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Severe headache, vomiting, chances of migraine or hypoglycemia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi doc.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i had question reg my acidity problem....
Doctor :   Please proceed.
User :   if i dont eat food on time or dont drink enough water, i get this thing which enters my head so badly ...tht its very painful
User :   & untill i vomit out tht headache never goes
User :   also i read about this online..& got to know this also causes greying of hair
Doctor :   Since when it is happening?
User :   there is supposedly no perm solution for this
User :   may be from my school, time
User :   i am 26 now
Doctor :   Other than headache and vomit are there any other symptoms?
User :   I am uable to eat anything for the whold day
User :   & even headache occurs immeaditely above my eye & only one side
Doctor :   Have seen the doctor for this problem before?
User :   no
User :   but i hv taken zentac at times
Doctor :   ok. Do you find difficulty in seeing things during these episodes?
User :   no
User :   but even my mother has this prob
User :   & so does my younger brother
Doctor :   Is there a history of headache in the family members?
User :   my mom has the same issue
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How frequent is the headache?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   am sory
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   it happens once in two momnths or so
User :   sometimes more frequently..
Doctor :   Ok .after analyzing the history the symptoms suggest of 2 things.
User :   sure
Doctor :   1. the headache can be because of Hypogylcemia(less sugar in the blood) since you are not taking food properly.
Doctor :   2. Migraine because of the similar history in the mother.
Doctor :   Both can present with similar symptoms.
User :   ok
User :   so what should i do?
User :   i mean what is the cure for it?
Doctor :   have tried any home remedies?
Doctor :   You*
User :   no..but i have started drinking water regularly in the morining
Doctor :   Yes that is good, that helps in removing the toxins from the body. In early morning a glass of water is must.
User :   ok..any other remedy?
Doctor :   Before that i suggest you to see the doctor for the headache.
User :   ok
Doctor :   A clinical examination should be done and if any cause other than this can also be looked into.
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot for your advise.
Doctor :   May i know your occupation?
User :   ya..i work in service industry in a private co.
Doctor :   ok. you should avoid stress as much as possible.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   The home remedies are: Doctor :   1.Take dried ginger powder and mix with equal quantity of turmeric powder. Add milk to this mixture so that a tooth paste consistency paste results. Apply this paste on forehead. Wash with cold water after 30 minutes and take few deep breaths! Migraines get at least relief to some extent by this remedy
User :   ok
Doctor :   2.Primrose oil, is an anti-inflammatory agent, that keeps the blood vessels from constricting.helps in relieving pain.
User :   OK
Doctor :   3.stick to proper time for meals. Don;t delay the meals.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you need you can take antacids. To get relieve from acidity.
User :   OK
Doctor :   Consult a doctor for examination.
User :   sure
User :   will do that
User :   thanks again!
Doctor :   You are welcome.
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