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I am having right side head pain, a dull heavy pain that comes on and wont go away for hours, it comes and goes....I have no idea what it could be. Pls help I have been having this for a while now, it hurts so bad it causes a burning sensation down my face. Kelly.
Have you seen a doctor? Seriously, why would you trust strangers to diagnose you via the Internet? That could be quite dangerous.
The symptoms you describe could be some kind of headache disorder, but they could also be symptoms of other issues, some of them quite serious.
As much as we'd like to help you, what you need is for someone to diagnose your headache and recommend treatment, and that can't be done via the Internet. The only person who can safely answer your question is a doctor who can review your and your family's medical history, discuss your symptoms with you, and conduct a complete examinat...
Tension-type headaches (TTH) are the most common form of headache. According to the World Health Organization and International Headache Society, up to 78% of the population experiences this type of headache, and 60% of TTH sufferers experience reductions in social activity and work capacity. Tension-type headaches have been called by various names over the years including Tension headache, muscle contraction headache, psychomyogenic headache, stress headache, ordinary headache, essential headache, idiopathic headache and psychogenic headache. Of those names, only "tension headaches" is still fairly frequently used. As you can see from the names tension-type headaches have been know by, it was at one time thought that the cause of TTH was primarily psychological, caused by the mind or emotions. There have now been studies that strongly suggest a physical (neurobiological) cause. Symptoms and Diagnostic Criteria of Tension-Type Headaches Tension-type headaches most...
Since the first wave of baby boomers is turning 65, the alarms about the coming tsunami of Alzheimer’s are starting to sound.
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Several interesting – and very scary – facts are stated in the report, including:
Of the 5.3 million Americans who currently have Alzheimer’s,...
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