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What Does A Neurologist Do For Headaches
Depends on diagnosis: You have to know, if possible, if the headaches are due to a tmj/tmd cause. I often get referrals from neurologists in my community because their treatment is delivering the desired results. But I have also referred patients to neurologists. Need to work together! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Relax: Most of us are concerned and supportive practitioners, (not weird monsters!). Most likely your headache will be quite benign, such as migraine, tension, or perhaps sinus or jaw. Rare that headache is due to tumor. The doctor will take a history, do exam, may get films, and likely prescribe a medicine. You will be helped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wake up with headaches pretty much every day. What can I do to end that? I asked my neurologist and he did not know why that happens.
Osteopath: Twenties female who wakes w. Headaches not understood by neurologist should study muscle tension in neck muscles, especially superior trapezium. Pinch of these superior shoulder muscles might find one with greater size. If one is thicker ; tender this might indicate chronic one-sided head tilt ; associated muscle spasm. Underlying spinal scoliosis can explain. Best doctor to discern is osteopath. ...Read more
My neurologist prescribed me notriptyline for headaches. How much weight does it make you gain? Im already 5'and 122lbs. I dont want to gain much more
When would be the best time to find a new neurologist? Is it better to wait until my headaches flare up again or find one now? My old neurologist didn't listen to me.
Depends: In a 20-year-old woman, migraine (status migrainosus) is the most common cause of prolonged unilateral headache, but if you're not someone who gets migraines, other diagnoses such as hemicrania continua should be considered. Feel free to give me a call if you'd like to talk, www.healthtap.com/drnathanielschuster ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have headaches and hear fluid squirting in my head but drs don't think its necessary for neurologist. What is the next step?
Give it time!: If they are happy give the symptoms time to recover Headaches are often nonspecific and not due to major problems ...Read more
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