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Doctor insights on: Can I Get Headaches Because I Dont Eat

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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


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How come i get headaches and feel nauseous when i don't eat?

How come i get headaches and feel nauseous when i don't eat?

You need food.: You get headaches when yu don't eat because your body and brain is craving nutrition. If you have not been drinking you are also dehydrated. You need to eat and drink fluids for your body to functon. Listen to your body. It is telling you that you need to eat. ...Read more

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Sometimes i don't eat for a while and i get headaches. Does taking Excedrin help?

Sometimes i don't eat for a while and i get headaches. Does taking Excedrin help?

Hunger headache?: Hunger headaches are muscle tension/low blood sugar. Hunger causes your scalp muscles to tighten. Skipping meals, sleeping later than usual or delaying meals or snacks may result in a drop in your blood sugar levels. When your blood sugar drops, your body releases hormones to counter low glucose levels, which can trigger a headache excedrin may help but work on that lifestyle. ...Read more

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If I don't eat something every 2 to 3 hours a day I get a headache and feel tired. Is this normal or should I be concerned?

If I don't eat something every 2 to 3 hours a day I get a headache and feel tired. Is this normal or should I be concerned?

See your doctor: Disturbances in homeostasis can cause headaches. Such as low blood sugar or high blood pressure. Most headaches not serious. However, first your doctor will determine what type of headache you have. Headaches have many causes i suggest you see your physician and discuss a plan to determine the cause. Your doctor might order imaging of brain and optic nerve exam to rule out serious conditions. ...Read more

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What makes me get a headache every time I eat?

What makes me get a headache every time I eat?

Temporal arteritis: Jaw claudication could be a sign of temporal arteritis.. I would go see a doctor immediately. it's an emergency. Check out the sed rate. need to be treated with steroids and temporal artery biopsy. ...Read more

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Everytime i eat pork i get headaches?

Everytime i eat pork i get headaches?

Avoid pork: While you do not have an allergy, you may have a sensitivity to either some of the proteins or how it is prepared and i would avoid eating it. If you started noting headaches after eating raw or undercooked pork, you should know about cystercicosis, which can effect brain tissue as well.If you notice any changing neurologic signs, ask your primary to assess this very rare but possible disease. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches when i eat raw onions?

Migraines: Raw onions are a big migraine trigger. You may find other foods can trigger migraines as well. ...Read more