Top 75 Migraine and Headache Questions, #70

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    I have excruciating headaches from morning to night. I also have hypothyroidism. While I am been treated with T3 at this stage, my TSH is still not regulated. Last results showed TSH >73 mIU/L. Could this be partly responsible for the headaches? Fiona.


    Dear Fiona;

    Simply put -- it's possible. We often find that thyroid levels play a significant role in headache and Migraine disease. Still, you should mention this to your doctor and take care not to use either prescription or over-the counter pain relievers more than two or three days a week to avoid medication overuse headache.

    Good luck,
    John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

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Published On: February 27, 2007