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Wake in the middle of night and in morning with head pressure not bad pain and stiff neck dry eyes sometimes all day worse when shaking head?

Wake in the middle of night and in morning with head pressure not bad pain and stiff neck dry eyes sometimes all day worse when shaking head?

Tension Type HA: Once a diagnosis of Tension Type Headache (TTH) has been made, effective management involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management (Psychological support), and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an Orofacial Pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Eye checkup Dr said eyes dry. Asked about Thyroid. My mother hypo. My GM was goiters. Is it Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism that would give dry eyes?

Eye checkup Dr said eyes dry. Asked about Thyroid. My mother hypo. My GM was goiters. Is it Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism that would give dry eyes?

Both: Both conditions can have dry eyes as a symptom, as can numerous other conditions such as aging, environmental exposures (wind, dust, excessive sunlight), medications like antihistamines, decongestants, sleep aides, antidepressants, diuretics, etc. ...Read more

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Can trazodone cause dry eyes, fullness & pressure in face/head, headache? Do these ever go away?

Can trazodone cause dry eyes, fullness & pressure in face/head, headache? Do these ever go away?

It can cause all of: Those symptoms. It clogs the sinus pathway by leading to swelling of the nasal mucosa. This can lead to sinus headaches and it has other chemical effects that can lead to dry eyes. Please see your doctor to discuss other options, especially since it can also cause or contribute to a disorder of daytime sleepiness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dry eyes. Headache. Dizziness. Pressure in face and nose. Fullness in head. And occasionally hoarseness. Started first day of spring. Treatment?

Dry eyes. Headache. Dizziness. Pressure in face and nose. Fullness in head. And occasionally hoarseness. Started first day of spring. Treatment?

Allergies: Could be causing all the symptoms you are describing. Because you suffer from insomnia, they symptoms may get worse because of your lack of sleep. You should have an evaluation by your internist if you have not seen him/her yet. ...Read more

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Can dry eyes cause pain in bridge of nose ? An pressure feeling ??

Can dry eyes cause pain in bridge of nose ? An pressure feeling ??

NO: however, sinus/nasal issues can- please see you PCP or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I've had head pressure for a few weeks and now have been having pain behind my eyes and it hurts underneath my eyes as well. Eyes have felt dry too?

I've had head pressure for a few weeks and now have been having pain behind my eyes and it hurts underneath my eyes as well. Eyes have felt dry too?

See your doctor: You should see your doctor to have an evaluation. Allergies could be responsible for your symptoms; however, without being seen it is impossible to say with certainty. You physician can determine if any further evaluation or testing is necessary. ...Read more

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It's possible that head pressure is related of having bloodshot eyes?

It's possible that head pressure is related of having bloodshot eyes?

Head pressure: Yes. In some cases both are related to a common cause such as toxins, drugs, allergies. ...Read more

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How can I relieve the head pressure symptom of a panic attack? Help! every panic attack I have pressure builds up between my eyes and feel faint :(

How can I relieve the head pressure symptom of a panic attack? Help! every panic attack I have pressure builds up between my eyes and feel faint :(

Panic Disorder: The symptoms seen in panic disorder are consistent with those you described. The best way is to treat the disease, and not the symptoms. Consult with a psychiatrist and psychotherapist to diagnose properly and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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Hi I have been feeling spaced out and lightheaded for 5 weeks solid with slight head pressure heavy eyes and very tired feeling.is this anxiety?

Hi I have been feeling spaced out and lightheaded for 5 weeks solid with slight head pressure heavy eyes and very tired feeling.is this anxiety?

After all else: First, you need to rule out physical illness and unusual situational things. If there are none, than YES, it may be anxiety. But to move ahead from there, I'd urge a Psych Eval and follow-up CBT therapy to learn anxiety mgmt skills. Alone or w/ short-term medication, therapy is the best way to do it since it takes practice w/ coaching - a bit like a sport or technique. ...Read more

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I've been having head pressure for a few weeks but that seems to be a lot better. Now it's really only my eyes hurting (behind and underneath on face)?

I've been having head pressure for a few weeks but that seems to be a lot better. Now it's really only my eyes hurting (behind and underneath on face)?

Sinus: They key is improvement and discomfort in face. The problem is likely related to sinus blockage. Headache associated with fever would be worrisome. Sharp pains radiating to the top of the head or both temples can be due to Middle Meatus Syndrome and might require ENT surgery to open the Osteomeatal complex (blocked opening to sinuses by bone spur and swollen mucosa ) ...Read more

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Have IIH. Opthomologist says no pressure on eyes; but I have really bad eye/ear/head pressure and pain. I've a one sided sinus infect. What is this?

Have IIH. Opthomologist says no pressure on eyes; but I have really bad eye/ear/head pressure and pain. I've a one sided sinus infect. What is this?

Sinus or IIH: IIH may cause headaches, even if the eyes are not affected. So this could be the cause. Sinus headaches are also a possibility. These are handled differently, it would help to have more information to decide what the cause is before trying the treatment. ...Read more

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Pressure sensation on nose bridge pressure between right eye and nose complete right side head pressure ONLY when I close my eyes to sleep. (No sinus)?

Pressure sensation on nose bridge pressure between right eye and nose complete right side head pressure ONLY when I close my eyes to sleep. (No sinus)?

Sinus pressure : That sounds like sinus pressure. You need to see your 1ry care physician or ENT to figure out the problem, at the mean time try to use saline nasal rinse to relieve to pressure until you get to see your doctor. Feel better. ...Read more

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I am suffering from headaches on the back side of my head and really dry eyes with cloudy vision. What could be wrong?

I am suffering from headaches on the back side of my head and really dry eyes with cloudy vision. What could be wrong?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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For a month now i have been experiencing head pressure, mainly in my forehead and temples and above my left eye and my head is sensitive to the touch?

For a month now i have been experiencing head pressure, mainly in my forehead and temples and above my left eye and my head is sensitive to the touch?

Likely is sinus: You may have a sinus infection of the frontal sinus. Alternatively you may be experiencing a recurrent Migrainous event. Is it relieved by taking aspirin or other nonsteroidals such as Aleve or Advil? Do antihistamines or decongestants help? Do you have foul smelling breath or post nasal drip? ...Read more

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I have dry eyes and my left eye hurts my head and my right see a different colors what is happen?

I have dry eyes and my left eye hurts my head and my right see a different colors what is happen?

Get an exam: You have dry eyes. That can can cause eye pain and headaches. The different color thing is more a worry. Is it new? What colors are different? Red color differences between the eyes is an important test. ...Read more

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On reading for >30 mins, playing board games etc, irritating headache in back of head,feeling incapacitated then,24/M;got retina checked;dry eyes;?

On reading for >30 mins, playing board games etc, irritating headache in back of head,feeling incapacitated then,24/M;got retina checked;dry eyes;?

Headache s/p reading: Have you checked you TSH, free T4 thyroid may be from that., especially since you are on thyroixine may be too high. Could be eye strain when you checked your retina did they check vision astigmatism , strabismus and eye coordination? Also could,cervical spine strain ,try motrin( if no allergy) dry eyes usually would make you rub your eyes. rarely could be mass or vascular in brain f/u w/doc ...Read more

Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dry Eyes (Definition)

Dry eyes eyes are not adequately lubricated. May be due to insufficient quality ...Read more


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Dry Eye Syndrome (Definition)

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