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Headaches Caused By Lack Of Protein
No evidence of it: There is no scintific evidence that is so. ...Read more
No: No. Sometimes patients have both low protein and low blood pressure but it is not a cause of it. Low protein can lead to extravascular fluid accumulation (edema) and can make you intravascularly dehydrated which could theoretically lead to lower blood pressures but this is typically insignificant so long as your kidneys are working normally. ...Read more
9 yr old son has fever, stomach pain, chest pain, cough, headache, pain when urinating. Ua has 100mg protein. Testing again tmrw. What causes protein?
Headache and nauseous. What could be the cause? Is it lack of sleep? Im pretty sure im not pregnant.
Take pregnancy test: Unless you don't have sex or just recently took a pregnancy test, you could be pregnant. Many reasons for headache & nausea, most common being migraine. Go see your doctor for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. It's near impossible to practice 1st two from across the pacific, and i'm definitely not licensed to practice in philippines. So go see your doctor! ...Read more
What can cause extreme fatigue (too tired to do daily activites), frequent headaches (more so in the morning) and lack of concentration?
I have read lack of enough oxygen in the brain can cause headaches which i get a lot ? how would i increase the oxygen - can it be caused by anxiety?
Headaches can B: caused by low blood oxygen however normally, they appear w' other symptoms: like shortness of breath, fatigue, confusion. Very rarely will headaches B the only symptom. If Uexperience headaches w' these symptoms, contact a doctor immediately. It could B a sign of serious illnesses like, COPD, (emphysema or chronic bronchitis, lung disease, heart disease or asthma. Not due 2 anxiety. ...Read more
Can a Thyroid problem cause your heart to race every so often, and can a thyroid problem cause headaches, and can it cause lack of breath sometimes?
Every do often: I do see patients for headaches and learn that they have a thyroid disorder. I suppose the only way to know is to see your doctor and have a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: Lack of appropriate sleep will cause all the symptoms you mention. A few days dedicated to excluding all the worlds issues, pampering yourself into a better state of relaxation and trying to get 9-10 hours/ night for a while can be both confirmatory and therapeutic. If you have seen the doc and nothing treatable is causing the problem, get a sleep aid and use it. ...Read more
Constant headache causing me unable to sleep, isit bcuz of stress and lack of sleep? Im 19 and growing wisdom tooth, will dat cause it too?
Check it out: See a dentist and have the wisdom tooth checked out. If this is a possible causative factor, it may need removal to eliminate this as the cause of the headache. If stress or other factors are causing the headache the road to treatment may be more difficult. In any event, get it checked out asap. ...Read more
Can a tetanus/pertussis shot cause pain in arm and almost a over all sick feeling? Headache,muscle hurt, lack of appetite, tired?
Yes: It can cause symptoms like that especially since most adults have just started getting the booster of inactivated pertussis. This should only last 48 after injection, if it persists longer than that, consider seeing your PCP! Feel Better. ...Read more
Feel weak. Lack energy. Get headaches. Lack appitite. Loose stools. Rbc count is low. Hemoglobin and hematocrit. Would that cause these symptoms.
You MAY be: Severely deficient in iron or it could be more serious. You need local medical advice. ...Read more
Can random twitching be caused by lack of oxygen caused by deviated septum? I can almost breath normally but ENT wants surgery for headache/tinnitus.
What can be done about a sinus infection this infection of the sinus has spreed and cause's lack of sleep due to the fact of not being able to breath out of the nose and only threw the mouth.And the head aches weakness to light
Sinusitis: Infection of the sinuses causes congestion, facial pain, nasal discharge, post-nasal drip, fever. It is commonly caused by bacteria and viruses, less commonly due to fungus. Treatment is usually related to a decongestant, antihistamine, anti-inflammatory, and antibiotic (if cause is bacterial). Sinus irrigation is also helpful to rid the sinuses of thick mucous. ...Read more
I have found that if i don't eat adequate amounts of protein with every meal i get horrible headaches. Why would this be?
Blood sugar?: Protein stabilizes the absorption and "burning" of carbohydrates (sugars, starches) that are eaten along with it. If your meal or snacks are high carb and low in fat or protein, you may burn the carb too quickly and leave your brain starved for more. If you are also hungry and shaky when the headache appears, then that is most likely what's happening. Talk to your doc. ...Read more
I am having a hard time keeping protein levels in a normal range. Extreme edema, pain above hips, headache. Suggestions?
Need for evaluation: What you described indicates need for a detailed history, physical examination and likely lab tests. The issue appears more complicated than may be suitable for this forum. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more
Why did i get acute headaches in d midnight when i used to take b-protein with milk in the morning?Protein digestion problems linked to it?Am a veggie
Hard to say: Your question is difficult to answer - many causes of headaches in the evenings, and i would not expect morning protein meal to have an effect. If you suffer reactive or rebound hypoglycemia, that could lead to headaches at midnight based on a high carbohydrate meal at dinner time. ...Read more