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Intense regular headaches, dizziness throughout the day, body pain, irritation, eases with betacap10. What could be wrong?

I lways had this problem of headache but it was bearable but now from last 5-6 years its horrible . I have headache every 3rd day. I took disprin .Initiallt years my headache subsided as i took disprin but after all these years even disprin is working very slowly on me and sometimes doesn t work. I have seen many doctors and eaten many medicines. SOme doctors say I have migraine , some say I have vertigo and my latest doctor says I have nothing but its just that I think a lot about things and take tensions a lot .So he prescribed me 3 tablets and one of which is betacap 10( propranolol hydrochloride ). I have now taken the medicines for 2 months . In between I had headaches and now when I have stopped taking the medicines , I do not feel fresh at all. I have regular headaches, dizziness through out the day, body pain, irritation. Is something wrong with me. what is betacap for.
Asked On : Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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Dear Seenuanand, hello
You have not mentioned any specific area or side of headache if any. Migraine is triggered by some factors. Some of them are:-
> Lack of sleep
> Stress
> Heavy physical exercise
> Dairy products
> Excess chocolates
> Missed meal
> Certain foods.
You can judge according to your symptoms which trigger factors should be avoided.
Betacap contains Propranolol which is a Beta Blocker. It is used as an antihypertensive and to treat anxiety, panic disorder, cluster headache, migraine prohylaxis in addition to various other uses.
It is advisable that have a scan of your head done and also go for Refraction by an Ophthalmologist to rule out other causes of headache.
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