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Reduce the triggers: Chronic headaches usually have a tension component. Reducing stress, exercising, eating an appropriate diet, reduce caffeine intake, getting suficient sleep. Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective approach used by athletes, executives in stressive situations and many others. ...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
Grandpa?: Can please leave poor Grandpa out of it. ...Read more
Depends, types: Preventing a headache is often the best treatment. How to abort a headache without using medication depends on what might have contributed to the headache, whether it is migraine, or tension or another type. Massage, drinking water, cold compresses, and really good sleep are often helpful. In my clinic we use pemf and microcurrent for headaches. ...Read more
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I'll start by saying that any new, changing, persistent or severe headaches should be evaluated by a doctor. But there are many things to do that are not "pain" meds. These include:
simplify your life
manage your time wisely
adjust your attitude
take a break
break bad habits (smoking...Etc)
non "pain" med. ...Read more
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I took 4 pills of ibrophen pm on accident thinking it was regular ibrophen for my headache. Will I be okay?
You will be fine.
Just do not repeat. ...Read more
I have been getting a lot of headaches I get about 1or 2 everyday. What could it be? Could it be my medications?
Yes and no: First off, is your thyroid properly adjusted? If you are overusing klonipin or acetaminophen, both will result in medication overuse headaches. But as I have always said before, new and different headache symptoms from baseline should be investigated further. See your doctor. ...Read more
Over the counter pain relief medications are extremely effective for the vast majority of headaches. These medicines can be bought at a pharmacy or a supermarket without a prescription.
- paracetamol (eg panadol brand)
- ibuprofen (eg neurofen brand)
Don't forget to drink plenty of water and take some rest as well! ...Read more
Stress headaches: For "constant stress headaches, " please see your physician for evaluation & help with their cause. There are over the counter medicines like aleve, tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc that can be used; also some find peppermint herbal compresses on the forehead helpful. Ideally, explore & deal with your stress triggers with a therapist -- no meds needed, and what you learn serves you for a lifetime! Be well. ...Read more
There aren't any: Medications that have no side effects usually have no effects either. A better question would be which headache medicines have the fewest and least serious side effects. And that depends on what is causing the headache. Tylenol (acetaminophen) rarely rots livers and kidneys, but it can if overused. I'd take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) and call my doctor in the morning...Advil, aleve, can bother your stomach but are safe in moderat. ...Read more
It depends to the: Cause of your headache. In general Tylenol (acetaminophen) would be a good choice. Tylenol (acetaminophen) rarely damages livers and kidneys, unless it is overused. I'd take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) and call my doctor in the morning. Advil, aleve, naproxen can bother your stomach but are safe in moderate use. ...Read more
? Sinus Congestion:
Consider taking sinus medicine (careful if you have high blood pressure) and flushing nasal passages. Bending forward at the waist causing headache pain to increase: when you bend over and that is focused in the front of your head and face is likely due to common sinus congestion. Need blood pressure/eye exam.
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I have had a sever headache for three days and pain medication is not helping what could be wrong?
Time for evaluation: If you don't get severe headaches often you need to be seen by your physician or in the ER. ...Read more
What's the best way to treat a headache, if sleep makes it worse and you are trying to avoid medication overusage?
Hi my wife suffers from frequent headache. I am looking for a consult and possible refill of her pain medication?
I have been having headaches everyday for about 1 week now at about the same time around 3-4 pm. What could this be?
Headache: There are many and various headaches which could cause such an annoying and painful experience. I can appreciate your concerned, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the right answer to your worries. Rec.: see your physician for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Take good care. ...Read more
Headaches around 6 or 7 pm for 2 nights now. Fixing up a house. With paint and cleaners. Wondering why these headaches come when I'm not cleaning?
Headaches: Hello, it sounds like your activities and exposures to the fumes and chemicals you are working with are triggering your headaches. Try wearing a respirator, vent the fumes out of the home and minimize your exposures. Saline nasal washes after your exposures may help remove these irritating chemicals before they cause more headaches. ...Read more
I have a small headache (supportive) and I don't want to use medication for it. Are naps good for this? How long is perfect? I haven't napped since 8.
Maybe: Headaches can benefit from several lifestyle modifications. Sufficient sleep is important and is often the only way some resolve their headache. Meals that are balanced and avoid bouts of hunger. Good hydration is important. Activity in the form of aerobic exercise encourages stress relief, which is another important factor. Finally, avoid those events/agents you know will trigger an event. ...Read more
I've started getting headaches every day (most)I suspect medication overuse because I use a non steroidal on those days. How long would it take 2 impove?
Many ways to try...: A variety of strategies can help reduce the severity and frequency of chronic tension headaches without using medicine. Manage your stress level. Applying heat or ice to sore muscles may ease a tension headache. Good posture can also help keep your muscles from tensing up. Acupuncture, massage and meditation are also helpful for some people. ...Read more
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