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I Have A Headic
I got hit in my head and I have a headic the hit was not that hard but how can I tell if I have something wrong its better but anxious?
Head injury: Did you lose consciousness? You can have a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Headache/ pressure of head? Are you unable to recall what happened? Do you feel dizzy or have ringing in the ears? Confusion or slurred speech? Nausea or vomiting? Extreme fatigue? If you believe you have a concussion please seek medical care. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I hit my head when I was backing my car in I was dizzy but now I have a headic my car hit the pole when I was backing no damage to my car called dr?
Head and neck pain: While backing up your car, if you had an injury, it is called a whiplash type of injury which may cause muscle spasms as well as (if the impact was high) damage to the small joints inthe spine. This may lead to inability to extend the neck and constant pain. If it persists, see a pain physician for proper evaluation. Good luck. Read more
I have been experiencing light headiness, tension type headaches, tingling (sometimes), for 2 1/2 months. Doctor says I'm stressed. Help?
Tension headache: Preventive treatment is appropriate for most patients with chronic tension-type headache. The evidence regarding prophylactic drugs for tension-type headache is limited and inconsistent, but perhaps is strongest for the tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline. Behavioral treatments for headache include biofeedback, relaxation, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (ie, stress management). Read more
Since July I have had episodes of light headiness and dizziness. Also get tingling in my cheek is thisto be with the nerve problem I have in shoulder?
Pain inside skull: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent or weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be examined. Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Try some tylenol (acetaminophen): How bad is your headache? If it's mild to moderate, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen may help. If it is the worst headache you have had in your life, you should go to the emergency room. If it's bad but not the worst, make an appointment with your doctor to discuss treatment. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Too broad: A question for this format, Florence, I am sorry. I would suggest that you schedule a consult with me or another provider to try to determine the type and cause of your headaches and help you to learn to deal with them. Good news is, most are manageable! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends on type: This depends on what type of headache as there are many types of headaches. The most common thing that people use are over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). However, if it is a migraine headache it may require prescription meds. If related to muscle tension a massage can help. Acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, chiropractic treatment, stress reduction and sleep can help too. Read more
Several options: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/advil, alleve, excedrinmigraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be seen by a doctor! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Best Headache Meds:
A 2014 study indicates that medication containing a combination of acetylsalicylic acid, (aspirin), acetaminophen (paracetamol), and caffeine is more effective than acetaminophen alone.
http://thejournalofheadacheandpain. Springeropen. Com/articles/10.1186/1129-2377-15-76 Read more