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What exactly is this chronic unusual headache/migraine i often have?

What exactly is this chronic unusual headache/migraine i often have?

Get checked out: A good start at finding potential headache triggers would be to maintain a diary. Every time you have a headache write down what you were doing, the foods you ate that day, alcohol, smoking, caffeine, stress, how much sleep you had the night before, eye strain, etc. Try to find patterns in your headache so that you can learn what things to avoid. Get checked by your doctor. ...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


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Can "cyclobenzaprine" cure headache/migraine?

Can "cyclobenzaprine" cure headache/migraine?

No: Cyclo is a muscle relaxant, and unlikely to cure anything. Probably, not successful in migraine, but might help muscle tension ha's. Drugs to prevent migraines include topirimate, valproex, naproxen, butterbur, riboflavin. ...Read more

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Why do I always get a headache/migraine in the same spot?

Why do I always get a headache/migraine in the same spot?

Not unique: Migraines can cause hemicranial problems, that is one sided, and not unique for pattern to be repetitive, and chronic. Do not worry, unlikely to be focal tumor. On occasion triggering may occur focally, from jaw, dental issues, sinus problems, cervical discs, or thoracic outlet syndrome, so may be worthwhile to search for one of these. ...Read more

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I have this occasional deep headache/migraine like inside my head. What could be the cause?

I have this occasional deep headache/migraine like inside my head. What could be the cause?

Need evaluation: With more information I'd give you a better answer. If your headaches are new, severe, & you've never had anything like them in your life then, you need an emergency evaluation due to your age being outside the norm for simple migraine types. However, if you've had headaches for a long time & these are simply worse then, a less urgent workup can be done. Write me @: www.healhtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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What things could cause someone to wake up a few days in a row with a bad headache / migraine?

What things could cause someone to wake up a few days in a row with a bad headache / migraine?

Several things: Bruxism or tooth grinding can cause headaches. Obstructive sleep apnea or depressed oxygen levels during sleep can result in headaches. See your md and discuss your symptoms to access the correct treatment. ...Read more

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I have a headache (migraine) every day alternating between the two every day. I hope to help, thanks?

I have a headache (migraine) every day alternating between the two every day.
I hope to help, thanks?

?migraine: I'm not sure you're having true migraine headaches or muscle contraction tension headaches. You could consult a neurologist as they are trained to diagnose and treat headches. ...Read more

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What to do if I get headaches (migraines) a lot in the morning but mostly and Excedrin migraine for the head. does anyonewho specializes in headaches and fainting?

What to do if I get headaches (migraines) a lot in the morning but mostly and Excedrin migraine for the head. does anyonewho specializes in headaches and fainting?

Migraine: You may have rebound headache from taking excedrin more than several days a week or sleep disorder or complicated migraine resulting in passing out.You need to see a neurologist or headache specialist. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you feel a headache/migraine, does that mean your blood pressure is high?

I wanted to know when you feel a headache/migraine, does that mean your blood pressure is high?

Not usually: Modest elevations of blood pressure do not provoke headaches, but very high levels can. If one does not have hypertension, migraine headaches should not significantly elevate bp. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more