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How do I get rid of a sugar headache?

How do I get rid of a sugar headache?

Hypoglycemic headach: When something causes a rapid drop in blood sugar, the brain will initiate various mechanisms to raise it. One of the symptoms of low blood sugar is a mild, dull headache. Eating something to raise your blood sugar should resolve it. In the future steer clear of foods/beverages high in sugar. Research the "glycemic index" to find carbs that will avoid that. ...Read more

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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How do you get rid of a sugar headache?

How do you get rid of a sugar headache?

Have to wait it out: A headache due to a metabolic condition is probably best treated by correcting the problem. Wait for the sugar to come down and watch what you eat. ...Read more

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Hi my husband has had a headache for 5 days now and he has taken everything to try and get rid of it. But it still won't go away. What should I do?

Hi my husband has had a headache for 5 days now and he has taken everything to try and get rid of it. But it still won't go away. What should I do?

Long time: I would take him for a check at urgent care or a doctor's office. Make sure he isn't dehydrated, anemic: there is likely an underlying reason why what you've been doing hasn't helped. If he has a cluster headache, they are difficult to treat and can last for days, most other headaches subside after 1-2 days. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of headache?

How can I get rid of headache?

Fluids and Sleep: Ensure you're taking enough fluids. Try getting a good nights sleep. Stay away from bright lights and loud noises. If these don't cure the headache, try taking some Tylenol or Anti inflammatories.
If none of these help then you need to see a Dr to investigate the cause of the headache ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a headache?

How do I get rid of a headache?

Many options.: Headaches can be caused by many different causes - eye strain, dehydration, neck tension, or be migraine-type.
If you get a mild headache only occasionally, I suggest trying to drink a glass or two of water, take some tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, get off the screen if you have been keyboarding or texting, and ask a friend to massage your neck and shoulders for a few minutes. If it persists, see the doc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a headache?

How can I get rid of a headache?

Cause of headache: Many possibilities. Help for you depends on what is causing the headaches. Please give much more information so we can help you. ...Read more

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What to use to get rid of headaches?

What to use to get rid of headaches?

Chronic daily HA's: You need to break up pattern with preventative measures, and many choices: otc includes riboflavin, butterbur, co-q10, feverfew, magnesium. Rx such as divalproex sodium, topirimate, beta-blockers, naproxen.
Botox, newer dental devices, occipital nerve blocks. Really best to see neurologist who specializes in headaches. ...Read more

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How to get rid of headache immediately?

How to get rid of headache immediately?

First...: Drink plenty of water and eat something. Try pinching your adductor pollicis (locating in the webbing/area between your index finger and thumb, it feels like a tight ball) make clockwise circles while pinching this spot, this should help with the headache but it is really only temporary.

http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=ixh20u56i8g. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of headache?

What are good ways to get rid of headache?

Headache: Headache can have multiple causes. It can be migraine (very common) or can be from a brain tumor or bleeding in the brain. If this the first time you have had a headache then you need to see a physician and will need neuroimaging.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/headache/my00407. ...Read more

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What might I do to get rid of my headache?

What might I do to get rid of my headache?

More info: You must first determine cause of your headache dirst. Menstrual periods, tension, neck muscle spaqsms, neck muscle strain, histamine allergic cause, closed head trauma, concussions, neck intrevertebral disc problems, migraines, brain tumors, thyroid problems can all be source of your headache. First I would get a brain and possibly a cervical MRI to determine cause of headaches. Thyroid tests nex. ...Read more

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What are good ways to get rid of headaches?

Treat the cause: Treating anything else is a waste of precious time, and may cost you your life. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of headaches?

What are some ways to get rid of headaches?

See your doctor: Headaches can be tricky. I think a headache journal is an excellent idea. Most of the meds we think are good for headache are not good for headache, even the triptans, designed for migriane can excerbate migriane. The best thing to do is see a doctor who specalizes in headaches. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to get rid of headaches?

What are natural ways to get rid of headaches?

Headaches: Treating headaches is not always simple. Naturally, you want to avoid having a headache if possible when you know the triggers such as stress, alcohol/coffee/certain food/substances, over working, lack of sleep. If you already have a headache, it can be hard to get rid of. Try to relax, get some sleep, drink more fluid, turn off TV/phone... to see if it helps. ...Read more

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What's a natural way to get rid of a headache?

What's a natural way to get rid of a headache?

See below:: Apply an ice pack to the painful area of your head. Place it on your forehead, temples, or back of your neck. Take a warm bath or shower; take a nap; or take a walk. Ask someone to rub your neck and back, or treat yourself to a massage.Apply gentle, steady rotating pressure to the painful area of your head with your index finger and/or thumb. Close eyes, rest, sit, or lie quietly in a low-lit room. ...Read more

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Could you tell me ways to get rid of a headache?

Could you tell me ways to get rid of a headache?

Need to know: The cause before you can speak to the treatment. Change glasses or neurosurgery? The range is too broad. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a headache for off and on 4 months?

Headaches: If you have tried all over the counterpain medications, you might consider a magnesium supplement, then see your doctor. You might need a daily medication like topamax (topiramate) or Propranolol to keep the headaches away. You can also find out if your headaches are coming from tension, eye strain, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a normal headache?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a normal headache?

NSAIDS: Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) like ibuprophen, Aspirin or naproxin, will soothe most headaches; Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)) will work as well. Be sure to read the directions on the bottle carefully before you take them. Nsaids and tylenol (acetaminophen) can lead to rebound headaches if abused; if your headaches persist, make sure to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of constant headaches?

How to get rid of constant headaches?

Constant headaches: It helps to know what kind of headaches you have first. Tension headache? Migraine? Paroxysmal hemicrania? Something else. We cannot expect you to make the diagnosis. It would help for you to work with a medical provider who knows about headaches, so they can guide you through this. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a hangover headache?

How to get rid of a hangover headache?

Depends: Cheesemelt, the best cure is prevention. Drink one water or noncaffeinated drink after each alcoholic one. Eat before drinking, and taking an antiinflammatory like advil (ibuprofen) if u don't HAV stomach problems. Drink in moderation and don't drink and drive ever. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of daily headaches?

Definition: Chronic daily headaches is when there are more than 15 events in one month. So, start a preventative program to breakup this pattern. Several prescription meds may work, but also otc items of value. Talk to your doctor and start working with this. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a massive headache?

How can I get rid of a massive headache?

Depends: There are great medications for headache such as the triptans, imitrex, sumavel, zomig, relpax, (eletriptan) etc) but it is important to find out the cause first. You shoulld talk to your doctor to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my massive headaches?

How can I get rid of my massive headaches?

See below: I agree with dr. Ali. Chinese scalp acupuncture & auricular (ear) acupuncture are often quite beneficial. However, it you have recurrent severe headaches it is important to have these medically evaluated to determine the cause, the type of headache & an appropriate treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of bad headaches?

What can I do to get rid of bad headaches?

Pain treatment.: Unfortunately, although this is a simple question the answer is not. The key to treatment is an appropriate evaluation, the making of a diagnosis (there are many different types), and the development of a treatment plan for that diagnosis. Over the counter analgesic medications may provide short term relief. Persistent headaches require an evaluation by an appropriately trained provider. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of constant headaches?

What do I do to get rid of constant headaches?

Find the cause: Constant headaches are more than just a pain. They are telling you that something is not working right. Why not and what is wrong are what you need. If the pain is coming from muscles (probably) then you have to find out why the muscles are cramping. You may wish to look into your bite, joints and muscles (TMJ) as this may be a possible answer. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a headache and toothache?

How do you get rid of a headache and toothache?

DDS and MD: Regarding the toothache, you'll have to see a dentist to determine the cause & have it treated accordingly. Regarding the headache, if you suffer from chronic headaches or simple otc medications does not relieve it, you should see a physician as headaches may be a symptom of other underlying medical issues. The two may or may not be related. Pain medication only covers up & does not fix any problem. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a headache due to a toothache?

How can I get rid of a headache due to a toothache?

Jaw precautions: Start with an antiinflammatory medication such as alleve, Motrin or advil, (ibuprofen) ice the area that hurts, adopt a soft diet and then make an appointment with a dentist asap. ...Read more

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I am wondering what helps get rid of bad headaches?

I am wondering what helps get rid of bad headaches?

That depends on what: Type of headache it is. Vascular, tension and sinus headaches are different types with varied approaches to treatment of each. So, the first step is to be evaluated. Once the type of headache is determined - a treatment plan can be recommended. ...Read more