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Headache and fatigue

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for the past few weeks been getting headaches and feeling fatigue
Posted Tue, 8 May 2012 in Headache and Migraines
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 12 minutes later

Thanks for posting your query.

Having continuous headache for last few weeks with fatigue without any history of migraines or head injury may be due to-

1. Anxiety/ tension- try to relax yourself, decrease alcohol or caffeine intake if any, take a mild sedative for a good and restful sleep, do mild aerobics, etc.
2. Eyestrain-Straining your eyes to focus on things can be a big factor of what causes headaches. You need to get your eyes examined for refraction.
3. Depression.
4. High blood pressure- your physician can rule this out.

All the above causes need to be excluded. If the headache is not getting relieved with over the counter mild pain killers like acetaminophen or Ibuprofen, I would advise you to get an MRI head and neck done under the guidance of your physician to rule out any organic causes if none of the above causes seem likely.

Hope this answers your query. Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries.


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