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What does it mean when I have headaches everyday?

What does it mean when I have headaches everyday?

Headaches: Headaches frequently start out as stress headaches or migraine headaches. Sometimes, they result in rebound headaches from taking daily pain medication. They occur when the pain medication wears off. It sets up a vicious cycle which may require a visit to your doctor to stop them. You may have to take preventive medication to help get off of the pain medication. ...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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What does it mean when I have headaches everyday it started it my senior year of high school i will get them when school would start?

What does it mean when I have headaches everyday  it started it my senior year of high school i will get them when school would start?

Tension headaches: Chronic daily headaches cdh is the commonest form of headache related to total life situation and possible stress factors at your age see your neurologist treatment is often successful. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have terrible headaches everyday that medicine can't help? All in my neck and shoulders as well

What does it mean if I have terrible headaches everyday that medicine can't help? All in my neck and shoulders as well

Several things: Could be a tension headache, cluster headache or cervicogenic headache. Definitely worth seeing your doc for this. I would recommend a do who uses omm to treat headaches. In the meantime, i would suggest starting a headache diary. Here's a helpful link to get you started. http://www.headaches.org/for_professionals/headache_diary. ...Read more

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What to do if I have headaches everyday, and when I have them I often get dizzy and faint. what does this mean ?

What to do if I have headaches everyday, and when I have them I often get dizzy and faint. what does this mean ?

CDH: Chronic daily headache. Headache is a common disorder and represents a major health problem around the world. Daily headaches that last less than 4 hours are classified as short duration (e.g., chronic cluster, cph); daily headaches lasting more than 4 hours are classified as long duration and the term cdh. Rec. See headache or orofacial pain specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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If you get really bad headaches everyday what could that mean?

If you get really bad headaches everyday what could that mean?

Depends: If it is a new onset headache you should have an MRI to rule out any brain cause for the headache. If it is a chronic headache, meaning you have headaches for a long time, there might be a chance that you have associated myofascial pain and/or other factors related to headache etiologym like sleep bruxism(teeth grinding). ...Read more

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I'm having bad headaches everyday from bright lights. What do that mean?

Probably migraine: Migraines are the most common cause of frequent headaches, and they are often associated with light sensitivity. Otc pain meds can contribute to rebound/medication overuse headache, which causes the headaches to actually worsen in the long run. You should see a neurologist who can get you on a good preventative agent as well as a good acute agent (i.e. Triptan i.e. Imitrex) for the pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have been getting headaches everyday and feel tired a lot?

What does it mean if you have been getting headaches everyday and feel tired a lot?

Nutrition check: You should take a look at what you are eating...You are likely allergic to some food product. Best doctor to see is a funbctional medicine praxctitioner. ...Read more

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I have been getting severe headaches everyday and I took a pain killer an hour ago and it hasn't worked does this mean that its shunt related?

I have been getting severe headaches everyday and I took a pain killer an hour ago and it hasn't worked does this mean that its shunt related?

Not necessarily: No, it still could have numerous causes and if it is not a normal occurrence for you to have a headache that doesn't respond to this medication, call your doctor as you sound complicated with a shunt. ...Read more

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Please help! I have headaches everyday!?

Please help! I have headaches everyday!?

If you haven't: Been evaluated specifically for this - than please see your physician. He or she will determine if you need referral to a neurologist or if any special studies are needed. Take care. ...Read more

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