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Suffering with Hashimotos, have severe head pain. MRI normal. Remedy?

Hi! Iam a fiftysix yearold female, who gets severe and I mean sevwere pain in my whole head! I have was they call Hashimotos thyroiditis . I was sent to Toronto and had a MRI done their. Everything was ok, except for the c-3 disk in my neck . I was reading that the thyroiud could have alot to do with tis pain which feels like a vice at times around my head. WHEN i FEEL THEM STARTING i JUST GO TO BED. tHERE IS NOTHING TO DO BUT WAITTO SEE IF IT WILL SLOWLY GO AWAY! tHANK-YOU hEATHER-aNN
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Hello heather

If you have a strong headache in the age of 50s , and you are a female its migraine untill and unless MRI brain is abnormal , normal MRI strongly favours this migraine

Thyroiditis of any cause can cause BIH benign inntracranial hypertension meaning high blood pressure of brain only , aseptic meningitis but confusion is there in it, besides hypothyroidim with high TSH triggers miggraine if the MRI is normal

Deep venous thrombosis of brain can also cause this severe headache , MRV of brain will be required

IN any case discuss this with your physician

Hope this helps
Answered: Tue, 10 Sep 2013
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