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Do You Think These Are Tension Headaches If They Start In The Back Of The Head
Possibly: Tension can create muscle spasm in the neck and scalp. This tightness causes pain. The other possible problem may be irritation of the occipital nerve which causes pain at the back of the head/neck. I advise my patients to identify what triggers the onset of tension and look for ways to relieve it or at least decrease it. Prolonged periods of work without breaks is a common source of tension. ...Read more
What are the symptoms that you feel in the muscles when they've been leached of calcium for various reasons?
Hypocalcemia: The muscular symptoms of low calcium levels relate to neuromusclar irritability: parasthesias (like pins and needles) in fingers and toes, muscle stiffness, myalgias (pain), and spasms. Check out youtube videos of chvostek's sign and trousseau's sign for physical exam findings that may indicate hypocalcemia. ...Read more
When I get a headache. I see things that ain't there and they are moving. Is that because of the headache?
I get severe headaches at times in different parts of my head at the front or side fronts...Doctors said its not migraine.Why do I get these headaches?
How can you describe dreams are they by God or some are your all day memories what they are sometime horrible out of no where and vise versa?
Thinking: The brain is always working - dreams are thoughts while asleep ...Read more
In your belief do you think that Tourette's can affect brain meningiomas due to the jerking of my head, neck and etc. curious if makes tumors worse?
In early pregnancy before founding out you pregnant what type of stomach pain do you get and where are the locations of the pain ?
Do you have recommendations for reducing headaches at the base of the skull that are cervicogenic? I have cervical spondylosis. Neck/upper back tight.
Wrong question: You keep asking questions that would fill a whole book. That doesn't work here. What are your specific symptoms and one specific question about your symptoms? ...Read more
I have knots of inflamation in the back of my head causing headaches that will not go away any suggestions and can this be serious?
Is there a type of disorder where you make up characters in your head and talk to them as if they're standing right in front of you?
Disorder?: The good news is that you know you make the characters up. This can be from many things. Are you lonely, bored, feel misunderstood? You could be giving yourself company. Another idea is these characters could be parts of yourself your are talking with. Is there any history of mental illness in your family? A good therapist is a good idea to help you with this since it bothers you. ...Read more
What can cause knots that are very sore to come up on we left back side of your head and neck at the same time?
Swollen glands or...: ...muscle tension is the most likely cause of the symptoms you describe. However, a good history and physical exam are necessary to provide an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. If this has been going on a while and/or you have other symptoms (fever, sore throat etc) you need to see a doctor ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause pain in the back of the head and neck . Then when you move you get very wobbly and dizzy?
What could cause knots to appear on the back of the neck that are pain to the touch and make you light headed when touched?
I might have bipolar disorder. What are some symptoms of it and what do to get rid of the down side and keep the happy?
No luck charlie: Sorry every surfer must crash against the shore. The higher the highs, the lower the lows. They are part and parcel of the same disorder. Preventing the highs prevents the lows for the most part. As someone ages untreated the highs get fewer and the lows longer. This is why early treatment is so important. Good treatment keeps you happy but not high. ...Read more
Make an appointment: But, it's best to start with your regular doctor. If a referral to a specialist is needed your doctor will help with that. ...Read more
What can I do for terrible headaches that start at the back of my head and seem to wrap ask the way around to my forehead (like a bandana)?
Treat Causes: These symptoms can come from muscle spasm at the back of the head. Frequently this causes irritation of the Occipital Nerves which can cause these type of symptoms. Treatment of these spasms can give relief so relaxation therapies, local modalities such as heat or cold can help. A small cortisone injection (Greater Occipital Nerve Injection) can also be helpful. See a headache specialist. ...Read more
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