Executive Medicine of Texas in
Southlake, TX 76092
Contact Dr. Walter Gaman
"There's a reason global patients seek us out"
As a physician who believes in preventative medicine, I am pleased to see that you are taking the first step to improving your health. I am experienced in Age Prevention, Executive Health, and Bio-identical Hormone replacement.
Headaches have been experienced by almost everyone at some point in their lives. For example, up to 90% of adults have reported experiencing tension headaches, and 28 million people in the US alone have had a migraine. There are currently 150 different categories of headaches that vary in intensity, cause, and cure.
Here are just a few of the countless symptoms associated with some of the most common headache types:
Mild pain, tightness, or pressure on both sides of the head with no specific pattern as to when it occurs.
Intense throbbing, pounding, or pulsating on one side of the head that lasts up to 48 hours.
Pain triggered by specific factors such as stress, disrupted sleep patterns, or even certain types of foods.
Vision disturbances such as blind spots, blurred vision, eye pain, stars, or tunnel vision. These are called auras, and they can occur anywhere from a few minutes to an entire day before the actual headache hits.
Severe pain behind one of the eyes that occurs at least twice a day for 30 to 90 minutes at a time. This is generally followed by redness in the eye, a runny nose, and congestion.
Headache symptoms can either lead to or coincide with a number of other conditions. Some of these include:
Loss of appetite
Nausea and vomiting
Sensitivity to light
Chronic headaches and migraines can both be the result of hormonal imbalance. Imbalanced hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and cortisol can lead to painful headaches. In women, hormone-induced headaches are often a sign of menopause.
In addition to hormonal imbalance there are a number of other factors that can lead to headaches:
Abnormal brain activity
Unusual activity in the hypothalamus.
Headaches caused by hormonal imbalance are treatable with bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT. BHRT uses hormones that are biologically identical to those your body creates naturally.
This stands in contrast to conventional HRT, which uses synthetic hormones. Your doctor may prescribe hormones in the form of pills, pellets, gels or patches, all of which are safe and effective.
For non-hormonal chronic headaches, your doctor may recommend:
Blood pressure or seizure medications
Nausea medicines or sedatives for treating individual symptoms
Don't Live with Pain
Headaches can make everyday life a difficult slog. BHRT may provide the solution you need to rid yourself of migraines and other chronic headaches. Please call (817) 527-1601 or contact Dr. Walter Gaman online.
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Walter Gaman, MD is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American Board of Family Practice. He is the co-author of a number of books including Executive Medicine: Optimizing Your Chances for a Longer Life, Stay Young: 10 Proven Steps to Ultimate Health, and Age to Perfection: How to Thrive to 100 Healthy, Happy, and Wise.
He is a seasoned professional and medical expert,and a regular on Fox News Radio, as well as Good Morning Texas. In addition, he co-hosts the nationally syndicated Staying Young RadioShow which can be heard locally on both 570 AM KLIF and Sirius XM CH131.
As a founding partner at Executive Medicine of Texas, Dr. Gaman’s passion is to educate people on how they can be proactive about their health. He believes everyone has the ability to reach their 100th birthday, while still having a smile on their face and a skip in their step. It was this very passion for health that lead Newsweek Magazine to name him “Best Doctor in Texas” in 2010. He is honored to receive this and the many other accolades, but always remembers that the biggest reward comes from serving others in their health needs.
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