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Headaches That Wake You Up At Night
I don't get anyosleep at night and its starting to beclme a headache. I toss and turn allight long and i wake up?
Sleep deprived: What are you doing before you go to bed? You may be over stimulating yourself by texting, reading worry, etc an hour or so before bed try to relax by listening to soft music, take a walk or other relaxing activityas a last resort you can try taking melatonin. ...Read more
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
Worrisome...: If a headache is bad enough to awaken you from your sleep, or is very severe, whether frontal or other part of scalp (there are no pain fibers in the brain!), you must see your physician. Most presume a headache is just a headache. But if never evaluated/worked up for causes, particularly if pattern changes, or become more severe, it needs to be. Must rule out brain tumor. If no cause found, rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i take a Benadryl at night before i go to bed why do I always wake up with a horrific headache that lasts for about 45 min?
Known side effect: Benadryl can cause headache in certain patients (mechanism unknown). If you are taking Benadryl at night to help you get to sleep, I have had many patients do well taking melatonin (3 mg - over the counter) instead. ...Read more
I have been having sever headaches that seem to start from dreaming they wake me up at night and cannot get back to sleep cause of the pain?
See below: Few disorders can present as such, one of which is sleep apnea (as you wake up from rem sleep w/ headaches) this is especially true if you snore, gasp or choke for breath at night, have a dry mouth, night time reflux, ;/or daytime sleepiness. In that case, an eval. By a sleep doctor is recommended. Otherwise if you have other symptoms, a neurologist can eval. You for other causes of your headaches. ...Read more
Hello, for the past 3 days I have had constant headaches, and at night i wake up and find myself covered i sweat and shivering, this is a first?
Had a C-section a week ago now I have hot flashes and wake up sweaty at night. Headaches and chest feels like mucus is in it but cough not productive?
Surgery: Any symptoms like that after surgery should be related to your physian asap. ...Read more
How can I stop grinding my teeth at night? I grind my teeth at night, and sometimes wake up with a sore jaw or headache in the morning. How can I stop?
Snoring?: Do you also snore loudly and/or are you excessively tired during the day? If you have either, or bothnof these other symptoms don't just get a night guard. She a sleep physician and get tested for osa. Upper night guards have been shown to make osa worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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