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Headaches and tension feel like headaches from stress while on 5 mg of BRINTELLIX is this normal started today wore off now but still alittle head pan?

Headaches and tension feel like headaches from stress while on 5 mg of BRINTELLIX is this normal started today wore off now but still alittle head pan?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Car fire, stand 25-50 feet from fire on front end. 24 hours later throat hurts/dry feeling. No sinus issue, yes headache from stress. Help?

Car fire, stand 25-50 feet from fire on front end. 24 hours later throat hurts/dry feeling. No sinus issue, yes headache from stress. Help?

Stressful: Symptoms of smoke inhalation usually occur immediately. And would be minor for someone standing that far away from the fire outside. If you were yelling, that could cause the throat symptoms. Another possibility is that you are coming down with an illness. We are currently seeing a lot of viral infections of the throat and upper respiratory tract. All of these should improve over a few days. ...Read more

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What kind of headaches comes from too much stress?

What kind of headaches comes from too much stress?

Stress & Headache: Tension headaches frequently come from stress, and they're the most frequent kind of headaches people get. 30%-80% of the population has these at least occasionally. There is mild to moderate pain affecting the front, top, or sides of head. Tension in the muscles in these areas results in pain. Stress management and biofeedback can help prevent these; also mindfulness meditation as well. ...Read more

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Starting to get daily headaches. Could it be from stress or something more severe?

Starting to get daily headaches. Could it be from stress or something more severe?

Stress can aggravate: Usually stress does not cause physical ailment. Always look for physical causes first. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com and in search box search headache to learn how we propose to treat causes ...Read more

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I have stomach infection. my stomach swells up. I have migraine headaches and stress from two years. i had visited a doctor, he advised me to exercise?

I have stomach infection. my stomach swells up. I have migraine headaches and stress from two years. i had visited a doctor, he advised me to exercise?

You may've migraine: You may have a primary problem of migraine headaches given your symptoms of stomach involvement as you describe. It may be best for your parents or for yourself if that is the case to look for a headache specialist. While exercise in enough itself is great to do I don't think in this case is going to solve the problem. ...Read more

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Period began July 15th lasted for 7days.Not heavy as usual.Light cramping on second day.since end,having headaches and nausea.stress from work/home.

Period began July 15th lasted for 7days.Not heavy as usual.Light cramping on second day.since end,having headaches and nausea.stress from work/home.

Stress/pregnancy: If there is any chance of pregnancy be sure to check a pregnancy test 3 weeks after last intercourse or one week after a missed period. If not then it may be that the stress is causing your periods to be different. Stress can cause many such problems in the body. Regular exercise and a healthy diet are even more important when you are stressed. Consider a daily multivitamin too. ...Read more

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Does stress cause headaches?

Does stress cause headaches?

It can: Yes, stress can lead to headaches in many people. If you are feeling stressed - starting by breathing in slowly through your nostrils. Hold the air in your lungs for a five count then slowly exhale through an open mouth. Repeat x 12. Relaxxxxx...... ...Read more

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I have a headache due to stress?

I have a headache due to stress?

Muscle tension: The muscles of mastication or chewing can become sore and painful due to overuse. The pain can be so severe that just palpating the muscle body can trigger pain in other areas. These are referred to as trigger points. Clenching or teeth grinding can lead to pain. Either a TMJ splint can be useful to prevent damage to teeth or to find a more comfortable position for the jaw to be in or botox. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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