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Why do I keep having these headaches?

Over 50 Newbie here…I have been having this daily headache for about 6 months. It started right after I had this weird cigarette smoke smell (phantosmia) that wouldn’t go away. My headache starts every morning around 8 or 9. They are mainly left side of my head around my temple and ear. It comes and goes throughout the day, along with blurred vision, tinnitus and upset stomach. My ENT said I don’t have a sinus infection. He sent me to have a MRI. The results of my MRI were “Suggested congenital hypoplastic A1 segment of the right anterior cerebral artery. Mild mucosal thickening scattered bilateral ethmoid air cells and frontal sinuses.” Waiting to get a follow up appointment with my ENT this week.

Why do I have these headaches?

I do wish the headache would go away. I don’t like to feel this way everyday!
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1530171 tn?1448129593
Well, it would be interesting to find out the following:

1. The extend of the hypoplasia  of your artery.
2. What triggered the onset of your symptoms.
3. What are you allergic or sensitive to , in hopes of explaining  the mild mucosa thickening.
(You may have mild sinusitis)  Look into Dr. Coca's Pulse Test  to self-test for any allergies, sensitivities and intolerance to anything you ingest. free download.
4.  Does vitamin C supplementation ( taper up to 4x 500mg daily ) or  B12  Methylocobalamin
1000 mcg daily help ameliorate your symptoms? You may  want to consider 2 separate trials.
5. Vitamin D levels. Treating vitamin D deficiency may help reduce the recurrence rate of vertigo, according to study. Need to rule out benign paroxysmal positional vertigo ( BPPV )
---Talaat, H.S. et al. Reduction of recurrence rate of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo by treatment of severe vitamin D deficiency. Auris Nasus Larynx, 2015.---

Hope this helps,

Best wishes,
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Thanks for you help...
1.I take a multivitamin daily.
2. I do occasionally have vertigo and have to go lay down until it stops.(2-3 times per year)
3. I take an allergy pill daily. I don't know what allergies I have but the pill keeps me from getting unexplained hives.
4. I also take Gabapentin for leg/back pain and Metoprolol for high blood pressure spikes
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