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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   I am 29 Years age
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   and I am having headaches for past 7 to 8 years
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i took them light but now a days i am worried as it could be some serious problem
User :   oter than head ache i have some weakness
User :   other than that ia m normal
User :   and having no other problem
Doctor :  
Did you get the lesions examined by a General surgeon whic I had suggested in my previous chat with you
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok, good

User :   i went to a Oncologist
Doctor :  
What as the response
User :   he told they were just the lipomas
User :   some fat cells related
Doctor :  
Fine
User :   nothing to worry
Doctor :  
Now may I know your height and weight?
User :   height is 5"7
User :   weight is 69
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   Your weight is fine

Doctor :  
Now when is your headache mainly?
Doctor :  
in which time of the day
User :   i also had all blood urine related examinations
User :   all are normal
Doctor :   Fine

User :   headaches are generally in the day time like afternoon
User :   and eveings
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
When does it start
Doctor :  
In the afternoon mainly?
User :   i cant exactly tell you when it starts , it some times starts afternoon
User :   sometimes evenings
User :   sometimes early in the morning ( but early in the morning is less)
Doctor :  
Do you have cold related symptoms?
User :   no
User :   nothing
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i having this for past 7 or 8 years , initially they are high now a days also i am having these but when compared to inital now its less
Doctor :   Ok
User :   mostly my headaches comes above eyes , forehead and neck
Doctor :  
I will tell you
Doctor :  
Have you got any X-rays or CT scan of head?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Not required, but just asked in case if you have done
User :   may be i am thinking too much these days when my doctor examined me twice last week and i have 140/100 BP
Doctor :   Ok

User :   may be because of tensions
Doctor :  
Do you have a exercise routine?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok

User :   but my worry is i am having any brain tumors or life threatening problems
Doctor :  
I would suggest you to start one
User :   ?
Doctor :  
to improve you physical and psychological health
Doctor :  
Brisk walking, Jogging, Gym
Doctor :  
I advise these
Doctor :  
You should sweat out
Doctor :  
that will improve your overall health
Doctor :  
Any of the 3 I mentioned
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Need not do all the 3
Doctor :  
If walking do it without interruption for 30 mins/day atleast
User :   ok
Doctor :   Start it and you will improve for sure

User :   but with my symptoms is it a dangerous problem
User :   ?
Doctor :  
No not at all
Doctor :  
It is a tension headache
Doctor :  
thats it
Doctor :  
which will gradually improve with such exercises
Doctor :  
One more relaxation method I suggest
User :   but tension i am having these days only but for past 6 - 7 years i am having this
Doctor :  
Deep and slow breathing for 20 mins twice daily
Doctor :  
These 2 efforts will see you through
Doctor :  
Continue it for 3 months
Doctor :  
to evaluate it properly
User :   ok
User :   these i will do
Doctor :   Ok

User :   but my thinkings are all going to brain tumors and all
Doctor :   Yes, that should reduce

User :   can brain tumors with my symptoms will be there for more than 8 years
Doctor :   No
Doctor :  
You would have got vomiting
Doctor :  
again and again
User :   no vomtings for me
User :   never
Doctor :   So no tumour now
User :   what about these migranes and all
Doctor :   Try these things and then we can think of other diagnoses
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Migraine and tension headaches have a very thin margin
Doctor :  
it can be either or both
Doctor :  
Treatment is the same
User :   do u want me to consult any neurologist or head specialist?
User :   or just take these exercises
Doctor :   It is upto you. I have said it is not serious

Doctor :   I cannot prevent you from consulting a neurologist
Doctor :  
but no advise as of now from my side
User :   ok if we have tension or migrane we will get them daily?
User :   as i get them daily
Doctor :   Yes, it proceeds like that

User :   ok
Doctor :   Hence no need to worry now

Doctor :  
and go on with the exercise and breathing exercise as well
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   what is the exact difference between serious headaches and tension related headches
User :   any symptoms?
Doctor :   Vomiting, vision problems
Doctor :  
If you are again having serious doubts
User :   vision problems exactly means?
Doctor :  
then get the CT done
Doctor :  
just for the sake of your doubt
User :   vision problems means?
Doctor :  
Meaning diffuculty in seeing things
Doctor :  
blackouts
User :   i think dont have difficulty in seeing some times feels tierd because of headaches and tierdness
User :   i also get a very good sleep and no disturbances for me in sleep because of headaches
Doctor :  
The problem is with your apprehension also
Doctor :  
both contribute
Doctor :  
You should avoid that
Doctor :  
and I am sure that the exercises will help you in that context
Doctor :  
Relax
User :   ok
User :   generally i dont think too much but these days because of some reasons i am thinking too much and afraiding
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   What is ur NAME?
Doctor :  
Dr.Bharath Sasi
Doctor :  
We chatted day before if you remember
User :   oh
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?

User :   no other queries
User :   thanks for the info
Doctor :   Sure, bye for now

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