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Suggest remedy for severe headache caused by stress

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Posted on Wed, 25 Nov 2015
Question: I get frequent headches mostly under stress and strangely after head baths which goes through some nerve in my neck ending in the arm
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar (43 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Take treatment as advised and provide more details.

Detailed Answer:
Hello xxxxxx,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Stress and tension type headache is usually bilateral with no other features.
Are you having any nausea, vomiting, increased light sensitivity, headache of throbbing nature that is one sided?
Duration of headache?
You should take amitriptyline for the time being, since this is a prescription drug, you may get the prescription from your local doctor.
Kindly provide more details so that I can assist you better.
Regards
Dr Neeraj Kumar
Neurology

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Suggest remedy for severe headache caused by stress

Brief Answer: Take treatment as advised and provide more details. Detailed Answer: Hello xxxxxx, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. Stress and tension type headache is usually bilateral with no other features. Are you having any nausea, vomiting, increased light sensitivity, headache of throbbing nature that is one sided? Duration of headache? You should take amitriptyline for the time being, since this is a prescription drug, you may get the prescription from your local doctor. Kindly provide more details so that I can assist you better. Regards Dr Neeraj Kumar Neurology