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I had meningitis and now have constant headaches and tiredness I can't get in to see my doctor for refill pain medication.

I had meningitis and now have constant headaches and tiredness I can't get in to see my doctor for refill pain medication.

Which pain meds: If by pain medication prescription you are referring to a controlled substance such as a narcotic or opioid then, unfortunately, this service (HealthTap) cannot refill such prescriptions due to the regulations controlling scheduled drugs. If you'd like some other ideas by all means write a note to me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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After I play tennis or work out I get headaches could it be for tiredness or more serious like brain tumor?

After I play tennis or work out I get headaches could it be for tiredness or more serious like brain tumor?

Heat strokes: ypu are very dehydrated and you might be having a Heat strokes.the first rules of exercising outdoors is adequate hydration ,and hydrate with similar quality fluid like your are loosing with sweating like Gatorade or similar sport drinks,hydrate yourself well before, during,and after the game and see if you can tell the differences,if not see a doctor for adequate testing ...Read more

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I occassionally get headaches then diahoria and become extremley tired. It lasts usually 10-14 days?

I occassionally get headaches then diahoria and become extremley tired. It lasts usually 10-14 days?

See your doctor: Your symptoms suggests you are ill, and will require much more interaction with you, including the need for bloodwork. Go to your doctor or healthcare professional as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I get headaches when lying down the longer i lie down the stronger the pain and then i feel so tired why is this happening?

I get headaches when lying down the longer i lie down the stronger the pain and then i feel so tired why is this happening?

Broad differential: The differential for headaches while lying flat is broad.. The cause can be innocuous such as from cervical spine disease or much more significant such as a dural avm. Please go see your neurologist to get a further evaluation. Take care. ...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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Im 17 and i have been really tired and having a headache at night and in the morning i cant get up. Im getting more than 8 hrs what could it be?

Im 17 and i have been really tired and having a headache at night and in the morning i cant get up. Im getting more than 8 hrs what could it be?

Anxiety: symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include heart palpitations, nausea, tingling, insomnia, dry mouth, speech impairment, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can provide you with treatment option ...Read more

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I feel tired all the time. If I don't have caffeine I get headaches. What can I do to energize myself?

I feel tired all the time. If I don't have caffeine I get headaches. What can I do to energize myself?

Withdrawal headache: It sounds like you are having symptoms of caffeine withdrawal. I would recommend getting plenty of sleep for more energy and laying off the caffeine and energy drinks. Reset adrenals with adhs (vasopressin) which is an adaptogen this will help you with energy. B complex helps maintain energy. ...Read more

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I have Been Haveing Headaches lately along with that at the same time I get weak and Tired.But I don't want Medications ?

I have Been Haveing Headaches lately along with that at the same  time I get weak and Tired.But I don't want Medications ?

HEADACHE EVAL: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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If I have a headache i get so tired my whole body aches and just doesn't want to move. Is this normal?

If I have a headache i get so tired my whole body aches and just doesn't want to move. Is this normal?

Doesn't sound normal: I think you should see your doctor to have an evaluation of your headaches. They could have a serious cause that only an examination and appropriate tests can elucidate. Please see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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I fell today and hit my head pretty hard its been 4 weeks and ever sense I randomly get headaches and get super tired. What's wrong?

I fell today and hit my head pretty hard its been 4 weeks and ever sense I randomly get headaches and get super tired. What's wrong?

Concussion: If you hit your head hard 4 weeks ago and then started having these symptoms you may have sustained a concussion. Take care to avoid another injury and go and see your doctor for an evaluation as there are some other possibilities and considerations. ...Read more

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I've been getting bad headaches every night the last week very nauseous when I get them. I'm constantly tired and don't wanna do anything.

I've been getting bad headaches every night the last week very nauseous when I get them. I'm constantly tired and don't wanna do anything.

Neurologist: These may be cluster or migraine headaches or muscle contraction,tension type headaches. I recommend that you get evaluated by a neurologist for diagnosis and treatment. He/she will order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Hi. I get very tired daily about 3pm. Headaches, feel body crashing. Getting worse over past 12 months... Sleep well and general good welding.

Hi. I get very tired daily about 3pm. Headaches, feel body crashing. Getting worse over past 12 months... Sleep well and general good welding.

Eating properly: Are you eating properly? Do you eat breakfast? Do you eat lunch? If not it is possible you are becoming hypoglycemic in the early afternoon. Try drinking a glass of orange juice or have a small snack. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been getting a headache every night for the past week, and I'm really tired all day even if I get enough sleep. Any advice for stopping this?

I have been getting a headache every night for the past week, and I'm really tired all day even if I get enough sleep. Any advice for stopping this?

Would love to help: But-- your age prevents my giving specific medical advice to you (usual age of emancipation in most states= 18 years). However, would your parents or guardian be willing to send me the questions on your behalf because I can answer them instead? I'm sorry to see you're on DILAUDID. I think that's really pretty hard core medication. Write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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My head feels too heavy for my head sometimes that I get tired holding it up. I started getting headaches recently. Any idea what could be happening?

My head feels too heavy for my head sometimes that I get tired holding it up. I started getting headaches recently. Any idea what could be happening?

Headache: If you don't have nausea, vomiting, blurry vision then most likely you are suffering from tension headache which is related to the stress. Lack of sleep could bring the tension headaches, also anxiety and depression could cause headache and insomnia. Try to keep a diary of your headache. try to do some meditation or relaxation. also stay away from coffee and don't take a lot of pain medication. ...Read more

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Always thirsty, tired, headaches - should I get checked for diabetes?

Always thirsty, tired, headaches - should I get checked for diabetes?

Yes: These symptoms could be from other things as well but diabetes is one of them. You should get it checked. Blood draw is all you need. ...Read more

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Why would i get headaches everyday. Feel dizzy sometimes. I'm always tired. What could it be?

Why would i get headaches everyday. Feel dizzy sometimes. I'm always tired. What could it be?

Dizziness: It is fairly common for young women to have anemia. This is a low blood count. The anemia could give symptoms of headache and lightheartedness especially if stand up quickly. You should get check up to see if you are anemic or some other problem. ...Read more