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What can I do for a headache accompanied by neck pain?

Dr. Brian Le Dr. Le
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What can I do for a headache accompanied by neck pain?

Headaches: Some patient might experience headache with neck pain. You can try stretching exercise, heat or ice packs first. You also can try over the counter medication like tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If your headache and neck pain are not improved with these treatment, i recommend you seeking help from a doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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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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What can I do for my headaches?

What can I do for my headaches?

Not true, but...: If there is any reason to believe you have a congenital brain aneurysm, or if you have a true headache problem, see a neurologist after a regular check-up with your pcp . Headaches should not simply be thought of 'it's just stress'; new onset of headaches, or a change in type or frequency of headache must be evaluated. ...Read more

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What can I do for miagraine headaches?

What can I do for miagraine headaches?

Lots: 1. See if you can identify the triggers. foods? chocolate, wine, aged cheese, spicy foods are examples 2. Stay hydrated and get proper sleep. 3. see a chiropractor. Have had many healed migraines this way. 4. Chinese medicine and acupuncture 5. Homeopathy 6. See a doctor for certain migraine medications that can help. 7. Yoga, deep breathing to reduce stress level. 8. Stay hydrated...again! ...Read more

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Hello! what can I do for the headaches? I live with medicines.

Hello! what can I do for the headaches? I live with medicines.

Many causes: Headaches originate from many causes. Primary headaches include cluster, migraine (with and without aura and tension headaches, secondary headaches have multitude of causes including stress, sinus disease, tumor, vasculitis medications, chemicals to name a few. You should see neurologist specially trained in headache diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do about constant headaches?

What can I do about constant headaches?

HEADACHE: Constant headache maybe the tention type which is mild generalized without the incapacity of migraine. Relaxation and stress management plus preventing it withamitriptyline at bedtime. Make sure to have a neuro consult if ct scan is needed. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve headache when pain relivers don't touch it? No matter where it hurts nothing seems to help except naps sometimes.

See neuro: At this point, best to see a neurologist who specializes in head aches and get a full evaluation for the best treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent headaches when fasting?

What can I do to prevent headaches when fasting?

Excellent question: This problem has been written about several times, as it involves many people who fast during religious events (such as yom kippur, ramaden, etc). No real perfect solution, but i prefer to try prevention, by usage of otc preps such as riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, or co-q10. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause headaches? What can I do about the headaches?

Can allergies cause headaches? What can I do about the headaches?

Yes: If the nasal turbinate is swollen enough to press on the nasal septum (the wall dividing the two sides of the nose), you may get headaches (contact headaches). Nasal congestion has also been reported to trigger migraines as well . In fact, I have seen many patients' migraine improved after adequate control of their nasal congestion although there have been only few publications showing this link ...Read more

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What can I do about permanent headaches from pituitary adenoma?

What can I do about permanent headaches from pituitary adenoma?

Pituitary adenoma: How was it diagnosed and what treatment if any has been done? Are your headaches worse on one side or the other or are the headaches all around your head.? If so, massage at the back of your neck may go a long way to relieving the headaches. You don't need to see a specialist for this - a husband, a child, or a friend can help you. ...Read more