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What Causes Headaches In Vegetarians
I commend you for being Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarian
This Vegetarian diet is healthy as it includes fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, dairy, and egg products.
Headache can be due to too much salt in the diet.
Medical condition, Caffine withdrawal and stressors of relationships, marriage, separation, divorce, parenting, work and finances can cause anxiety and headache
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I just switched to a vegetarian diet and getting headaches and jaw pain. What would be causing these side effects or is this unrelated?
I have a constant headache and white fingers. Also a vegetarian & don't take iron supplements. Does this mean I have anaemia?
I've had headaches daily for about 6 mos from mild to extreme. I've recently noticed that I've been really tired too. Could the h/a cause the fatigue?
Cause and effect: Common triggers for any chronic headache problem include:fatigue, poor sleep, illness, fasting, dehydration and stress. Regular and sufficient sleep, meals, exercise and relaxation are important to breaking the pattern. Avoidance of known trigger factors is also needed. ...Read more
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
Term paper question?: Until a couple of centuries ago, people thought that evil humors in the head caused headaches & trepanation (drilling holes in the sufferer's head) was the cure. Moral: "Ancient wisdom" is a false concept. NEVER trust "ancient wisdom" or practices. They're bogus. Check out the website of the American Headache Society for more information on headaches than you ever thought existed. ...Read more
When to see a doctor:
A headache can be a symptom of a serious condition, such as a stroke, meningitis or encephalitis.
Go to a hospital emergency room or call 911 or your local emergency number if you're experiencing the worst headache of your life, a sudden, severe headache or a headache accompanied by:
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Many Different: There are many different causes for headaches, both known and unknown. Muscle tension or stress headaches are caused by the muscles around the skull tightening. Some headaches are caused by pressure inside the brain or skull. Some are caused by infection or damage to a nerve around the head. Many others are unknown. ...Read more
Many: Headaches are caused by two different categories of biological happenings: either by muscle contractions, or by vascular irregularities (the alternating constriction and expansion of arteries). Certain conditions such as brain tumors, arterial inflammation, and irritation of the facial nerves also cause headaches, but these are extremely rare. ...Read more
Headaches have several causes. Common cause will include migraines, tension headaches, poor vision, stress, cluster headaches. Infections in sinuses, ear brain can give headaches.
More sinister headaches will include Brain tumours, Bleeding in the brain. If it is a new onset of recurrent headaches, please see your GP for review. ...Read more
More info needed: Headaches can be caused by hundreds of different things... If yours are recurring you should see a local physician who can examine you, take a full medical history, and run any necessary tests. ...Read more
Tesnion headaches?: There are many causes of headache, the cause can be different depending on the age and duration of headache. If the headache is present every day, you need to see your doctor. Sometimes the problem could be simple like defective visual acuity, while at other times, there could be serious problems. Tension headaches are common in those with stress, while migraine headaches run in the family. ...Read more
Possible muscle pain: Temporal headaches at your age are generally due to knots in the temporalis muscle. Put your fingers where you feel the headache and bite your teeth together. If your fingers move (muscle) then you need to find out why the muscles have knots. It is probably a problem with the bite/joints/muscles and how these function. See your dentist for help or a referral. ...Read more
Ocular migraines!: Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision). They lack the severe headache as common migraines. The symptoms are usually all or mostly visual and are typically described as flashing of light or ziz-zag lights in the vision. They usually last less than 30 minutes and affect the vision out of both eyes. ...Read more