Full Question: Hi. I’ve been having headaches everyday for the past 3 weeks now. They start at around 11am , no matter where i am (e.g. in air conditioning, outside in the sun). They last till the night time and sometimes I fall asleep with them. I recently began taking panadol for them , but that doesn’t seem to help. Vandi.
You need to consult your doctor about these headaches. Nobody can diagnose you via the Internet.
Try keeping a _headache diary _ to see if you can find what may be triggering these headaches – lighting conditions, fragrances or fumes from cleaning products, specific foods. The diary may help you and your doctor diagnose these headaches.
Be wary of taking panadol (acetaminophen) too frequently. Taking it more than two or three days a week can make matters worse by causing other headaches called medication overuse headaches or rebound. See _Medication Overuse Headache: When the Remedy Backfires _ for more information.
Please do see your doctor as soon as possible.
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