I have been getting night time headaches for 1 year most nights. Once I get up, it goes away after half an hour or so, but then I am tired majority of the day. My CT scan was normal. My neurologist could not help me. Any suggestions would be appreciated. please help me! Sincerely, Mohzgan.
Since your doctor is unable to help you, it's time for you to see another doctor. Without being able to review your medical history and family medical history, fully discuss your symptoms with you, and examine you, there's not much anyone else can do directly for you. We truly wish we could tell you more, but there's really not much more we can say.
We can tell you that with Migraine and other headache disorders, CT scans and other imaging studies usually are "normal." That doesn't mean that you don't have a headache disorder that can and should be treated.
It may well ...
Since I started going through menopause and experiencing hot flashes (7 years ago), I have been frequently experiencing night time headaches. I wake feeling a lot of pressure in my head, especially in my sinuses. Keeping the room cool at night helps most nights, but I still get them. I have been tested with just about every kind of test there is and was told that there is nothing wrong. Do you have any recommendations of what else I can do? Kim.
In women, estradiol fluctuates and although the literature is confusing, I wonder if there is enough fluctuation (i.e., a drop in the hormone level) to allow you to have a night-time headache. This is what happens with perimenstrual Migraines, when the level drops just before menses. Alternatively, laying flat also increases intracranial fluid pressure, which can allow headaches to wake people up at night or to start the day with them, and intracranial pressure (ICP) fluctuations are likely ...
Review – “Headache Through the Ages” by Seymour Diamond, MD, and Mary A. Franklin Ranking 4.5 stars out of 5 There are many books available that talk about the medical aspects of headaches and Migraine disease. Diamond and Franklin have taken a different and quite interesting approach. In Headache Through the Ages , they explore how "headache" has been perceived through time in literature, art history, and anecdotal material, "noting the famous headache suffers and how they depicted their pain." Why "Headache Through the Ages" Interests Readers It's said that misery loves company. That seems to be true in that many who live with headaches and Migraine disease find it interesting to see what society's attitudes were toward them through history, what the treatments were, and what famous people have been afflicted. When someone famous shares our illness or disease, it validates us in a way. That's the appeal of t...
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