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Why do I always get a headache if I don't eat at all or if I don't eat again within 5 hours of eating?

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In brief: Blood sugar

Let your doctor decide, some possibilities like low sugar, compulsive craving for food etc.

In brief: Blood sugar

Let your doctor decide, some possibilities like low sugar, compulsive craving for food etc.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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Dr. James Huang
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In brief: Blood sugar?

The simple answer is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
The more complex answer is to take a complete history and physical of your pre-prandial headache. Dehydration is another cause of a headache. Without a complete h & p it is impossible to tell why.

In brief: Blood sugar?

The simple answer is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
The more complex answer is to take a complete history and physical of your pre-prandial headache. Dehydration is another cause of a headache. Without a complete h & p it is impossible to tell why.
Dr. James Huang
Dr. James Huang
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