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Frequent Tension Headache

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: May 19, 2020 6:43 AM

Anonymous 6 months

I am 28 years old and a G6PD

I am suffer from multiple Tension Headache throughout the day, about 5 times and it comes back every 1 or 2 hours after resting.

During these tension headache, I can feely the blood in my head pumping, the part beside my ears and when I pltouch my top head, toward the back of the skull, I can feel blood pumping.

Could this be stress or high blood pressure?

Dr Sashini Seeni 6 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. There are several types of headaches, and also many ways of treating them. If you feel like there is a tight band like pain across your head, you might be experiencing what is known as tension headache. These type of headaches are common, especially in young adults. It does not mean that these headaches should be overlooked, you might be under a lot of stress or pressure, which you yourself might not realise, which may also explain your recent hair loss issue. These headaches are a lot different to migraines, which is characteristically one sided, and comes with a throbbing sort of pain. if migraines go untreated, it may leave the sufferer in a debilitating state, often times unable to perform work or go to school.

Tension headaches can be caused by food, activities and stressors. This may include, alcohol, smoking, cold, staring at the computer screen for too long, lack of sleep, caffeine and respiratory tract infections. High blood pressure is not known to cause headaches unless you are having malignant hypertension.

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Tue May 19 2020 06:43:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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