I'm a 25 year old female who, for the past few months now, has had a daily, almost constant headache. Light and sound doesn't make it worse, but moving around seems to make it worse. Of course, sometimes it also gets worse for no apparent reason. I've tried pretty much every OTC med out there and a few prescription migraine medications (not that I even think it's a migraine - I've had those before, and this feels different) and nothing seems to touch it. It feels the worst around the temples, but the pain extends to basically every part of my head. Are there any other remedies out there that others can recommend? Preferably something that I can get at a store. I'd rather not go to the doctor if I don't have to. Thanks for any advice.
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replied January 31st, 2013
Hello! Welcome on eHealth forum and hope you find a satisfactory answer to your query!

If the headache worsens with moving around then you need to rule out three things: high blood pressure, pinched nerve in cervical spine and benign intracranial hypertension. You would need to consult a doctor for this. Usual pain killers will not help, as this pain will only go on treating the cause. Hope this helps. Take care!



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