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Doctor insights on: Headaches Caused By Lack Of Protein

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Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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It is possible that a lack of protein cause low blood pressure?

It is possible that a lack of protein cause low blood pressure?

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

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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?

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?

Fever: The protein in the urine is caused by the fever. But i think you might want to check with our doctor to make sure your son doesn't have glomerulonephritis which can cause all the above symptoms. ...Read more

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Why does lack of water cause headache?

Why does lack of water cause headache?

Dehydration: Dehydraton can serve as a stressor, triggering headaches. Serotonin is released in the face of mild dehydration, ultimately triggering the migraine driver in the brain stem. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause headached?

Can lack of sleep cause headached?

Sleep Deprivation: Sleep deprivation can cause damage to your body in the short term. Over time, it can lead to chronic health problems and negatively impact your quality of life.

16 Effects of Sleep Deprivation:
http://www.healthline.com/health/sleep-deprivation/effects-on-body ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause headaches?

Can lack of sleep cause headaches?

Yes: Sleep quantity and quality is important to our overall health. Among other things a lack of sleep can cause or contribute to headaches. ...Read more

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What would cause tension headaches nausea and lack of concentration ?

What would cause  tension headaches nausea and lack of concentration ?

Tension: After you get checked by your doc, you can do some things to relax the muscles in your head if that is the kind of headache you have. Check out herbert benson's relaxation response book. It's an easy technique to lower blood pressure and manage stress. ...Read more

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Headache and nauseous. What could be the cause? Is it lack of sleep? Im pretty sure im not pregnant.

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

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What can cause extreme fatigue (too tired to do daily activites), frequent headaches (more so in the morning) and lack of concentration?

What can cause extreme fatigue (too tired to do daily activites), frequent headaches (more so in the morning) and lack of concentration?

Lots of things: Lots of things can, most common is your age is stress, anxiety and/or depression. However, other routine things should be checked by your doctor like an infection, thyroid issues or something else. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can lack of any particular vitamin cause headache around eye or pressure ?

Can lack of any particular vitamin cause headache around eye or pressure ?

Nope: Headache or pain around the eye, where the eye is white and no change in vision, is surely sinus disease. Or, wrong glasses. See an ENT doctor or try otc sinus pills first. If the pain is associated with visual activities, go to ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can lack of proper vitamins in the body cause headache around eye or pressure?

Can lack of proper vitamins in the body cause headache around eye or pressure?

No: To my knowledge, there are no vitamins deficiencies that have been implicated in headaches or elevated eye pressure. You can have a toxic impact of some vitamins with damage to the optic nerve. ...Read more

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Lack of sleep cause. Fatigue. No energy. Weakness. Mind not all there. No appetite. Headaches?

Lack of sleep cause. Fatigue. No energy. Weakness. Mind not all there. No appetite. Headaches?

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

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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?

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

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Can a tetanus/pertussis shot cause pain in arm and almost a over all sick feeling? Headache,muscle hurt, lack of appetite, tired?

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

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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

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

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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

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I am having a hard time keeping protein levels in a normal range. Extreme edema, pain above hips, headache. Suggestions?

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

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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

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

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Please tell me, could a lack of protein lead to cancer?

Please tell me, could a lack of protein lead to cancer?

No: However, it will ruin the quality of your life. Especially, some "pop" diets are protein-deficient and have made people (including children, who didn't get a choice) seriously sick. Your physician and an evidence-based dietician are your best friends. ...Read more

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Long term lack of protein could lead to damage of tissues and muscles? Is it true. If it is whats is the cure

Long term lack of protein could lead to damage of tissues and muscles?  Is it true.  If it is whats is the cure

Protein: Muscles require protein for growth and strength. To avoid deficiency eat a healthy diet rich in proteins and low in sweets and saturated fats. Google or see a dietician to learn about healthy diets. ...Read more