and around the brain to constrict and can result in a headache ...Read more

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Why would somebody who used to be able to drink with the best of them now get a headache after a single beer?

Why would somebody who used to be able to drink with the best of them now get a headache after a single beer?

Good question: No obvious answer. Maybe it's an allergy to the gluten or other contents within beer? Some people get migraines when they start to relax. Could this be it? ...Read more

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Got third concussion 3 weeks ago snowboarding, strong symptoms lasted about two days now I only get headaches once in a while. Can I have a few beers?

Got third concussion 3 weeks ago snowboarding, strong symptoms lasted about two days now I only get headaches once in a while. Can I have a few beers?

Unlikely major issue: Unless you still feel dizzy or off balance, and then would avoid alcohol until that clears. Make sure that any initial meds are not present as the effect of alcohol could be magnified. Otherwise, ok for a couple beers, not ok to get soused or drunk. And hey, wear a helmet, if you do not already. ...Read more

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I took like 2 or 3 sips of a beer around 6 pm and now have a headache. Is it safe to take an Advil?

I took like 2 or 3 sips of a beer around 6 pm and now have a headache. Is it safe to take an Advil?

Advil ok: Drinking alcohol with Advil is not typically advised given you may have some stomach discomfort from the increased stomach line irritation. However, 2-3 sips is not very much so taking some Advil 200 mg (i.e. 1-2 pills) for your headache should be fine. It would be advisable to take it with some food to help prevent any stomach irritation. ...Read more

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I got a head contusion 2 days ago, can I have a couple beers tonight? I currently have a headache that has not subsided since being injured.

I got a head contusion 2 days ago, can I have a couple beers tonight? I currently have a headache that has not subsided since being injured.

May be okay: For head injury patients usually an observation of two days is enough to find out if there is a serious injury. If you have not gotten any new symptoms other than headache, then by this time it is safe to say that you don't have a serious injury. You can take over-the-counter medications for pain rather than couple of beers but I guess it should be fine. ...Read more

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M south Indian. Everytime I take 2 glasses of beer, next day I will have severe headache. Ocd medicines and beer a good combination for having headache?

M south Indian. Everytime I take 2 glasses of beer, next day I will have severe headache. Ocd medicines and beer a good combination for having headache?

Recommend against: Mixing Anafranil (clomipramine) with alcohol. Per Drugs. Com interaction checker mixing these may lead to 'uneven heartbeats, extreme drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, blurred vision, sweating, muscle stiffness, feeling light-headed, and seizures. Http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1034-14582, 702-355 ...Read more

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Wups! I am drinking a couple beers and had a headache and without thinking took a tylenol, (acetaminophen) Is that okay? It's not a habit or anything. I never drink

Wups! I am drinking a couple beers and had a headache and without thinking took a tylenol, (acetaminophen) Is that okay? It's not a habit or anything. I never drink

Etoh and apap: There will not be an adversity from that one time mix up. Thanks for writing to inquire. Long term mixing of these is not good. ...Read more

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I normally take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches. But is it better to take something like advil or aleve if I have a few beers in me?

I normally take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches. But is it better to take something like advil or aleve if I have a few beers in me?

Together can get ulc: Together the alcohol and the advil or aleve (naproxen) can lead to increased gastric irritation including gastritis and ulcers. These can be integrated into you general helath issues with your physician. ...Read more

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Last night I felt like I was losing vision in my right eye and also had a strong headache. I also felt very drunk after two beers. I think I was drugged?

Last night I felt like I was losing vision in my right eye and also had a strong headache. I also felt very drunk after two beers. I think I was drugged?

Hemicrania, possible: Possible poisoning, and drink a lots of water and most likely it will be self limited, but if not better in 12-24 hours go and see your doctor ...Read more