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Can neurologists help with TMJ headaches?

Can neurologists help with TMJ 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 more

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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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Will I need to see a neurologist if I have acute headaches?

Will I need to see a neurologist if I have acute headaches?

See your doctor 1st.: I'd suggest starting out by seeing your regular doctor, who can diagnose and treat most of the common headache causes. If your doctor is unable to find the cause, or if it's a cause best treated by a neurologist, your doctor can refer you to one. ...Read more

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Have had headache 4 six days now going to neurologist monday scared what could it be?

Have had headache 4 six days now going to neurologist monday scared what could it be?

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 more

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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.

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

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I see neurologist soonest available in 2weeks. Daily headache upon waking, more severe daily and last all day unless laying down. Can't take anymore?

Rebound Headaches: This situation is extremely common. The term rebound headaches describes daily headaches caused the over doing Aspirin and other head ache medications. Head aches often resolve once these medications are discontinued. ...Read more

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Is the only way to treat cluster headaches to go to a neurologist?

Is the only way to treat cluster headaches to go to a neurologist?

A neurologist can: diagnose your cluster headaches and treat. Consult w/him/her and also consider things like biofeedback and clinical hypnosis w/self-hypnosis training. Food sensitivity lab testing may also be helpful. Peace and good health. See www.relaxationresponse.org ...Read more

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Neurologists message me i need solutions to a migraine headache on one side of the head?

Neurologists message me i need solutions to a migraine headache on one side of the head?

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 more

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Dr. Chirag Patel
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Neurology (Definition)

Neurology is a field of study in which a person studies the brain, the spinal cord, the nerves, their functions, and their diseases. A doctor who specializes in brain, spinal cord, and nerve disorders ...Read more