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Cluster headache, diet modifications - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   just had a query .. since last few days .. i get frequent headaches ..
Doctor :   Hi
User :   my head keeps throbbing ..
User :   so just wanted to know ..
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   OK
User :   is it just because of stress or .. could be some other prob ..
Doctor :   Can you elaborate on the symptoms, duration, aggravating and relieving factors, location of the pain?
User :   the pain is not on my forehead ..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you point the location of your headache?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   on top ... and back side of my head ..
User :   it keeps throbbing
User :   like someone hitting with a hammer ..
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know the duration?
User :   no actually .. it happens whenever .. i have a lot of work .. in the office ..
User :   or have a lot pressure at work ..
User :   is it just because of stress. .
User :   just wanted to enquire ..
Doctor :   After going through the description, I feel that this might be a cluster headache, this is a variant of migrane, But needs to evaluated completely before starting the treatment.
Doctor :   It would be better to see a Physician as it requires physical examination and complete evaluation.
Doctor :   The treatment would depend accordingly.
User :   ok .. like . .
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow these measures: Doctor :   1.Avoid stress and stress increasing substances like tea, coffee, alcohol and smoking.
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. follow meditation or yoga which will help in reducing the stress.
User :   should i stop drinking tea .. reduce the amt ..
Doctor :   3. It would also be better to get your eyes checked as due to increase in power of the eye can produce similar symptoms.
Doctor :   4. Consume lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits.
User :   ok
User :   yes ..
Doctor :   5. Drinks lots of fluids like water and fruit juices.
User :   no ..
User :   thanks ..
Doctor :   It would be better to avoid and if cant then reduce it to once or twice a day only.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care.
Doctor :   Have a good day.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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