For the past 3 or so days I have had a terrible headache and felt so tired that it makes no sense. I've been skipping class in order to sleep more (nearly 2x as much as I normally sleep) but it's not helping. Typically when I get headaches, drinking water makes it go away but I've been drinking lots of water and taking tylenol and it isn't helping. I think it might be caffeine withdrawal since it started right after I switched from diet pepsi to sprite zero. I was drinking about 750mL of diet pepsi a day, which is similar to a cup of coffee worth of caffeine. What should I do?

Age: 18
Gender: female
Health: overweight, but typically eats well and gets in some exercise, has PCOS
Other facts: period started after about a day and a half of this, could it be related?

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replied October 21st, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Lose weight, avoid pepsi and other soft drinks. Reduce caffeine intake to minimum Take some tylenol for the headache and modify diet and lifestyle for better outcome of PCOS management.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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