Welcome. I'm sorry you're going through a tough time right now.
You're questions sound like excellent questions to ask a doctor. The symptoms could be anything including withdrawal symptoms from the blood pressure medication, migraine headaches, or tension headaches. I'm not qualified to say either.
I have found that sitting and having a good discussion with my doctor about my concerns, my symptoms and what I'm feeling helps put my mind at ease. I will often write my questions down and take them with me, in case I forget when I'm there.
I also talk to both my doctor and the pharmacist when I get my prescriptions filled to find out about side effects and drug interactions. I sometimes search online for the drug information to ensure I know what I can take with that medication and so that I know what to expect in side effects.
If I experience a change when I start a medication or come off it, I go back to the doctor as well. Often it's a side effect that will go away but then I can be sure that it's not something serious that will have more serious effects later.
Good luck. Let us know how it goes.
I have been experiencing very similiar symptoms that you have mentioned. I have had continual headaches begininning near the lower back of my head, going up to the top of my head, lightheadedness at times, some nausea, average heartrate of 104 beats per minute, I do feel the heartbeats like all over my body at times. I have also seemed to feel unusually thirsty like I have to keep a bottle of water with me at all times. I also have had some tenderness in my eyes. I was wondering what your MRI and MRA showed up if anything. Please let me know asap as I have been worried if it is something more serious. I did have a brain MRI done yesterday but they said they would not have results in to my doctor for 3-5 buisness days. I hope your feeling better.
Thank you for all of your encouragement. I hope that you are right. I have lots of prayers going for me also and that makes me feel strong. I will definitely give you an update following my appointment.please keep me in your prayers.
Great job hanging in there for the MRI. My doctor just recommend that I get one since I have had this rotating headache for the past three weeks. Actually, he didn't recommend it; I more or less persisted. My headache rotates around my head a bit. Most of the time, it on the left but sometimes its in the front and then at the vertz and then behind the ears. It koinda of plays with me a bit. Of course, my number one concern is that I have some sort of brain tumor. (I always think the worst, have lsight panic/anxiety issues). I just dont understand how I could have a persistent headache for three weeks now. But, I take solace in the fact that your MRI was negative. Im hoping for the same as it seems we are in the same boat. My doctor seems to think its a sinus related problem since this hwole started with pressure behind my left eye but who knows....
I certainly wish you the best and will keep you in my prayers. Is your blood pressure up at all? I was noticing many reasons recently that cause headaches other than migraines, or things more serious like anyeurisms or tumors. Also, where your headaches were behind your eye, have you been to an eye doctor lately? Just curious. They are still doing other test on me mainly to find out why my heartrate and blood pressure have been up. Let me know how your MRI turns out.
I know it is easy to worry in the position that you are in. I was extremely concerned over the last few weeks, and what I have noticed my anxiety magnified all of the symptoms that I had. I would definitely utilize this Holiday weekend to try and relax as much as possible. Try to drink lots of water and get plenty of rest. I would definitley try to get in front of a doctor and get their diagnosis to be safe. I had an MRI done, they said it was normal. I still have some headaches. Recently I have found many things that can cause headaches. Blood pressure, heartrate, stress, It could be a migraine even though you may not feel the pain to be excrutiating. Where you said it is on one side and sensitive to light. But again it could be a number of things. I am not a doctor, I have been reading alot lately with the symptoms I have had. My main thing is try not to worry too much. If you would like, I will pray for you. I know God makes the difference!
Your very welcome. It really helps when you have people to talk with that had similiar trials. This forum has been great for me because sometimes family and friends don't really understand what you are experiencing. Please keep me posted on how you are doing and let me know what Doctor says. Happy holidays to you and your family also!