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Seizures, muscle spasms, fatigue, thunderclap headaches, decreased dexterity, trouble thinking. Any idea what causes this?

Seizures, muscle spasms, fatigue, thunderclap headaches, decreased dexterity, trouble thinking. Any idea what causes this?

Could be bad : This mix of symptoms suggest a disorder in the brain. You really need to see a neurologist, and sooner than later. This could be a bad problem, but something also fixable. ...Read more

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For the past week I have had thunderclap headaches in the back of my head whenever I lift weights or masturbate. Feels like a grenade. had negative Brain MRI in march for tension headaches. What to do?

For the past week I have had thunderclap headaches in the back of my head whenever I lift weights or masturbate. Feels like a grenade. had negative Brain MRI in march for tension headaches. What to do?

Severe headaches: See your doctor to get ambulatory blood pressure monitoring to make sure you don't have labile hypertension if your blood pressure is normal at rest. Even though your MRI was normal, I'd consult with a neurologist to see if treatment could be offered. ...Read more

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When patients have a symptom of headache for a stroke, is it the most severe headache (thunderclap.) or can it be a minor h/a that doesn't get worse?

When patients have a symptom of headache for a stroke, is it the most severe headache (thunderclap.) or can it be a minor h/a that doesn't get worse?

Headache: Headaches are a very common complaint and most people get it now and then. A thunderclap headache however is most often associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage, it can also be from any process that acutely increases intracranial pressure. The key about headaches is whether or not they are very unusual for you (location, duration, severity). If its unusual or severe: seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I have a headache.

I have a headache.

Multiple additional: Eye problems mentioned, but sinus issues, migraine, tension ha's, hypertension, intracranial lesions, neck arthritis, thoracic outlet syndrome, giant cell arteritis, are additional causes of headaches. Perhaps this needs an evaluation? ...Read more

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I have a headache?

I have a headache?

Start with tylenol (acetaminophen): Try tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for mild to moderate headache; if no relief see your physician to get it checked out. If you do get relief only temporarily see your physician for this as well. ...Read more

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What is headache ?

What is headache ?

Pain inside skull: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent or weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be examined. ...Read more

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I have a headache?

I have a headache?

Headache: Hi, Thank you for your question. Try over the counter anti-inflammatory medications. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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What is a headache?

What is a headache?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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Achy body headache?

Achy body headache?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grindgin, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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What is a headache?

What is a headache?

Headache: It is when you experience pain in your head. It can be from many different causes, neurologic, vascular, muscular, etc. too many reasons to list. ...Read more

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I've got a headache?

I've got a headache?

Try some tylenol (acetaminophen): How bad is your headache? If it's mild to moderate, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen may help. If it is the worst headache you have had in your life, you should go to the emergency room. If it's bad but not the worst, make an appointment with your doctor to discuss treatment. ...Read more

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What cause headache ?

What cause headache ?

Many many reasons: See photo for some reasons. Most common are benign. Reasons can be illnesses that affect your body to local diseases such as sinus, or teeth. Most are not serious. I suggest a consult with a physician. ...Read more

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How to cure headache?

How to cure headache?

Best Headache Meds: A 2014 study indicates that medication containing a combination of acetylsalicylic acid, (aspirin), acetaminophen(paracetamol), and caffeine is more effective than acetaminophen alone. http://thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/1129-2377-15-76 ...Read more

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How to stop headache?

How to stop headache?

It depends on type: This depends on what type of headache as there are many types of headaches. The most common thing that people use are over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). However, if it is a migraine headache it may require prescription meds. If related to muscle tension a massage can help. Acupuncture, acupressure,homeopathy, chiropractic treatment, stress reduction and sleep can help too. ...Read more

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Medicine for headache?

Medicine for headache?

Several options: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/advil, alleve, excedrinmigraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be seen by a doctor! ...Read more

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What treats headaches?

What treats headaches?

Depends on cause: Need to know if it is migraine, tension, intracranial pressure, arteritis, hydrocephalus. If migraine, meds to prevent headaches can be employed, and triptans can stop a headache if take in time. Check with your doctor, as likely all can be readily addressed. ...Read more

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What causes headaches?

Varies: If due to brain tumor or hydrocephalus, cause is increased intracranial pressure. If due to migraine or medication reactions, this is likely affecting brain glutamate which triggers hypersensitivity to stimuli and a headache. Stress may cause a tension headache, but jaw problems may also trigger. Some foods, like nitrites, msg, red wines, pickled herring can trigger migraine. ...Read more

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