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Headache, nausea, loss of appetite, & feeling uncomfortable for about a week now?

Posted 15 Jul 2017 by Murphkini 1 answer

Last week my symptoms started with what felt like a tension headache, then a fever (which has now subsided), then proceeded to loss of appetite, nausea (vomited a couple times a couple days ago but not since). Headache does not seem as bad but is definitely still noticeable and uncomfortable. The ...

Magnesium glycinate : does it really help fatigue and boost energy or does it reduce anxiety?

Posted 16 Jun 2017 by aldrichf709 2 answers

I suffer from constant fatigue and somatic symptoms which my GP assigns to anxiety even though I have no cognitive anxiety. I get symptoms like lightheadness and muscle tension along with severe fatigue. My symptoms improve by about 80% if I take 150mg of magnesium glycinate before bed , I just ...

Interaction - metoprolol and amitriptyline?

Posted 9 May 2017 by Evjo6489 2 answers

I get migraines, and tension headaches daily. I am switching from a beta blocker to an antidepressant. My doctor neglected to inform me about whether or not the drugs interact to guess its probably fine but I want to make sure. Currently, I take 50mg metoprolol which I will starting weaning off ...

Long term use. My doctor wants to take me off Esgic because I am on too many medications?

Posted 25 Apr 2017 by luvjam 1 answer

I have been on Esgic for over 20 years and has saved my tension neck headaches. I went through a bout of rebound headaches about 15 years ago and haven't had a problem since. I know my grandmother was on it till she was 89 when she died of Parkinson's. Can I doctor just stop a medication ...

Went to ER with bad headache?

Posted 26 Apr 2017 by nina_tal 1 answer

Initially I went to the ER with a headache, it was there for about 2 weeks... they kept telling me it was tension and finally did a scan. Brian/head normal but did show I had major sinus blockage. Went to see specialist and they gave me a nasal spray. Took nasal spray for about 20 days and still ...

Is it common to have a persistent tension headache and stiff joints/ tight muscles on rivaroxaban?

Posted 25 Apr 2017 by Mullykins 0 answers

I have PE (one in each lung) first time, am normally very fit and healthy but have been unfortunate after a long haul flight the experts believe. The headache isn't severe but very irritating, and my hips, neck and shoulders are all really tense. I am doing yoga every, drinking lots of water ...

Do chronic headaches/tension headaches and epilepsy have a correlation? Treated for everything els?

Posted 2 Feb 2017 by sfowler38 1 answer

I have been treated for tension headaches and migraines since 2009. I have tried triptans, analgesics, muscle relaxants, nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory and steroids, ssri antidepressants, magnesium and every homeopathic cure (massage, acupuncture, therapy, diet change and exercise) in the book and ...

10mg Amitriptyline making headaches worse?

Posted 22 Nov 2016 by Nelly87 0 answers

I was put on 10mg amitriptyline for chronic tension headaches. Been on them 3 days and now finding I'm waking up with a headache which I wasn't before! Has anyone else had this? And does it wear off as you get used to the tablets?

Citalopram and extreme muscle twitches?

Posted 6 Dec 2016 by shizuka1 1 answer

I just started taking 5 mg of Citalopram and the first day I felt almost no side effects. The second day of the medication my speech suddenly started slurring and I got a weird tension, anxiety and a mild fever. I started shaking uncontrollably and my whole body would get tense. Then I started ...

Excedrin Tension Headache - I am having a vertical sleeve surgery in 2 days. (Which is where they?

Posted 15 Nov 2016 by kwatterson 0 answers

... take out 9/10 of my stomach and only leave me with 1/10 of a food pouch which causes me to get fuller faster. I HAVE THE WORST HEADACHE RIGHT NOW, and I need to take something, but was directed (by letter from surgeon's office) to take specific meds such as children's Tylenol. NOT ...

Has anyone used nortriptyline for chronic tension headaches?

Posted 12 Sep 2016 by Jf86 1 answer

I have had a chronic tension headache for just over 3 months now (everyday all day) I was finally prescribed 25 mg of nortriptyline by my neurologist. I have always had a minor case of anxiety but as the months gone by its slowly gotten worse. I'm going on my 10th pill tonight and I feel like ...

Has anybody experienced tension headaches on both sides of the head? Can it be caused by Naproxen?

Posted 27 Jul 2016 by paulmoseley1874 0 answers

I have been taking Naproxen 500mg for around 2 years now and for the past 5/6 months I have been getting sharp tension headaches normally on the left hand side but can be both. The last 2 months these are coming multiple times a day everyday. I read that long term use of Naproxen can cause ...

Can't take head tension anymore?

Posted 5 Sep 2016 by sufferer2 2 answers

I have been dealing with constatnt tension headaches for many months . Is there any medication for a fast relief ? The muscles are so contracted in my head and I've tried magnesium but it works so slowly and needs a very long time to show results it's so painful . I want to know if ...

I was just prescribed Baclofen for my tension headaches to keep from taking so many Fioricet?

Posted 7 Mar 2016 by Trisha45 1 answer

I have had tension headaches for over 20 years. I've been taking Fioricet to control my daily headaches for about 10 years and it's been a life saver for me. The doctor acted very angry last visit and prescribed Fioricet and Baclofen 10mg twice a day. I am also very nervous about taking ...

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