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Do Doctors See A Lot Of Patients With Tension Headache Problems
Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?
Stress: Sorry you r going thru this. It all ties in to stress &its effects on hormonal balance. Stress triggers changes in our inner hormonal environment resulting in missed periods, low energy, insomnia, moodiness, body aches & weakness to name a few.This addsmore stress &a viscous cycle ensues. Supporting your thyroid with l-tyrosine, selenium, &iodine helps to normalize your hormones &eliminate symptoms. ...Read more
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
My doc wants me to take 20mg Prozac (fluoxetine) and 20mg amtripline for my tension headache is this ok
Common combo: This combination is not uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lower stress/use OTC: You can treat most tension headaches with: over-the-counter pain medicines. Use rx drugs for chronic or very bad headaches. Try meditation and other ways to lower your stress. Try over-the-counter drugs first- aspirin, advil, (ibuprofen) motrim, etc. Use prescription drugs if you have chronic or very bad headaches. Avoiding things that trigger headaches. Try meditation ; other ways to tx. Headache. ...Read more
I have a medical condition known as chronic tension headache, so why didn't my doctor prescribe something?
Morning eyelids swelling, a little headache.Doc said it was tension headache, but what causes the swelling? I wake up with it & during day gets better
Can moderate osteophyes of c5/6 lower cervical spine cause intense headaches? went to primary doc, he thinks its tension headache. sending me to pt.
Doctor thinks i may be having a weird cluster or tension headache - or that it's even a migraine variant as I have migraines.Safe to try sumitriptian?
Migraine: Sumatriptan is an abortive medicine for migraine. . Sumatriptan has a minimum efficacy of 70 % at 60 minutes but should not be given in the prodrome or aura stage. If you are in headache stage and responsive to triptans it will support the diagnosis of migraine. Re.: see headache or orofacial specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
I've been extremely forgetful for two days now and have what feels like a chronic tension headache. I know I'm okay (had an MRI a few months ago/been to doctors recently) but I'm just so stressed (college engineering student). Any tips for relief?
Suggestions: You have several yrs to reach your engineering goals and the curriculum is challenging. Find a cognitive behavioral therapist and learn some coping styles. Meditation can be valuable, so learn this too. Would avoid medications as these can cloud cognition. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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