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8 Year Old With Headaches Wakes Frequently During The Night

by Giovanna

Hello, My name is Giovanna. I have an 8 year old boy. He is being treated for headaches. He has not been to a sleep clinic yet, he has an appointment for the end of April. An MRI was recommended by the neurologist since he's been having consecutive headaches for more than a year already.

We have just started the process to figure out was causing his headaches, the neurologist gave us a headache log and a sleep log with a couple more things to follow. I'm attaching his January Sleep Log and as you can see there's not a single day since January 16 that he doesn't wakes up at different and several times at night.

This has been always normal for him and us but now that we are following the doctor's orders I'm starting to worry and wonder if this is normal. He is always telling us that he wakes up tired and the headaches are every other day.

Can you please give me any suggestions or you opinion? I'll really appreciated. Thank you.

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Nov 30, 2015
Any answers? NEW
by: Anonymous

My 10 year old has a similar problem. Have you discovered anything?

Dec 03, 2015
My daughter had migraines at 3 years old NEW
by: Anonymous

Believe it or not, I was going crazy and didn't know what to do. She five hours straight with a migraine. Well, my doctor suggested I switch all her food to organic and most importantly the milk all dairy and eggs. And that same day her headaches stopped. Give it a try for a week. My daughters headache stopped that same day. Two years later my mom took her for a couple hours and accidentally gave her non organic milk and she woke up again with a bad headache and she cried so much. Never again I went to non organic. I hope this helps

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