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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Mild Headaches (Overview)

Mild headaches is a symptom in which a person has pain in the head, but the pain is not too bad nor too bothersome. Many illnesses and conditions can cause minor headaches.


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What can cause mild headaches and vision problems?

What can cause mild headaches and vision problems?

Migraine: Migraines would be the most common causes of headache associated with visual symptoms before the headache and/or blurry vision with the headache. See your doctor to confirm that this is what you have. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
48 doctors shared insights

Mild Headaches (Overview)

Mild headaches is a symptom in which a person has pain in the head, but the pain is not too bad nor too bothersome. Many illnesses and conditions can cause minor headaches.


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Treating Headaches (Checklist)

Identify events that trigger headaches
60 Min, Hourly for 4 Weeks
See your doctor and bring a diary of when headaches occurred
Once
Watch for food reactions
60 Min, Daily for 4 Weeks
See a dentist about your headaches
Once
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Why do I get mild headaches at the end of the night?

Why do I get mild headaches at the end of the night?

Maybe high, maybe lo: Some possibilities are--low blood sugar, high blood pressure, eye strain, sleep deprivation, caffeine withdrawal, medication effects. Analyze your habits and see if any pattern is present. If you have neurological symptoms beside pain, consult your physician. ...Read more

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Overcoming Mild Depression (Checklist)

Discuss with your doctor your symptoms and get help
Once
Ask for a counseling referral. Talk therapy is key.
Once
Ask if you would benefit from medications
Once
Exercise daily. If having trouble, start slow with a daily walk.
Daily
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How to get rid of a fever, mild headache, and sore throat?

How to get rid of a fever, mild headache, and sore throat?

Treat symptoms: Sounds as if you have a mild viral infection, and bed rest, fluids, Aspirin or Acetaminophen (tylenol, etc.) may help. If things get worse see your doctor because a more serious problem may be developing. Have you been around others with similar symptoms? Do you have children, are they in day care? Hope you get better and feel well soon. ...Read more

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Managing Mild Kidney Failure (Checklist)

Make certain your blood pressure is at the low prescribed target
once
Make certain your cholesterol has been monitored and treated
once
Make certain your blood sugars are well managed
once
Minimize weight gain and lose weight if you are overweight.
once
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Are there any steps I can take to prevent mild cluster headache from getting worse?

Are there any steps I can take to prevent mild cluster headache from getting worse?

Medication: You might want to try Motrin for a mild cluster headache(200-600 mg) per dose. I have had success in previous patients with Imitrex (sumatriptan) or other migraine specific agents. Prevention is key. Avoid alcohol and smoking. If you wake up with cluster headaches, sleep apnea may be a cause. Consider having a sleep study done to screen for this. ...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