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Headache Sinus Pain When Drink Alcohol
What could be causing headaches and migraines almost everyday? I'm 27 years old and don't smoke, drink alcohol or drink coffee.
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
I've been waking up with really intense headaches/migraines every morning. I don't drink alcohol. This is really irritating, what could be going on?
A migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. Accompanying symptoms are facial pain,
nausea, vomiting, dizziness and blurred vision and sleep issues. See orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more
Type of alcohol?: Your headache could be due to hard liquor drinks such as mixed drinks (other compounds in the drinks can contribute to headaches), red wine can cause headaches due to nitrates, or you may just have a sensitivity to alcohol in general. Why drink alcoholic drinks if they cause headaches anyway? ...Read more
No: Some people are just sensitive to the diffusion effect or some can getr migraines from certain kinds of alcohol-for example I know someone whoo is allergic to hops and the clarifying chemical of some white wines and will get migraines if he consumes them ...Read more
I was proscribed celetimine for my sinus it say I cant drink but I only take one pill a day would affect me I did drink alcohol?
Why am I waking up with a bad headache almost every day? I don't drink alcohol at all, I do drink coffee, it dies down after I eat or drink coffee.
Caffeine withdrawal: Coffee has caffeine and if you are a heavy coffee drinker headaches are a symptom of withdrawal. Drinking coffee will diminish headaches. Exceptin and other pain relievers also have caffeine because it helps with migraines and some other types of headaches. If headaches are persistent you may want to discuss this with your doctor ...Read more
When I drink alcohol, after about 2 hours, while still drinking. I get a headache at the top of my head and temples. It's only been happening for the?
2 hours?: You habitually drink for 2 hours straight? There's your problem. It's your body telling you it's time to quit. It's giving you good advice. Listen to it. ...Read more
I am on nortriptyline 25mg for headaches. Is it safe to drink alcohol in moderation while taking this medication?
Nortryptaline: It is okGet a more detailed answer ›
Most times when I nap or sleep too long I get a headache. Why does this happen? I don't drink alcohol. Caffeine in moderation.
Check for OSA: Headache after sleep is a common question we ask when screening for sleep apnea. So talk to your doctor about that. Sometimes too much sleep can trigger migraines. This may be because there is a dramatic reduction of stress hormones with good sleep, which is good unless you are addicted to your own adrenalin. In that case you have withdrawal symptoms similar to caffeine withdrawal. ...Read more
Can I drink alcohol while taking depakote. I am taking it to prevent tension headaches. (alcohol does not trigger them). Is this combo safe?
Not a good idea: Alcohol is not a good mixer with many drugs. In this case it can seriously increase the risk of side effects and definitely can increase the effects of the drug. The warnings are to not drink and they mean it. If you do -and if you have a bad reaction - you'll have no one to blame but yourself. Want to take the risk? I hope you decide not to. Take care of yourself. You deserve it. ...Read more
You can but moderati: Yes you can but in moderationGet a more detailed answer ›
Can I still drink alcohol after bumping my head? CT scan came back normal, only have a slight headache.
Possibly: The correct answer depends of several questions, was there a loss of consciousness? Was a concussion diagnosed? We are realizing more and more that" head bumps" especially bad enough to warrent a CT scan, are not without problems. The brain is a fragile organ, trauma and alcohol are both stressors to good function. Best to consult your treating physician. ...Read more
Wake up w/ headaches often. If I drink alcohol (even small amounts) I get very painful headaches. Sharp pain behind eyes, forehead, & back of neck.?
HeadacheFromAlcihol: Headache next morning after drinking alcohol the night before can be due to many causes1dehydration and can be prevented by drinking lot of water the night before & in the morning.2It may be related to the chemicals in ethanol like acetaldehyd. Cogeners, flavonoid&Tryptophan3Red wine gives headache in some due to sulphides4Individual Responce. Many get red in face&more prone 5Migraine trigger ...Read more
I just got prescribed amox-clav for a sinus infection. I forgot that I have a birthday party to go to tonight. Is it okay to drink alcohol while on this? Will it hinder the effectiveness of the drug? Thanks!
I have a sinus infection and was put on cefdinir, and prednisone. Can I drink alcohol while on these?
Yes: In moderation as always.Get a more detailed answer ›
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...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
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