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Severe blinding headache, saturated from sweating, reduced depression medicine, having plenty fluids. Possible cause?

Hello there, On two occasions in the past two weeks I have woken up with a severe blinding headache and completely saturated from sweating. I am 46, have had my FSH checked and it is very good for my age, so don t believe it is the menopause or peri-menopause just yet. I have cut down meds for depression weeks ago by 50% and have had no problems in general with doing this. I was at the gym earlier and thought perhaps it was dehydration perhaps but I know that I had plenty of fluids that evening. I don t seem to have any other underlying symptoms and so I am puzzled completely what is causing it. Can you help?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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I went through your complaints. There are more than a hundred reasons for Night Sweat. Out of which the possible causes for you may be
Heat exhaustion, Panic attack, generalized anxiety disorder, tension headache
Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), constipation, drug overdose, excessive caffeine use and even sleep apnoea

To find out the cause do relevant investigations including BP, Sugar, Lipid profile, urea, creatine and ECG - treat the cause according to the results.
Consult with the Dr about the discontinued anti depression tab.
Best wishes

Answered: Wed, 24 Jul 2013
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