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Can Changing Your Eating Habits Cause Sinus Headaches
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
MY ACHING HEAD: ABSOLUTELY. Sinuses are air-filled structures in our heads that warm & filter the air we breathe while decreasing the weight of our skull. When inflamed and filled with mucus, it is like having heavy, water balloons pressing on your face from the inside (ouch). Consider antihistamines (Cetrilizine) and/or decongestants (Pseudoephedrine). If not improving, consult me and we'll figure it out together. ...Read more
If ppi's and h2 blockers cause bad headache, will sulcrufate help worsening sore throat and hoarseness from lpr? Diet and behavior changes unhelpful.
Yes: Sucralfate serves more of a "coating" function for the stomach so it may help with your symptoms and worth a try. You may also wish to try some neutralizing agents like Tums or bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) containing antacids. Some alternative/natural agents also include manuka honey, parsley extract, ginger root, among others may also help. Make sure you have been evaluated for h pylori. ...Read more
Curious about migraine triggers and diet treatment? Also can allergies and sinus issues be a factor with migraines?
No Evidence: It seems that there is not enough hard scientific data to prove or disprove any particular food triggers a migraine. However, many people report that foods containing tyramine and msg trigger their headache. Certainly some people believe sinus issues to be responsible for headache (hence the term sinus headache) but these are not, strictly speaking, migraines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Short answer is YES: Periodontal disease as well as any subset of dental hygienic or related problem can be a cause of headaches. I can't tell you how many people I've sent for Panorex films due to poor dentition or some other dental history who were also complaining of headaches...sometimes there are 2 separate problems but I wouldn't bet against them either. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Other than stress and anxiety what might cause lightheadedness, some mucsle tension and not sleeping well. ?
137 possibilities: Go to symptomchecker.Webmd.Com. You can type the symptoms in and they list all 137 conditions that can cause those symptoms, along with a brief explanation. Next time you see your dr quiz him or her and find out how many of those the human mind can remember. Don't be dismayed if the list is not that long. That's why doctors need computers and iphones and ipads . We are truly in the info era. ...Read more
Can extra stress and anxiety lead to nausea, other stomach problems, headache, muscle twitching and hypersensitivity? Or is this something else?
It may: Typical depression may be associated with decrease appetite and possible weight loss. Atypical depression can lead to increased appetite and possible weight gain. Appetite may fluctuate. Some people develop eating disordered behaviors which dissipate when the underlying depression is properly treated. ...Read more
I read on aoa.org that myopia can be caused by visual stress. If so, can relieving stress make your vision go back to normal or get better?
No: The cause of myopia is unknown and likely is due to many causes with genetic predisposition a large factor. This means that if your parents are myopic, you have are likely to be as well. A practical way to think about it is to not worry about it and get the appropriate glasses or contacts to see well. When your myopia becomes stable, typically in the early 20's, it can be cured with the laser. ...Read more
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