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Severe Headaches..

By Anonymous January 26, 2010 - 5:33pm
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I used to BARELY ever get a headache. About a month ago, I have started getting very bad headaches EVERYDAY. Some are short, but painful..and others stay awhile, but are tolerable. Im not sure if I should be worred..or what it could be?

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Hi have you consider that this could be migraines? If you are having tham this often than I would suggest to have a check out just to be sure. I hope that you are better now.

February 2, 2010 - 5:28am
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It could be many things. It's always best to see a doctor to rule out serious pathologies. Aside from doing that there are other solutions to headaches. In their book, Heal Your Headache: the 1-2-3 Program for Taking Charge of Your Pain, by David Buchholz and Stephen G. Reich M.D. state that all headaches are variations of the same thing. We’ve just decided categorize them into different headings based on how they manifest themselves.
I tend to agree. Although they’ve had great success altering diet to fix headaches, I’ve had great success at correcting musculoskeletal causes of neck pain and headaches. It turns out it’s quite simple for most people. This is outlined in my book, Fixing You: Neck Pain & Headaches.
Because of this and other items I’ve read, I believe that headaches are a threshold phenomenon. What I mean by this is above a certain threshold of stress, we experience headaches. The stresses that can cause us to break this threshold are dietary, musculoskeletal, and psychological.
Some people are more sensitive to certain stresses than others. Keeping any one or all three of these stressors under control seems to relieve all types of headaches.
Thank you for your article.

January 27, 2010 - 12:25pm
HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Anon - You're very welcome, and thanks for writing. Pat

January 27, 2010 - 5:19pm
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Hi Anon - Thank you for writing. Regular, painful headaches aren't a normal condition, and yes, you should be concerned and seek medical attention. There are multiple types of headaches, making it difficult to know what you may be dealing with from your description. Please review the following links for more information, and also let us know when you will be able to see your health care provider.
Take care,





January 26, 2010 - 7:04pm
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