Ashley has had headaches every day for a year

The most common symptoms of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension include severe debilitating headaches that can worsen with exertion, a whooshing sound in one or both ears, vomiting, memory loss and mood swings and mobility problems.

Loading Comments
  • Ashley has had headaches every day for a year
    Ashley has had headaches every day for a year
  • Ashley has had headaches every day for a year
  • Ashley has had headaches every day for a year

The condition, which causes too much cerebrospinal fluid to be produced that then builds up inside the skull, affects one or two people in every 100,000. It mostly affects women of childbearing age. However, men and children can also sometimes be affected.

Treatment is aimed at preventing permanent visual loss and decreasing the build-up of fluid in the brain and may include surgery. For many people, a combination of medical and surgical treatment can help to control their symptoms.

It is essential to detect the condition early and to start treatment early to prevent permanent loss of vision occurring.


Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.


Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Sussed in the City

why I wanted to be She-Ra Princess of Power or Morten Harket from A-Ha




Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

The ridiculous state funeral awarded to the bones of Richard the third.

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.