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Headache and hayfever

Hayfever induced headaches can appear as a result of an inflammation in our sinus cavities

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  • Kumkum's photo avatar
    Kumkum — 22.02.2018 08:38
    Ginger-Honey Paste helps me in a lot of ways. Not only for headaches but also in soothing my throat when my seasonal allergy attacks. Thank you for sharing the useful tips that may help me. Great post :) https://www.medylife.com/blog/health/best-neurologist-in-lucknow-get-the-complete-list-here/

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    Eva Armstead — 21.08.2017 14:32
    Hello My 70 year old sister has been suffering for several months from a combination of symptoms. Initially our GP thought that her problems were due to hayfever and sinusitis. She saw a sinus specialist, who examined her, and did a scan, and then said that her problem was not sinusitis but migraine. He therefore referred her to a neurologist who also examined her and did a scan - agreed that it was indeed migraine, but other than paracetemol or equivalent there was nothing else that could be done. She has now been suffering for several months from a combination of symptoms: severe pain and throbbing just under her eyes, a discharge which she calls disgusting from her nose into her mouth, and severe pressure in her head. At times she feels that if she could just lift the top of her head off to release the pressure she would feel better. Please can you help us by recommending somebody who would be able to help her back to health. Kind regards Eva Armstead Hello My 70 year old sister has been suffering for several months from a combination of symptoms. Initially our GP thought that her problems were due to hayfever and sinusitis. She saw a sinus specialist, who examined her, and did a scan, and then said that her problem was not sinusitis but migraine. He therefore referred her to a neurologist who also examined her and did a scan - agreed that it was indeed migraine, but other than paracetemol or equivalent there was nothing else that could be done. She has now been suffering for several months from a combination of symptoms: severe pain just under her eyes, a discharge which she calls disgusting from her nose into her mouth, and severe pressure in her head. At times she feels that if she could just lift the top of her head off to release the pressure she would feel better. In June we had to cancel a holiday to Moscow and St Petersburg, and we hoped that by now she would be feeling better, but in fact she is much worse, and she fears that if this goes on much longer she will become an invalid. Her general health is not too bad, if we discount the above. She has an under-active thyroid controlled by thyroxine, and this year her blood pressure has increased considerably, probably due to the above, so she has just been prescribed amlodipine. She has also had 5 lots of antibiotics in the past few months in an attempt to calm the sinusitis/migraine. In the past few weeks she has also been prescribed gapapentin, but is stopping them because she feels that they are only making her feel worse. We are now literally at our wits' end. Kind regards Eva

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      rachel — 23.08.2017 12:02
      Hello Eva, Sorry to hear that your sister has been so unwell. If she has been on a lot of antibiotics recently she should try a probiotic. I would suggest she avoid or cut out dairy products, as diary can make mucus and congestion worse. The herbal remedy Plantago might be of benefit for those with catarrah and sinusitis in the head area. If your sister suffers from migraines she could try high levels of magnesium and plenty of plain water; ask the health food shop about a good magnesium supplement. As your sister has other health conditions it might be an idea to check with a practitioner near you for extra support at www.BANT.org.uk.

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    Jason — 12.08.2017 12:55
    Hi l am Jason. I keep getting headaches at front of head and got bad hayfever and get anxity attacks and depression

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      Rachel — 14.08.2017 15:13
      Hello Jason, Sorry to hear that you are not feeling well. If your Headaches are caused by hayfever you could try Pollinosan. Although, there could be a number of other factors. The best advice is to discuss your symptoms with the doctor, to find the root cause of the headaches in case they are contributing to your anxiety and depression or making things worse.

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