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Can protein shakes containing rice protein and flax seeds attribute to headaches? I am experiencing all day long slight headaches.
Yes/no: Some food itself or the additive will do it. More commonly the preservatives/ coloring, cause HA. ...Read more
Migraine Triggers: In approximately 10% of migraineurs, food can trigger an attack. These triggers include vasoactive substances such as cheese, alcohol (red wine), chocolate, foods containing monosodium glutamate (MSG), nitrates, or tyramine, and aspartame, a sugar substitute used in Equal. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Call Dr.: Can be any number of problems including: terrible hangover, food poisoning, virus, and more. Low BP and dizziness could be dehydration, due to vomiting and not rehydrating, which leaves gastric acid in your mouth (sour taste). Not sure if you have a really bad headache or actual migraines. Without more history, impossible to tell. Should call your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very: There are many different types of headaches, but the majority are either musculoskeletal or vascular in origin. The first type of headache is referred to as a tension type headache and usually secondary to degenerative changes in the upper cervical spine. Migraine headaches occur because of blood flow changes to specific cranial nerves in the brain. Treatments are very different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been sick since Thursday with cough, headache, sniffles. Can't shake headaches, tried sudafed, excedrin pm, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and maxalt. They keep occuri?
Symptoms:nauseous, dry heaves, throwing up, loss of appetite, fever, hot and cold flashes, migraines, flushed skin, & uncontrollable shakes.Diagnosis?
Sick: You have listed a number of symptoms describing an illness that could represent a viral stomach flu. Food poisoning could be considered. Headache and nausea are also symptoms that could represent meningitis. In any case, a diagnosis can't be made without proper history and exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause fatigue and low energy after eating yogurt and fruit with whole wheat toast with peanut butter every morning for breakfast?
Headaches I hadn't experienced feel like migraines for they come with nausea vomiting dizziness weakness also cold toes cold sweats neck pain clammy?
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Possibly: Hyland's "migraine headache relief" is a combination of multiple homeopathic remedies, any of which might be called for in an individual who suffers migraines. If your headache symptoms correspond to any of these remedies, the formulation could help. (if not, it won't.) a trained homeopath could help you in a much more individual way. http://www.hylands.com/products/migraine.php/. ...Read more
Can't eat sugary foods, craving milk, cramping, missed period, lower back stiffness, headaches, mood swings, constantly tired, watery discharge?
See your PCP.: There are a number of conditions that can present with your symptoms. You could have a urinary tract infection, kidney infection hormonal problems especially since you have missed periods, sugar problems, among other things. You need to see your pcp who can get a series of tests to sort out what is wrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Daily has for a month w/ smell hallucinations, sensitivity to light, sound, smell, speech probs, confusion. Debilitating. Are these migraines?
Difficult to tell: This sounds as if you might have a viral infection, but that is just speculation. Doctors need detailed history, physical exams and some testing to make an accurate diagnosis. Strongly suggest you see a doctor if this continues, make sure you are not becoming dehydrated because of inability to hold things down. Can thing of several explanations, but need a detailed exam to be sure. ...Read more
Forehead headache, neck stiffness, dizziness, brain fog, and chills. Tried Claritin and tylenol, (acetaminophen) didn't work. What could be causing these symptoms?
I get heartburn every time I eat carb foods (pasta, breads, oatmeal etc). Is this gluten related? I don't experience other gluten allergy symptoms.
Possible: Try gluten-free oat to see if causes the same symptoms. Even though you may not have the full-blown symptoms,and heart burn is not the usual symptoms in gluten intolerance, it cannot be totally ruled out. Nonetheless it would be a good idea for you to consult a doctor regarding these symptoms. ...Read more
Home remedy for TTH: Tension type headaches (also known as stress headaches) are the most common of headaches. Essential oils are highly effective as an adjunctive in treating tth. You also can use peppermint oil. However, successful therapy is achieved by treating the source of pain, not the site of pain. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can lupus flare cause headaches? I'm in a flare and also getting bad daily headaches with dizziness?
Can you suggest some essential oils for treating/preventing tension headaches and cluster headaches?
Oils : Frankly none. Its not evidence based. You can use any oil. ...Read more