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My mother is 70 she has headaches ? Cause?

My mother is 70 she has headaches ? Cause?

Many causes: Headaches may be from multiple causes such as migraine , stress, hypertension, brain tumor , temporal arteritis . Temporal arteritis may cause headache and blindness if left untreated, she should see a doctor for further evaluation. ...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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Are migraines genetic? My grandmother, mother, and i all have severe migraines. Is there a genetic cause of migraine headaches? .

Are migraines genetic? My grandmother, mother, and i all have severe migraines. Is there a genetic cause of migraine headaches?

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Yes indeed: Migraines are genetic and do run in families, so not surprising that this afflicts several familiy members. Maybe this can be prevented as many meds or otc preps might help. ...Read more

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What causes splitting headache and temporary loss of vision to a nursing mother?

What causes splitting headache and temporary loss of vision to a nursing mother?

See below: A migraine headache can cause temporary visual impairment. You should be evaluated. It has nothing to do with breast feeding. ...Read more

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My mother gets half side headache usually?

My mother  gets half side headache  usually?

Anything: You could be having migraines, tension headaches or sinus headaches. Sometimes dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring or chronic sinus allergies can cause headaches. I recommend you see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do if my mother keeps suffering from headaches. What could it be?

What can I do if my mother keeps suffering from headaches. What could it be?

Lots of things: Chronic headaches could be due to a lot of things. She needs to see her doctor. ...Read more

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What can you do about severe migraines and chronic tension type headaches, brought on by death of my mother?

What can you do about severe migraines and chronic tension type headaches, brought on by death of my mother?

Migraine treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine or TTH has been made, effective management involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more