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Hi All,
Question:
Are headaches a "norm" when you have a pituitary tumor? I'm still in the early stages of testing, so all I know is an MRI showed a 3mm microadenoma in the inferior aspect of the left pituitary. My labs are all over the place, low in IGF1, DHEA, insulin growth and low end of testosterone and also looks like I have the antibodies for Hashimotto. I am on Armour Thyroid, but I still feel horrible. I've noticed the last couple of days I have been getting headaches at night, when I lay down in bed, mostly in the temple area, but last night was behind my left eye. I have noticed my vision has gotten worse over the last couple of months, nothing major, but noticeable worse. Any help will be appreciated....

Thanks!
Mary (a.k.a Baldylocks)
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I believe it's the hormone changes that cause headaches and vision problems, which can range from mild to severe, and from intermittent to constant.
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I always get them and so do most with pit tumors. Oddly, most of the docs will say it is not a symptom.
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