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Why do people get headaches? Like what causes them.

Why do people get headaches? Like what causes them.

Various causes: Headaches could be a rather simple annoyance or very complicated. There are many factors causing headaches. Also, a headache could be a sign of another disease process or be the disease itself. Some examples include simple tensions headaches, vascular headaches (e.g. Migraine), tumor related headaches, spine related headaches, etc. A qualified physician needs to assess this properly. ...Read more

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Why do I get so many migraines? What causes them?

Why do I get so many migraines? What causes them?

Migraine Physiology: Migraines are caused by inflammation affecting different structures in the head. When inflammation affects blood vessels, vascular features such as light, sound, movement and smell sensitivity occur. When inflammation affects nerve cells in the brain, auras and complex neurological symptoms occur. Several medications are useful for quick results. Lifestyle changes improve inflammation long term. ...Read more

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I continue to get really bad headaches, what are some possible causes?

I continue to get really bad headaches, what are some possible causes?

Probably migraines: The most common cause for frequent headache in an otherwise healthy individual is migraine. Oftentimes these can cause nausea, light sensitivity, and fatigue in addition to the pain. There are good treatments available--you might benefit from going on a preventative agent to reduce frequency/intensity of pain, and an acute agent to take when you get the headache (ie a triptan ie imitrex). ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers? Why are they so painful and how do you get rid of them?

What causes mouth ulcers? Why are they so painful and how do you get rid of them?

Many factors: The most common mouth ulcer is the aphthous ulcer (cancer sore), a breakdown in the integrity of the epithelial lining inthe mouth. While sodium lauryl sulphate, a foaming agent used in toothpastes is known, anti tartar/whitening pastes can also. Infectious agents can contribute, chronic irritations, saliva ph. Your immune system also has to be vulnerable, which can be cyclical for some people. ...Read more

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What is a headache. Wat causes them. Why do they make u feel sick?

What is a headache. Wat causes them. Why do they make u feel sick?

What is a headache: Headaches are caused by a process of inflammation of brain structures. The area initiating headaches is in the brain stem. When stimulated, it releases inflammatory neurotransmitters. An adjacent structure is the center for nausea and vomiting which is inflamed by the transmitters released, triggering your feeling of being sick. ...Read more

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What to do if i get really bad sinus headaches. What can I do to get rid of them?

What to do if i get really bad sinus headaches. What can I do to get rid of them?

Sinus headache: You can try over the counter allergy medications such as zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) allegra. They work well in conjunction with a sinus rinse ( www.Neilmed.Com). If you're still having headaches, then you should see your primary care provider to see if you have a sinus infection. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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Could you explain why do I get so many headaches?

Could you explain why do I get so many headaches?

Vague: Certainly need a lot more info. Duration, intensity, location. Keep a pain diary if you can and document your headaches. ...Read more

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What are some things I can do to stop a cronic migraine?

What are some things I can do to stop a cronic migraine?

True Migraine?: When people are having trouble with chronic headaches, proper treatment is based on proper diagnosis. The word "migraine" is not the same as "bad headache". If you are having frequent bad headaches, the underlying cause could be your neck, sinus issues, allergies, etc. Get the right treatment for the correct underlying issue so you can get control of your pain. ...Read more

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Why and how do some people get seasick?

Why and how do some people get seasick?

Motion sickness: Unwanted motion overtime causes nausea and vomiting because your brain receives conflicing information from the middle regarding that motion. It tries to solve the conflicting info, resulting in nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about cluster headaches and why they happen?

Can you tell me about cluster headaches and why they happen?

Cause not known: The headaches are called cluster because they come in clusters for a few weeks or months then then disappear for moths or even years only to come back again in next cluster. They often occur several times a day lasting usually less than 30 minutes and awqken the patient from night sleep. There are medications and oxygen to treat these during the duration of cluster. ...Read more

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Why other people dont have pimples and other people have? Can you explain it?

Why other people dont have pimples and other people have? Can you explain it?

Genetics and hygiene: Some people are genetically more susceptible to acne. Frequent washing of the skin helps with reducing the amount of oil in skin that can block the pores. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are hick-ups(or hiccups), what leads to them and how do you get rid of them?

Could you tell me what are hick-ups(or hiccups), what leads to them and how do you get rid of them?

Many reasons: Hiccups are intermittent contraction of your respiratory muscle called diaphragm. Any reason that causes irritation of the phrenic nerve( nerve that supplies diaphragm) and sometimes certain foods can cause it too. If they are persistent you will need to see your physician to rule our any serious causes of hiccups. ...Read more

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Why do some people not have fingernails? What causes that?

Why do some people not have fingernails? What causes that?

Anonychia: Anonychia (Absence of nails) can be due to a number of causes such as: Anonychia congenita, Ectodermal defect Ichthyosis Allergic contact dermatitis Raynaud's phenomenon Trauma Lichen planus Exfoliative dermatitis & Epidermolysis bullosa. ...Read more

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What to do if I have too many pimples growing everyday. How do I get rid of them.?

What to do if I have too many pimples growing everyday. How do I get rid of them.?

Scientific Rx: Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. Tough cases referred for isotretinoin. Manage as a chronic disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bad headache, what are ways to get rid of it?

ONE HEADACHE?: One headache will go away. Many headaches suggest a problem. Problems may be physical or psychological. If there are many, ask your dr to sort it out. Many people would wait untill headaches really got bad, but if there are several check in with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of really bad ongoing headaches?

What can I do to get rid of really bad ongoing headaches?

Please see below: You might benefit from seeing neurologist with an interest in the treatment of the headaches. Imaging studies of the brain might be necessary for the baseline. Knoledge of the intensity, frequency, duration, localization and medication response of the headache will help your doctor to choose the right treament for you. ...Read more

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What causes eyes to feel like they have sand?

What causes eyes to feel like they have sand?

Many causes: There are many potential causes for a sandy feeling in the eyes. A common one is dry eye syndrome. Try some artificial tears (over the counter at the drug store). If this doesn't work, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I get frequent headaches. Is there something I can do to prevent them.

I get frequent headaches. Is there something I can do to prevent them.

Frequent headaches: Frequent headaches have many causes. The commonest types are tension headache and migraine. You may try taking vitamin B2 at 100 mg and Magnesium at 500 mg a day. Otherwise you need to know the cause to prevent it. ...Read more