Ask an expert
Question

20 Jul 2005

Headache everyday
Hi Doc
I suffer from panic attacks and I have heavy sinusis.I got this heavy headache the other day.It started from the back of my ears through my head and it stayed on the top if my head.Now it feels like that it is moving around my head and sometimes I have a pain behind my eye.Then sometimes I feel it in my shoulder.Could it be from the tension and stress of my work.Can u pls prefer me to some Doctor .I live in the Bellville South area.
Thank u
Answer 407 views
Expert
Headache expert
Headache expert

01 Jan 0001

Dear Baby Blue,

Panic attacks occur much more frequently in headache sufferers, and vise versa. The sinuses are also often involved in headaches. This means that yhere may be a number of things contributing to your problem, and to get the best result, they must all be identified and treated.

To get to the root of the problem you need what is called a “multidisciplinary” approach. There are many different structures in the head and neck, all of which can be involved in the headache process, and no single specialist has all the knowledge necessary to make a comprehensive assessment and diagnosis. For this reason, the combined the expertise of different specialists who would normally treat headache patients in isolation, is co-ordinated into a single more comprehensive body of knowledge. This enables a more comprehensive treatment plan, in which all the contributing factors are addressed. If you are in Belville, call the following number for help - 0861678911.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
32% - 9432 votes
No
68% - 19943 votes
Vote