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I've always been over weight. As of about 4-5 months ago I've gone from 247lbs-183lbs. I'm also having bad headaches and nausea. ?

I've always been over weight. As of about 4-5 months ago I've gone from 247lbs-183lbs. I'm also having bad headaches and nausea.  ?

See your doctor: Rapid, unexplained weight loss is a "red flag" sign that needs a thorough evaluation in a timely fashion. There are many different things that could cause your symptoms, and if they began 4-5 months ago, you should not delay a personal evaluation with a physician any longer. ...Read more

Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more


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What could cause headaches and nausea all the time ?

What could cause headaches and nausea all the time ?

Many answers...: Answers spanning from benign (most common in the young) to serious (realatively uncommon if "all the time", more likely if very new). The only way to know what is happening for you is for you to have evaluation. ...Read more

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Are there numerous of things that cause headaches and nausea of than a tumor?

Are there numerous of things that cause headaches and nausea of than a tumor?

Yes: What you should do is keep a log of your headache symptoms, what you do before it starts, how long it lasts and what you did to make it go away. Do you have early morning headaches or vomiting, if so see MD next couple days. If headache is same place every day, see specialist; if you have visual issues or blood pressure issues, you must be seen asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does ovulation cause morning headaches and nausea ?

Does ovulation cause morning headaches and nausea ?

Not usually: Not usually. Around ovulation, the estrogen levels drop, and that could induce a headache possibly, but it is unlikely to be related to the nausea. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches and nausea? What could be the cause?

Frequent headaches and nausea?  What could be the cause?

Need more Info: Headaches are best characterized by description. More info would be helpful. Character, location, precipitating factors, relieving factors, associated symptoms will help your doctor diagnose. He may add MRI or ct or other tests to better define your problem. ...Read more

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Can working out on weights 2 or 3 times a day cause bad headaches and nausea?

Can working out on weights 2 or 3 times a day cause bad headaches and nausea?

No. : But one has to ask, why the overtraining? Are you just over doing it? And are you drinking 'supplements' that are unhealthy? ...Read more

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Pass couple weeks everytime i eat i get a bad headache, very nausea what would cause this?

Pass couple weeks everytime i eat i get a bad headache, very nausea what would cause this?

Need more info: There are many details that are needed to clarify the implications of your symptoms. You need to see a doctor who can ask you all of the important questions and examine you. ...Read more

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What are possible causes and remedies for early morning headache and nausea once or twice a week in a 60 year old woman with no major medical problems?

What are possible causes and remedies for early morning headache and nausea once or twice a week in a 60 year old woman with no major medical problems?

Need check up: There are many possible causes for your symptoms, but you must get a full evaluation by your doctor to rule out some of the more serious conditions. Please don't ignore this. Also, you should have a carbon monoxide detector in your home. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more