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I'm so scared even to sleep because of headache

I have had a dull achy headache for the last few days I'm now convinced it's a brain tumour....my back and neck ache when my husband tried to massage my back it hurts but it hasn't helped...i have started a new job 2 weeks ago and am driving more so I don't know if I'm tense but all I know it I'm really scared as it's kind of constant 😭😭...am I overreacting??

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Same thing happened to me 2 months ago. I was convinced I also had a brain tumor due to headaches. It ended up just being tension headaches caused by stress and anxiety. Rubbing the knots out really helps. you probably don't have a brain tumor but if your really worried maybe go see a doctor and get an MRI or cat scan? Just a thought. Hope it all goes away soon.

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I'm trying so hard not to rush to the doctors like i previously do alot....can they be constant for days??? it's ok when I wake up then throughout the day it's comes and rarly goes on paracetmol which is why I'm thinking the worst

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Yes mine were constant from the minute I woke up to when I fell asleep at night. Do things to distract yourself or things that make you happy. I would try really really hard to not focus on it or get extremely anxious because I ended up getting derealization from all the worry. trust me it goes away. It may take a while but it goes away. I have health anxiety so I completely understand !

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thanks hun...its so horrible isn't it...as your know Google is my worst enemy at time like this...i just keep thinking to myself it is proberly the driving I'm doing concentrating more..eye strain as well ect

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I've had this for weeks finally have a massage scheduled next week. I can't even have any one massage me though cause it actually hurts. I'm so tense in upper trap muscles and neck that it goes to my head and behind my eye.

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Look its muscle tension, ive been in and out from the clinic for the past 2 years i got mostly all the heart test, gastro, any blood test and last test i got this year is MRI head and cervical because of headache and it comes out negative.. just remember when u feel 100% alright u dont feel headache, neck and shoulder aches but if you feel stressed and anxious neck and shoulder will start to sore and thats why u have headaches. Try to relax and deep breaths and have a massage at least a back massage it will ease it beleive me. Always exercise it helps a lot..

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