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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Type your query
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User :   I have a headache above my left eye since last night, i go woken up three times last from my kids. i never never get headaches it feels like it is a deep pain
User :   if i cough i feel like my head is going to explode. about one year ago last april to be exact i had a flu/ bronchitis that left me with this residual headache pain only when i cough and especially when i am tired at night
Doctor :   Did you had good night sleep?
User :   this pain above my eye is continues it does not stop. the other pain only came on after coughing so more easily can bear it. no i did not have a good night sleep
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
How old are You ?
Doctor :   ---------yrs
User :   almst 51
Doctor :   Do you have history of Migraine headaches?
Doctor :   Y/ N
User :   no
Doctor :   What is your profession?
User :   full time mom with 3year old and 9 year old, real estate investor and fertility counsellor
Doctor :   Jesus!
Doctor :   You might be under lot of stress?
User :   yes, very likely
Doctor :   Do you have fever? Y/N
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have stiff neck or neck rigidity? Y/N
User :   yes, yes i started a weird pain on my neck on friday night a little better after hot compress but still not quite normal
Doctor :   but no fevr
Doctor :   This is called Tension heachache
Doctor :   It is acute
Doctor :   It comes from stress
Doctor :   it is due to contraction of muscles of scalp
User :   i have tried to drink three glasses of water this morning but nothing is working.
Doctor :   What do you mean?
Doctor :   Are you vomiting?
User :   no, i thought maybe i was dehydrated that's why i was trying to drink water
Doctor :   Take Ibuprofen 800mg three times day after food
Doctor :   yea dehydration makes headache worse
User :   i don't take any medications ever, can you recommend something more natural
Doctor :   Eat a ripe apple with little salt in morning on an empty stomach continuously for a week. It is a common remedy for chronic headache.
Doctor :   Boiling fresh ginger or dried ginger powder in water. Inhale it to relieve from sinus headache.
Doctor :   Lemon is a very beneficial natural remedy for headache caused by heat. Lemon crusts should be pounded into a fine paste in a mortar and applied as plaster on the forehead.
Doctor :   Put 10 drops of eucalyptus oil in boiled water, cover your head with a towel, and inhale the steam. It is also common cure for sinus headache.
Doctor :   Prepare a juice by adding 200 ml of spinach juice with 300 ml of carrot juice to prepare 500 ml or half a litre. Drink it regularly. It is a proven natural cure for migraine headache. Alternatively add 100 ml each of beet and cucumber juices with 300 ml of carrot juice.
User :   that's wondertul thanks for all the ideas can i print these suggestions on paper
Doctor :   But these are all work slowly
Doctor :   if you have terrible headache see doctor or get some medicine
User :   i have time, are you farmilliar with homeopathy, can you recommend a remedy i do have these at home
Doctor :   I am not familiar with homeopathy
Doctor :   Do the above
Doctor :   If you do few of them that is enough
User :   alright thank you very much
Doctor :   Thank you very much for consulting
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   Take
Doctor :   Care
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