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I am currently being treated for intracranial hypertension. My headaches have been getting worse. Excedrin helps, but don't want to take that daily. ?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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In brief: Intrcranial HTN

How are you being treated? Could be increased pressure which effects vision, balance, cognition or other process Treatment usually is diamox, w/ propanolol, amytriptyline, or toprimate for headaches Steroids or surgery for vision effects.
Check vision every 1-2 weeks. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1214410-treatment#d8 Call neurologist today or get second opnion

In brief: Intrcranial HTN

How are you being treated? Could be increased pressure which effects vision, balance, cognition or other process Treatment usually is diamox, w/ propanolol, amytriptyline, or toprimate for headaches Steroids or surgery for vision effects.
Check vision every 1-2 weeks. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1214410-treatment#d8 Call neurologist today or get second opnion
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