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How to tell if my headaches are from being a lacto-ovo vegetarian?

How to tell if my headaches are from being a lacto-ovo vegetarian?

Lacto-ovo vegetarian: 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 See a Physician ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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 be the cause(s) of my daily headaches? I know I don't have migranes. Could it be stress?

What can be the cause(s) of my daily headaches? I know I don't have migranes. Could it be stress?

Headaches: Which part of the head is involved—front, sides, back, sinus areas? If back of head & neck hurt, may be due to stress & muscle spasm. Stretching exercises & moist heat for neck & shoulders can help; take breaks to relieve stress. Nsaids/tylenol can help pain. Therapeutic massage can be stress reliever, too. If not improved, see doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes headaches?

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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What causes headaches?

What causes headaches?

Family practice : Migraine, stress/ tension, sinus pressure, changes in vision, vasculitis, high blood pressure, cerebral aneurysm , and possibly a tumor mass. Persistent ha's should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes headaches?

What causes headaches?

Many Causes: There are many causes of headaches ranging from contraction of muscles to migraine or vascular headaches. ...Read more

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What causes a headache?

What causes a headache?

Many things: Depending on symptoms, headaches can be caused by different things, as benign as stress, cold, low blood sugar to as dangerous as tumors, brain infections or bleeding in a head. ...Read more

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Headaches, what causes them?

Headaches, what causes them?

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

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vegetarian Diet (Definition)

It is a diet where the person does not eat meat (red meat, poultry, fish, etc.). It may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter, such as ...Read more