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Dr. David May
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Morning Headache (Overview)

For some migraine headache presentations. That is, the headache commences in the early am hrs, and the patient awakens with a typical migraine attack, with unilateral throbbing, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and noise. These are tough to stop once ongoing and prevention works best to stop this variety.


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Could a broken sleep cause morning headaches?

Could a broken sleep cause morning headaches?

Indirectly: Some headaches are associated with clenching of the jaw called nocturnal para functional brutism. These nighttime events create tremendous muscle force and activity that can be at play with morning headache symptoms. Find a dentist trained in treating headache pain with a nti devise. Another sourse for morning headaches is an untreated obstructive sleep apnea condition. A sleep test is advised. ...Read more

Dr. David May
78 doctors shared insights

Morning Headache (Overview)

For some migraine headache presentations. That is, the headache commences in the early am hrs, and the patient awakens with a typical migraine attack, with unilateral throbbing, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and noise. These are tough to stop once ongoing and prevention works best to stop this variety.


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What are some home remedies for a morning headache?

What are some home remedies for a morning headache?

Need immediate care: Morning headaches need prompt evaluation by a medical provider. This may be a headache due to increased pressure in the brain, bleeding in the brain, stroke, or tumor. Do not rely upon home remedies before being seen by your medical professional. ...Read more

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Managing Migraines (Tip)

Managing Migraines

Do keep a headache diary that tries to identify triggers. Don't take nsaids more than twice weekly. ...See more

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Managing Morning Sickness (Checklist)

Avoid an empty stomach
Once
Nibble on dry crackers
Once
Sip ginger ale or other carbonated beverages
Once
Keep crackers and ginger ale next to your bed
Once
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How do you treat morning headache?

How do you treat morning headache?

Sleep apnea: One problem that will frequently cause a morning headache is sleep apnea. Other causes can include sleeping in a position that strains the neck and then causes a tension headache. ...Read more

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I have a really bad morning headache but need to work today! how do I cure it quickly ?

I have a really bad morning headache but need to work today! how do I cure it quickly ?

Ibuprofen: If you have no stomach issues - bleeding, ulcers, etc - i'd do 600mg Ibuprofen with a well balanced breakfast, some extra strength tylenol, (acetaminophen) and get to work! ...Read more

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Managing Migraines (Tip)

Managing Migraines

Don't drink alcohol if you feel a headache coming on! ...See more

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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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Im pregnant and I've had a headache since yesterday morning, should I be worried, and what can I do to get rid of it?

Im pregnant and I've had a headache since yesterday morning, should I be worried, and what can I do to get rid of it?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is acceptable in early pregnancy as headaches are very common. If you are beyond 20 weeks with a severe headache you should contact your doctor immediately so you can be evaluated for preeclampsia. ...Read more

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Tension headache & muscle ache& loss of concentration&easily fatigue&back pain for 3 years, morning headache after 9-10 hours sleep?

Tension headache & muscle ache& loss of concentration&easily fatigue&back pain  for 3 years, morning headache after 9-10 hours sleep?

Muscle contraction: Your symptom complex suggests a stress related disorder. An alternative is that you are have a sleep disorder.Preventing restful sleep, causing fatigue and difficulty concentrating. Fatigue will also account for the back pain, muscle ache and muscle contraction headaches.Unchanged symptoms for 3 years, it is unlikely that a structural abnorality of the brain, like a tumor is at fault. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
4,162 doctors shared insights

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