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Getting Headaches? Pseudotumor Cerebri – A Dangerous (And Often Unrecognized) Complication of Obesity - Dr Sue
Amongst the many medical problems that can accompany obesity, one that may fly under the radar (due to lack of awareness in the health care community) is pseudotumor cerebri, or idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). IIH is a condition where the pressures in the brain are elevated. Symptoms include headache, blurry vision or transient defects in vision; …