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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

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Everytime I eat pork I get a headache, why does this happen?

Everytime I eat pork I get a headache, why does this happen?

Allergy maybe : If you don't get a similar reaction with other foods, then probably an allergy---best to avoid pork, then see an allergist for testing. ...Read more

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I drink and eat healthily, and get a lot of exercise, but i always seem to have a headache. Why could this be?

U need eval 4 cause: C ur pcp or internist 2 r/o any other cause. U r in the age group for cerebral a/v malformation, which can b fatal. Head ache may b a warning sign. Get in now. ...Read more

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I have found that if i don't eat adequate amounts of protein with every meal i get horrible headaches. Why would this be?

Blood sugar?: Protein stabilizes the absorption and "burning" of carbohydrates (sugars, starches) that are eaten along with it. If your meal or snacks are high carb and low in fat or protein, you may burn the carb too quickly and leave your brain starved for more. If you are also hungry and shaky when the headache appears, then that is most likely what's happening. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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Why do I get a headache every time i eat fish?

Fish triggers migrai: It appears that fish is a trigger of your migraine headaches. You may have headaches even without eating fish also. ...Read more

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I have been feeling nausea for last 2-3 week and I have started to get headaches I felt like I can't eat as much and lose my appetite ?

I have been feeling nausea for last 2-3 week and I have started to get headaches I felt like I can't eat as much and lose my appetite ?

Need more info: Would like to be helpful but there are many conditions which could cause these symptoms and would need more information to put your symptoms in context. You should see a physician to discuss your symptoms. An online Health Tap consultation may be helpful. ...Read more

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Why is it that after i eat i get a headache and nausea?

Why is it that after i eat i get a headache and nausea?

Tipping point: Maybe you are allergic or sensitive to dairy or other foods. Your doc or a nutritionist can test you. We can tolerate a certain amount of offending foods but when then reach a tipping point we have symptoms. Peace and good health. ...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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For several days now I get a headache right after eating, regardless of what I eat. Any suggestions?

For several days now I get a headache right after eating, regardless of what I eat. Any suggestions?

Headache: Any past history of migraine? Does migraine runs in your family? Please discuss the possibility of migraine with your doctor. ...Read more