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Headache and stress affecting left part of the body. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   I need an advice..
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Please go ahead.
User :   my left hand side of head gives a extreme ache sometimes
User :   which i could not resists
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   and has to resort to some medicine
User :   to get some relief
Doctor :   is it at the wrist?
User :   Is there any permanent remedy to this problem?
User :   no no.. its a head ache
User :   with only some part of the head being affected
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Sorry.
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   not sure about when, but we can take it as it's been there from about 10 years
User :   and the frequency of these aches has increased over the time.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you gotten your vision tested?
User :   when i got this pain intitially i got it tested , the doctor recommended me to wear glasses as there was a difference in the eye sight's numbers
User :   i wore it for few months.
User :   then i gave it up
User :   because the ache was not in continuos fashion
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I suggest that you get your vision tested once again.
Doctor :   and use glasses if required.
User :   ok.. but there is another part to the problem.. i feel its something related to nerves
User :   usually my nerves in my head makes movement which is quite unusual
Doctor :   The most common cause for this is stress.
User :   sometimes my hand or wrist pains for no reason
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try to have stress relaxation techniques like yoga and meditation.
User :   ok.. but regardless of stress it happens
Doctor :   ok
User :   i asked one neuro surgeon at once
User :   he told to wake up early
User :   and do some excercise
Doctor :   I suggest that you get your vision tested
User :   ok
Doctor :   avoid coffee and tea'
Doctor :   avoid pollution and stress
Doctor :   get adequate sleep
Doctor :   7-8 hrs
User :   Ok
User :   i'm working in a s/w industry, where stress is common nowadays
User :   in order to meet deadlines
User :   we need to work late in the night
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   You need to get proper sleep
Doctor :   every day
User :   ok
Doctor :   try to sleep in a noise free room which is dark
User :   Ok
User :   One more thing.. doctor
User :   I feel that my left hand side is getting weaker than the right one.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I don't know if it is an abnormal condition or what
Doctor :   I suggest then that you get an XRAY CERVICAL SPINE AP AND LATERAL VIEW done
Doctor :   as it looks like a neck problem to me
Doctor :   both the headache and the weakness
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes done.
Doctor :   Whenever you have a pain take a tab. paracetamol 500mg after food
Doctor :   also remove pillow when you are sleeping
User :   ok. I was using saridon
Doctor :   dont drive for long hours
User :   Ok
User :   Do you recommend any sort of excercise for me?
Doctor :   I suggest that you get the xray done first
User :   ok
Doctor :   the exercises are better shown directly by a physiotherapist
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   Ok. Nope that's. Thanks for the valuable information.
User :   Have a great evening.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   Goodbye.
Doctor :   You are welcome'
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