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I have been getting nocturnal headaches for 2-3 weeks every night. Any suggestions? Ct was normal.
I have been getting night time headaches for 2-3 weeks every night. I have a hard time falling back to sleep. Once I get up, it tends to go away after an hour or so, but then I am tired most of the day. My CT scan was normal and I do not have any other symptoms of migraine. Neurologist wants to put me on Topomax. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Helen.
Headaches at night or up on waking are more often than not associated with some type of sleep issue. Disrupted sleep, poor quality sleep, any such issue can be a headache trigger.
To jump to a medication such as Topamax without a diagnosis or a hint of what's triggering your headaches seems a bit premature. Getting a second opinion, preferably from a headache specialist is in order. There's a link below to our directory of patient recommended speciali...
hi. I m 25 years old male. I have headache for 6 month. I feel dizzy some times. Including vision problem such as blurred vision ,zigzag line, also have ear ache and ringing in my ear, tooth ache ,neck pain, chest pain, burning sensation on my tongue, numbness on hands, feel weakness and restless, difficulty fall in asleep, I have done CT and MRI of brain but all are normal. I am highly depressed and scared about my condition. What's wrong with me? I have gone to different neurologist and they told no abnormality in brain. I also done my CBC its also normal. Please reply me or suggest will be appreciated. Thank you. mr.
We can't tell you what's wrong with you. Nobody can tell you that via the Internet. We can share some information with you though.
Many of the symptoms you list fit various forms of Migraine with aura. Here's some information:
Full Question: I've had a headache, one sided, for about 10 days straight. I've been to the doctors before, they've all said tension headache, I had a cat scan in fall of 2006 which was clear, lately I feel like I've had some lightheadedness, a little dizziness. I've never vomited while having a headache but sometimes I think I may be having some nausea. I had pre diabetic numbers about a year ago but that number has come down, my recent random glucose was a 109. Could blood sugar have anything to do with the headaches/dizziness. I admit my job is stressful and I'm recently married. Is it okay to be taking pain relievers for 10 days in a row? Christie.
You raise a number of issues that really should be addressed by a doctor who has access to your full medical history and can examine you and discuss this in person. A few points...
Tension-type headaches are seldom one-sided. See Tension-Type H...
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