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Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?

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

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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Can any doc tell me what's the best remedy for tension headache?

Can any doc tell me what's the best remedy for tension headache?

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

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Need doctor advice. Where do you usually feel pain when you have a tension headache?

Need doctor advice. Where do you usually feel pain when you have a tension headache?

Back of neck : Tension headache usually stars in the back of the neck and goes up to the top of the head. ...Read more

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I have a medical condition known as chronic tension headache, so why didn't my doctor prescribe something?

I have a medical condition known as chronic tension headache, so why didn't my doctor prescribe something?

HEADACHE: Constant headache maybe the tention type which is mild generalized without the incapacity of migraine. Relaxation and stress management plus preventing it withamitriptyline at bedtime. Make sure to have a neuro consult if ct scan is needed. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Oseophytes =focus: The moderate oteophytes could become a focus for toxin or pathogens to settle secondarily. The toxin or pathogen could cause both localized discomfort , but also could cause projection of HA to the forehead. ...Read more

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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?

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

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Tension Headache (Definition)

Tension headache is a condition where there is dull pressure or pain within the head, often associated with muscle tension, especially the muscles in the back of ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Stress Headache (Definition)

Stress headaches are caused by stressful situations that ...Read more