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How to fight constant headache?

How to fight constant headache?

There are many : Types of headaches. Recommend medical evaluation to determine type of headache. Then a tailored treatment plan can be developed. Acupuncture is helpful for many types of headaches. ...Read more

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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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What causes a constant headache?

What causes a constant headache?

Several items: Hopefully, you do not possess an expanding brain tumor, hemorrhage, or hydrocephalus. More likely, you have developed "chronic daily headaches", which can involve migraine, or tension headaches, and may be associated with a variety of pain medications. See your doctor, as treatment can break this up. ...Read more

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What is the cause of constant headache?

What is the cause of constant headache?

Many: depends on the type of headache: ex-migraine vs tension vs due to a brain tumor vs due to sleep apnea vs high or low csf pressure headache etc, each separate headache type has its own cause. consider speaking to a neurologist with headache expertise. ...Read more

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What should I do for a constant headache?

All the more reason: To know exactly why you are having the headache. The treatment for the why can be easily looked up. ...Read more

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Why might someone have a constant headache?

Why might someone have a constant headache?

Common daily HAs: There are a handful of causes of daily headaches. For example, these may be migraine, tension headache or hemicrania continua for example. Tension headaches are the most common cause of a daily headache. These may be handled differently and they can go away. Keep asking questions for more information or ask one of us to help out. Good luck! ...Read more

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My husband has constant headache, what could it be?

My husband has constant headache, what could it be?

See a doctor: Any ha that is constant deserves a full evaluation. Imaging may or may not be needed. Only a face to face visit here really works due to the need for a thorough interview and exam. I am all for trying to accomplish health care without office visits but that only applies some of the time. This needs to be looked into by his pcp for starters. A neurology second opinion might be helpful. ...Read more

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Why have I had a constant headache for over 3 years?

Why have I had a constant headache for over 3 years?

Three years is way: too long to be suffering from a constant headache. It could be for a number of reasons, but you should have it checked out by a physician. Why wait? ...Read more

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I have had ONE constant headache for over two months.

I have had ONE constant headache for over two months.

What is it like: Is it throbbing, aching, knawing? always on the same side or varies? start in neck, or front? Have you had a CT scan or MRI? Any history of head or neck injury? Is the pain intensifying over time, or has it stayed fairly consistant? ...Read more

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I have a constant headache for months, what should I do?

I have a constant headache for months, what should I do?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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