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Sugar Headache Cure
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
Symptoms: constant shakes, nausea, spacey, dry mouth weakness, tiredness, no sex drive, nervousness, high blood pressure/ cholesterol, diabetes type 2?
Water and headaches: If dehydrated water is needed and if vomiting, diarrhea, alcohol there is dehydration. But there are a lot of other causes of headache that water is not the complete solution like trauma, infection, lyme,vascular issues ,autoimmune disease ,migraine. if persists >2-4 hours, associated w/ hi fever,nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred vision, imbalance go to doc/urgent care/ER ...Read more
Migraines/ 1 ocular migraine/ 1-time facial tick/ can't lie down flat without getting a headache/ imitrex no good/ serious indicators? see a neuro?
Probably: While most primary care physicians can treat migraine, not all would be familiar with all the treatment options. There a various options depending on frequency and severity of symptoms, along with associated symptoms such as nausea. This would dictate different therapies. You would likely get the best outcome with a neurologist. ...Read more
Diabetic type 2, no medication. Blood sugar never above 5.5 (100) (diet-controlled). 5 hrs after eating sugar down TO 3.1 (55 mg/dl). Why? Insulinoma?
Can Magnesium, Riboflavin & COQ10 really help treat migraines? I've been diagnosed with vestibular migraine no headaches just dizziness.
Comprehensive Plan: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine 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
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Other options than flornief & high salt diet to control autoimmune dysautomia w/ low bp, dizziness? Prednisone is only thing that currently works 4 me
Ketonic diet for insulin resist 35f? allow for stable blood sugars, feeling better and weight loss? No carbs = no sugar spikes/crash & fat burn? Good?
Stomach bug/vomiting/diarrhea in hypoglycemic (non-diabetic)can't keep anything down, no signs of dehydration, sugar dropping to low 60s. How to treat?
ER: If you are truly that sick and not keeping anything down, then in fact you are headed towards dehydration and probably need an IV and examination of your electrolytes. Other tests will be done as appropriate as dictated by your condition. Sounds like you need to go in and be checked by your doctor or to an emergency room if necessary. ...Read more
Doc suspects diabetes insipidus. Symptoms are rapidly relieved by eating salt (dehydration, headaches, twitching, urine output all decrease). Why?
Excessive sweating, temp is 87.6,shaky, brain fog, stomach pain,fatigue,can't sleep, extreme sweating, take Januvia (sitagliptin) for diabetes.
Go to the ED...: If your temperature is actually 87.6 only that is a good reason to go to the ED. Not to mention associated with the other symptoms you are describing, history of diabetes and in the age group you belong to. Please do not delay getting evaluated. You need to be seen ASAP. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Avoiding sugar: Would be a more effective strategy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a sinus infection cause migraine headaches? Headache all day no relief with cold/sinus meds.otc pain meds don't help.
Yes: If you have already been diagnosed with true migraines, a sinus infection can indeed bring one on, just as any other illness, stress, diet change, sleep deprivation, etc can bring one on. Occasionally migraines can FEEL like a sinus infection and vise-versa, too. If you are not sure if you have migraine or sinusitis, you should get examined. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can cause severe thirst (7-10 liters per day) other than diabetes insipidus without diabetes mellitus (normal blood sugar)?
Polydipsia ? etiolog: Psycogenic polydpsia can cause this but other physiologic causes must be ruled out by basic chemistries. You should see your PCP for blood work. ...Read more
What could have caused cataract for 57+ F having controlled BP (with medicine) & sugar levels (diet only) ?
Aging or diabetes: Every year there are a dozen or more patients in my practice with cataracts in their 50's that need surgery. Even though cataracts are more common in older age groups, some people get them at a younger age for unknown reasons. Diabetics in general get cataracts at an earlier age than the general population. It is thought that with wide swings in blood sugar that the lens becomes damaged. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stress effect blood sugar levels - lowering them? Not diabetic. Usual breakfast of miniwheats giving me reactive hypoglycemia all week.
Stress increases: Glucose. I have never seen a real case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more
Took BP after Migraine Aura(with no headache)after lunch165/81.Can migraine with an Aura only cause spike in BP?Have normal BP even with Migraine Aura
It could: ...just the anxiety about possibly getting a migraine if you have bad ones. However, you have a rather complicated history and are on some things which should help control your blood pressure. Keep checking it, and if it is staying up (or going up) probably should be seen given your history. By the way, you can always take more Magnesium, bisglycinate better than citrate. Helps both concerns. ...Read more