I've suffered from daily horrible intense chronic tension headaches the past 5 months which I believe where due to stress which caused a "flare up" in my tmj so I saw a nuerologist who diagnosed me with chronic tension headaches. The past week I've been taking topamax and an anti-inflamatory which has significantly reduced my pain. However, my head feels sooo weak and weird! I was wondering if this was a normal healing process since I was in pain for so long? Also, I've been suffering from hypersensitive hearing-been cotton balling it for 3 weeks! The ENT thinks its a vitamin B difiency...I believe its correlated with the changes of my head. Any suggestions, insight, info?
I thought Topomax was for migraines not tension headaches. I am surprised you got prescribed that. It could make your head feel weak and weird. It is fondly refered to as Dopomax for its propensity to make you a complete idiot. However most of us would rather be a fool without a headache, than intelligent and in pain. As well if you've only been taking it a week that side effect may take a couple of weeks to wear off, so there is hope it will still go away.
I get super sensitive hearing when my jaw joints are bothering me. I went to an ear, nose, and throat specialist and all they could say was ear plugs. If it is a vitamin B deficiency that is easy enough to figure out. Just a little blood test, and the cure is equally easy. A big honking B vitamin. I hope for your sake it is a deficiency. Spidey man hearing isn't the greatest.
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