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Why do I get headaches alot?

Why do I get headaches alot?

Many reasons: Headaches can be caused by a number of possibilities. These include hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, muscle tension, sinus/allergy issues, infections, migraines, tumors, and a number of other medical issues. Best to see your doctor to narrow the cause. ...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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Why do I get headaches so often?

Many possibilities : There are many types of headaches and myriad causes for them to develop. Muscle tension and spasms, vascular spasms, food triggers, over use of headache medications and cervical spine joint disease are some of the possible causes. If you find them debilitating and interfering with your life, i suggest consulting a physician experienced in treating chronic headaches for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches every day?

Why do I get headaches every day?

There can be many ca: We need more information as to the type of headaches, how often, associoated symptoms etc and you need a thorough exam and may need blood test and/or imaging to determine the cause and treat approprietely so see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches when i sing?

Why do I get headaches when i sing?

Needs investigation: If headache occurs with coughing, laughing and sneezing also in addition to singing, then there could be obstruction to flow of spinal fluid. That would need neurological investigation. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches all the time?

Why do I get headaches all the time?

Get a workup.: If you are having frequent headaches, the most likely cause is your neck. Chronic condtions like sinus problems, muscle tension, spasms, allergies, can all contribute. Since most ha come out of extension of cervical issues, have your neck and head checked out. Treatments are plentiful for these triggers. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches after travel?

Why do I get headaches after travel?

Multiple Factors: Dehydration especially after alcoholic drinks, sleep deprivation, and "jet lag" all contribute to these headaches. Try to keep you activities as "normal" as possible to minimize these headaches.Allow time to adapt to the local time zone. Try to adjust to your return time zone prior to actually getting home. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches from headbands?

Why do I get headaches from headbands?

Headband headaches: If you get headaches only when you wear headbands than stop wearing them, or dont wear them too tight in some cases headbands can be triggers for migraine headaches and if youhave history of headaches in past not related to headbands than it is the trigger and avoid it some people use headbands to prevent headaches, these are not too tight. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches whenever i read?

Why do I get headaches whenever i read?

This or that: There could be multiple causes such as fatigue, eye strain, underlying reading difficulties that cause fatigue, concentration difficulties. First step for someone getting headaches while reading would probably be to start by going to an ophtalmologist to rule out visual problems. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches when i get woken up?

Why do I get headaches when i get woken up?

PNS problem?: Sleep increases parasympathetic nervous system (pns) activity. Pns also can relax blood vessels and hence increase blood flow to your brain. When you are awakened this could manifest as a headache. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches all the time at work?

Why do I get headaches all the time at work?

Many reasons : There are many reasons for headaches. There could be a trigger from work or not, see the list i included. See your doctor. You could be having exercise induced, tension, migraine, hypertension, mood disorder, best to see a physician. ...Read more