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Does stress causes headache ? What to do ?

I am 27 years, male, working in a insurance firm and i am having headache from last 3 days throbbing type and on the right side of the head.i do not smoke or drink, CT scan of head is normal on two occasions. i dont have bp or diabetes. my doctor says it is because of i am in insurance firm at times my job will be stressful. is it possible for the stress to cause headache? what should i do for the headache to go away?
Asked On : Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
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Your diagnosis might be Migraine or vascular headache.
Yes, Stress is known to cause headache.
You should go for stress management and relaxation techniques like Yoga, meditation or self motivation.
If symptoms still persist, You should consult a psychiatrist for detailed evaluation.
Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Yes / Stress is a sure cause of headache in some.
Psychiatric assessment and assistance is the best way.
Yoga, relaxation exercises, biofeedback and so on help.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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  User's Response

i have the same thing. i had two clear cts and dr said its from stress.. i also have a 4 month old and dont get much sleep. Ive started a sleeping schedule and its helping ALOT. try getting on a schedule, promise yourself you will be in bed by 10 and do that for a week! good luck to you

Answered: Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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stress can known to cause tension headaches.
Answered: Mon, 21 Dec 2009
  User's Response

Avoid stressors
Answered: Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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Paracetamol tablets whenever there is headache.
Answered: Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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Good sound sleep and regular dietary habits.
Answered: Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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Relaxing exercises, soft music and yoga will help.
Answered: Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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