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What is a headache a symptom of mainly?

What is a headache a symptom of mainly?

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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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 are headaches a symptom of besides brain tumor?

What are headaches a symptom of besides brain tumor?

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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When is a headache a symptom of meningitis?

When is a headache a symptom of meningitis?

Rarely: If there is a fever, stiff neck, and generalized bodily discomfort, associated with confusion, the headache may merely be secondary to the meningitis infection. Most often, however, headaches are due to migraine, tension or muscle contraction mechanisms, and mainly due to non-infectious causation. This is often sorted out in hospital emergency departments by a lumbar puncture. ...Read more

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Is a headache a common symptom of colds?

Is a headache a common symptom of colds?

Colds cause headache: Colds frequently cause headaches due to a viral infection in your sinuses. ...Read more

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I have G A D.I suffer from nagging headaches.Is this a symptom of G A D. Thanks?

I have G A D.I suffer from nagging headaches.Is this a symptom of G A D. Thanks?

Headaches and GAD: The anxiety can result in muscular tension in the head and neck region which could result in headaches. Many medications, and one must assume supplements, too, can cause headaches. Pain medication taken regularly can cause chronic daily headaches. Might be best to increase the lexapro (escitalopram) dose and decrease the diazepam. SSRI meds have helped migraine-type HA's. Benzo's now may be assoc with dementia. ...Read more

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One of my relative has permanent headaches. .Could it be a symptom of anything else?

One of my relative has permanent headaches. .Could it be a symptom of anything else?

Headache: There are many types of headaches. Some headaches are primary and some are secondary- meaning caused by something else. Severe or recurrent headaches are often investigated with a ct scan to rule out brain tumor or other abnormality. ...Read more

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Is headache a symptom of menopause ?

Is headache a symptom of menopause ?

Yes: Headaches are common in the menopause although they can be due to many things. ...Read more

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Headache is a symptom of what tumors?

Headache is a symptom of what tumors?

Nonspecific: Headaches can be due to migraine, muscle contraction, hydrocephalus, tumors, hypertension, sinus infections, jaw problems. Tumors and hemorrhages cause headaches due to increased pressure inside the skull when the size is significant. Many tumors, such as meningiomas, may be completely silent, without any pain. ...Read more