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What could cause hypoglycemia and a migraine atthe same time?

What could cause hypoglycemia and a migraine atthe same time?

Not Eating: Hypoglycemia means low blood glucose (sugar). It happens when you have not eaten for awhile or in diabetics who have taken too much insulin. Food gives your body energy. Energy comes from glucose in food. When you haven't eaten, your glucose levels drop & you no longer have energy for your body to work properly. Your brain always needs glucose to function & you can get migraines if do not have it. ...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 could cause a headache all day long?

What could cause a headache all day long?

Migraine: It could be a form of a migraine or variant called hemicrania continua see your pcp or neurologist that specialize in headaches. ...Read more

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Is a pressure feeling one one side of your head or the other related to seizures? Cause i get that feeling right before I have a seizure.

Is a pressure feeling one one side of your head or the other related to seizures? Cause i get that feeling right before I have a seizure.

Variable: The feelings that come at the onset of a seizure are quite variable. Weird pressure feelings, feeling that things aren't real, bizarre memories.... You name it! often little fragments occur without turning into full blown events. ...Read more

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What is more likely to cause headaches, paroxetine or clonazepam? I've had it since on them. Also what's the difference btwn headache & a migraine?

What is more likely to cause headaches, paroxetine or clonazepam? I've had it since on them. Also what's the difference btwn headache & a migraine?

Talk to doctor: Second question first: a headache is a symptom, not a diagnosis. There are many kinds of headaches, due to many different causes. A migraine headache is a specific kind of headache. In my practice, i can't recall any patients getting headaches on either paroxetine or clonazepam, so i'm not sure they are connected. Please discuss this with your treating physician, who can answer these questions. ...Read more

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What could cause me to be getting a migraine in the same spot everyday for a week?

What could cause me to be getting a migraine in the same spot everyday for a week?

Bad bite: Migraines are muscular in origin. A bad bite can cause muscle problems in a unique, specific and consistent pattern. It just might be your bite! ...Read more

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What causes sob first thing in the morning? After i take Xanax (alprazolam) i'm fine the rest of the day. I have stress anxiety. Could this be cause?

What causes sob first thing in the morning? After i take Xanax (alprazolam) i'm fine  the rest of the day. I have stress anxiety. Could this be cause?

Anxiety : May be the cause. Not unusual to experience this first thing in the morning. You may want to talk to your doctor about treating your anxiety with something other than xanax (alprazolam) which may be longer acting. ...Read more

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What is the cause of dizziness and headaches? Happens every time I eat or drink something

What is the cause of dizziness and headaches? Happens every time I eat or drink something

Well: There are a multitude of causes. You are best to see your doctor. Give a very good history and start evaluating the possible causes one at a time ...Read more

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What's the cause of a constant migrane? Which always makea me be sick?

What's the cause of a constant migrane? Which always makea me be sick?

Many things: There a number of things that can provoke chronic migraine. A thorough work up for related conditions is always warranted: thyroid disorders, anemia, h. Pylori, renal failure, lupus, sjogrens to name a few. I do not recommend a shot gun approach, let your doctor ask questions and focus in. Of course, brain tumor, aneurysms, and problems with the brain in general. I suggest and evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of tension headaches? When i wake up in the morning or from a nap , I have these tension type headaches. I've seen a doctor for this condition and he said it was due to stress. He gave me a prescription for nortriptyline 25mg. To b

What could be the cause of tension headaches? When i wake up in the morning or from a nap , I have these tension type headaches. I've seen a doctor for this condition and he said it was due to stress. He gave me a prescription for nortriptyline 25mg. To b

Get checked: Headaches can be due to numerous causes. Sleep disorders can be a common cause. If you have severe headaches upon waking up, or if headaches wake you up in the middle of the night, then you may want to go to a neurologist for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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I get frequent migraine headaches. Many times the following day i wake up and my feet heart. Is this a common side effect of a migraine?

I get frequent migraine headaches. Many times the following day i wake up and my feet heart. Is this a common side effect of a migraine?

No: I do not believe migraines cause foot pain, although many very unlikely things are still possible. I'm more concerned that you have frequent migraines. Have you seen your doctor? Have triggers for your headaches been investigated so that they can be avoided? Have medicines to prevent migraines been prescribed for you? If not, you might want to see a specialist. ...Read more

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Can asthma cause tension headache, anxiety and panic attacks at the same time? And what is the connection to food allergy? "chocolate cause headache"

Can asthma cause tension headache, anxiety and panic attacks at the same time? And what is the connection to food allergy? "chocolate cause headache"

Asthma symptoms: If asthma is not controlled and you continue to have difficulty breathing, it is a yes. Not able to breath well can cause anxiety, heart race or panic attack, and headache. Most of the time asthma is related to environmental allergies in the us. Having one allergic disease give to a risk of getting another one including food allergy. Chocolate, tea, coffee contain caffeine ; can cause headache. ...Read more

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Can tension in neck and shoulders cause dizziness? if not what could it be? dizziness sometimes all of a sudden?

Can tension in neck and shoulders cause dizziness? if not what could it be?  dizziness sometimes all of a sudden?

Lighteheaded/vertigo: tension in the neck and shoulders are not usually associated with dizziness. Vertigo is a sensation of spinning, like when you jumped of a whirly-gig in the playgorund as a child. Lightheadedness is like when you feel like feinting after giving blood. When you see your doctor you need to give him a history which helps distinguish between these so it will inform how to proceed ...Read more

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Please could you explain the difference between headaches and migraines? Like causes & effects and how many headaches or migraines a person experience

Please could you explain the difference between headaches and migraines? Like causes & effects and how many headaches or migraines a person experience

Migraines/Headaches: Migraines are headaches thought to be caused by a vascular problem. Headaches can be caused by any number of things but commonly are from stress or not eating enough or eyestrain. Tension or stress headaches can occurs daily & generally resolve quickly esp. With tylenol (acetaminophen). Migraines are often more difficult to treat and often last for hours and are more severe or debilitating in nature. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of frequent headaches? Most are small but bi-weekly, or so, I get a major migraine.

What could be the cause of frequent headaches? Most are small but bi-weekly, or so, I get a major migraine.

Headache: Your headaches coudl be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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What is a sinus headache? Can it cause headache at the back of head?

What is a sinus headache? Can it cause headache at the back of head?

Sinus Headache: A sinus headache is a lay term that refers to head pain felt over the anatomic distribution of the sinuses, typically the forehead. Headaches in this location actually may have many causes and are not considered a major sign of sinusitis, though many lay people believe that they are. ...Read more

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Are migrains a sign of anxiety and or depresion also if you have a migrain that mimics a stroke, hard time talking etc why?

Are migrains a sign of anxiety and or depresion also if you have a migrain that mimics a stroke, hard time talking etc why?

Possibly: Many causes or triggers of migraine which can include anxiety. If you can keep an episode diary looking for triggers and try to minimize stress that would be a place to start. If there is any symptoms that mimics stroke, you would want to make sure it is not a tia-get checked. ...Read more

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Should i be alarm when a migraine causes one side of the body to go numb?

Should i be alarm when a migraine causes one side of the body to go numb?

Yes: That is not normal. There is a condition called hemiplegic migraine, but it is impossible to distinguish from an actual stroke. Young people get strokes, too, and migraine patients have an increased risk of strokes. Please seek urgent medical attention, as in go to the er right now and/or call 911. ...Read more

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I get dizzy during a certain part of the day. Does this sound like a brain injury symptom?

I get dizzy during a certain part of the day. Does this sound like a brain injury symptom?

Sometimes dizzy: If the dizziness occurs at the same time of the day, does it relate to missing a meal, such as lunch. Is it happening just before a meal. Are you taking any medication which might have its maximum effect at that time of the day. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get the feelings of a panick attack after they have happend etc numbness of lips and head?

Is it normal to get the feelings of a panick attack after they have happend etc numbness of lips and head?

Panic attacks: Often cause rapid breathing which changes the acid balance in your blood which causes nerves to act up - numbness, etc. However, panic attacks are not normal and you should see a mental health professional to help you conquer these. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my headaches that occur every day some are a 7?

What could be the cause of my headaches that occur every day some are a 7?

There a number of : Types of headaches. I would start by seeing your personal physician for an evaluation to determine the type of headache. Sometimes causes can be determined. Sometimes consultation with a neurologist is needed. Take care. ...Read more

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What could cause hypoglycemia and a migraine atthe same time?

Not Eating: Hypoglycemia means low blood glucose (sugar). It happens when you have not eaten for awhile or in diabetics who have taken too much insulin. Food gives your body energy. Energy comes from glucose in food. When you haven't eaten, your glucose levels drop & you no longer have energy for your body to work properly. Your brain always needs glucose to function & you can get migraines if do not have it. ...Read more

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Migraine effects my vision, ability to process thoughts and hard time communicating for 30 - 60 min. can these also cause emotional breakdown?

Migraine effects my vision, ability to process thoughts and hard time communicating for 30 - 60 min. can these also cause emotional breakdown?

These are common: Symptoms of migraines. If they subside in an hour, I doubt that you are having an emotional breakdown. You can learn self hypnosis to reduce pain of migraines and help reduce stress associated to them. Let me know if you have any additional questions about this. ...Read more

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About an hour after taking sumatriptan for the first time I'm having a migraine that's worse than any I've had. Is it possible that sumatriptan caused?

About an hour after taking sumatriptan for the first time I'm having a migraine that's worse than any I've had. Is it possible that sumatriptan caused?

No: Rather unlikely that sumatriptan has made your headache worse. Rather, it appears to have NOT worked out. Triptans are very time locked, and if you do not ingest within the first 60-90 minutes of your headache, successful outcome are very low. You can discuss this further with a headache specialist or schedule a Concierge visit online. ...Read more

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Dear dr. I have heavy migraine, but now the time my body sweat b/n 30-40 min interval, is it related with migraine? Or what is the cause of it?

Dear dr. I have heavy migraine, but now the time my body sweat b/n 30-40 min interval, is it related with migraine? Or what is the cause of it?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even sweating may be present during the episodes. Rec. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation, management and proper management. Ps: not sure if you can find ofp in chelyabinsk, neurologist is an option. ...Read more

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I suffer from the delayed sleep phase disorder any shift in time schedule causes a migraine attack and pressure in the head any help to save me pain?

Tough one: You obv need a strict sleep sched. Any disturb= migraines? If ur job req changes hours...Find a "9-5". Watch your diet... Sodium may a trigger the days w migraines, do you wake w tenderness in ur facial muscles, esp cheek and temples? If so, you will need an nti migraine guard. Proper exercise and diet will help, but night guard, good sleep are best. Seek out dentist for nti. ...Read more

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Numbness on right side of arm and face, slurred speech. Happened 2 times. Doctor said it's probably a migraine cause i'm 18? Stroke or something else?

Numbness on right side of arm and face, slurred speech. Happened 2 times. Doctor said it's probably a migraine cause i'm 18? Stroke or something else?

Need to look careful: Do you smoke or take birth control pills or worse yet both you might be at risk of stroke although there are migraines without pain there are multiple other possibilities seizure tumor aneurysm i would get evaluated by a neurologist today. ...Read more

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GP said if each time i had a Migraine Aura for example if it were to be caused by dislodged small emboli cause migraine aura zig zag pattern ,or just numb left hand alone each time and lip How can emboli travel same place everytime.chemical cause?

GP said if each time i had a Migraine Aura for example if it were to be caused by dislodged small emboli cause migraine aura zig zag pattern ,or just numb left hand alone each time and lip How can emboli travel same place everytime.chemical cause?

Emboli: The distribution of where an embolus can go depends on the location of the source of the embolus, so multiple emboli usually go to multiple different places. The neurologic symptoms of an embolus are called "TIA" transient ischemic attack. Migraine aura are often repeated in the same location, but they're not caused by an embolus. ...Read more

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I get a migraine every night. What could cause this?

I get a migraine every night. What could cause this?

Many possibilities: Stress, anxiety, neck and back problems, blood vessel abnormalities in the brain, brain tumors, autoimmune disease of blood vessels, chemical sensativities, hormonal variations, and no particular cause, in no particular order. ...Read more

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Could Excedrin migraine cause serious damage?

Could Excedrin migraine cause serious damage?

Side effects: Any medication has side effects. Excedrin is a combination of three different medications. Each of them can cause side effects of their own, especially if taken often and in high doses. If you find yourself taking excedrin often, please consult with your doctor. You may benefit from different kind of migraine treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a change in barametric pressure could cause a bad headach/migraine?

Is it possible that a change in barametric pressure could cause a bad headach/migraine?

As a matter of fact: There is a type of headache known as, you guessed, it...."the barometric headache." these can be very painful, virtually identical to a migraine in symptoms, duration, and disability. They occur in the presence of changes of barometric pressure. That means good to bad as well as bad to good weather. Tough to treat but easy to predict. Good luck. Solution: find place with little climate change. ...Read more

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I have this occasional deep headache/migraine like inside my head. What could be the cause?

I have this occasional deep headache/migraine like inside my head. What could be the cause?

Need evaluation: With more information I'd give you a better answer. If your headaches are new, severe, & you've never had anything like them in your life then, you need an emergency evaluation due to your age being outside the norm for simple migraine types. However, if you've had headaches for a long time & these are simply worse then, a less urgent workup can be done. Write me @: www.healhtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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What things could cause someone to wake up a few days in a row with a bad headache / migraine?

What things could cause someone to wake up a few days in a row with a bad headache / migraine?

Several things: Bruxism or tooth grinding can cause headaches. Obstructive sleep apnea or depressed oxygen levels during sleep can result in headaches. See your md and discuss your symptoms to access the correct treatment. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of frequent headaches? Most are small but bi-weekly, or so, I get a major migraine.

Headache: Your headaches coudl be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Could a migraine cause impaired vision?

Could a migraine cause impaired vision?

Yes: Visual effects precede headaches in many people who have migraines. This is one form of what is called the aura of the migraine. Also blurred vision can accompany the headache. ...Read more

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Waking up with full blown migraine. What could be the cause?

Waking up with full blown migraine. What could be the cause?

We dont know: We dont know for sure what causes migraine headaches. there are many factors that make them occur but we dont what causes them to happen is some people and not others. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more