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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 4 more doctor answers
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
My PCP told me I have clinical headaches because my headaches are always different I am going to see a Neurologist but I am very concerned?
Keep a headache log: There are many types of headaches and many reasons for each type. Your primary care physician has taken the important step of referring you to a neurologist. It would be helpful for you to keep a "headache calendar" by noting down the frequency, duration, location, characteristics, and intensity of your headaches, along with associated symptoms. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/headache.html ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
I have been struggling with migraine headaches and was told to see a neurologist but don't have any health insurance how much does one cost?
I get bad migraines have taken my medicine but still can't shake my headache 2day just kps getting worse? Go to neurologist 2mrow what can I do until
I have a dilemma. My headaches are not getting better. My school NP thinks its cluster HAs but my neurologist think its migraines. I really need help?
Ready for Diary?: Hello there again young lady. I so hate to see you suffer like this and want you to know that I Believe all it would take to establish a good diagnosis to prove to both your NP and neurologist what type of headache you have is to fill out this document. Be happy to send you another one. We set up a date to review it and you are off and running. Write me. You know where I am. ...Read more
I hit my head 5 days ago. Initially had no symtpms and neurologist ruled out sth serious. However now I am experiencing headaches, should I be worried?
Regarding either vertigo/headache?Cn i consult any dc2r other dan neurologist?We don't have it here in our little town & the big cities r 7-8hrs travel
My neurologist put me on topamax (topiramate) for my headaches & pains i get but i don't think they r miagranes cuz it's a all day everyday pain miagranes isn't it?
Talk with dr: Talk with your doctor about why you were put on topomax. Ask what he or she thinks your diagnosis is. If the doctor does not satisfy you, consider a second opinion. ...Read more
Why doesn't my doctors office take my daily headaches seriously? They refuse to refer me to a Neurologist.
Answer..: Most people with headaches are afraid of three things: brain tumors, stroke or hemorrhage, high blood pressure. In most cases, a thorough physical exam should eliminate these possibilities. Finally, none of these conditions will cause daily headaches with getting much worse in a few days. Nevertheless, requests for consults should usually be honored. ...Read more
What would an appointment with a neurologist about headaches be like? Mri already done. Headaches since childhood
Low stress: She or he will take a history of your headaches and any other medical conditions. Then a physical and neurological exam. After recommendations for more tests and/or treatment. ...Read more
Daughter has headaches every day. Neurologist said they are migraines. OTC meds don't work. What can I do to help her?
Treat the cause : We treat migraines by treating the cause. It can be caused by allergies. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to see how we help patients with headaches. Then we can talk Medicines only cover up symptoms ...Read more
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