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September 05, 2014

REPORT FROM FLATHEAD COUNTY

I just spent a few days in the area, to tour Glacier National Park and environs, which I strongly encourage everyone to do before the shrinking glaciers disappear entirely in 10-15 years.

Anyway, at the end of my stay, I drove the stretch of Hwy 93 from Whitefish Lake (just north of Whitefish) to Flathead Lake (south of Kalispell). It all seemed pretty normal to me.

I did, however, notice that I woke up early every morning with a splitting headache which very gradually subsided; and, no, I can't blame it on alcohol. So, my theory is that a lot of other folks have the same problem, and the resulting irritability explains all the stories we've been reading.

Hope that clears things up.

Richard Lee

The headaches are caused by the rays being beamed at the area by hostile extraterrestrials.

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I'm pretty sure the extraterrestrials outsouced the beams to a company in South Dakota.

I think this is best explained by the following image:
http://duckboy.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/540x360/521038d3e98391b49ed35b0dcfe49472/4/1/417_4.jpg

(All of the Duckboy cards are really funny!)

I thought maybe they were caused by the Concern Rays beamed by the rest of us.

Squirrel rays?

10-5 years ago they said the glaciers were going to disappear. The time loop the experts are in may be causing the headaches.

Richard, the headaches you experienced each morning while you were visiting Glacier National Park could be due to the elevation of the region and having reduced blood oxygen level while you slept. You may also have undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Awakening with a headache that gradually goes away is one of the few outward symptoms of OSA (besides being extremely tired during the day.) Get this checked when you return home with your doctor because OSA is a life threatening condition. Once it has been diagnosed, OSA can be treated by a medical doctor through a combination of weight loss and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy. Mild to moderate OSA can sometimes be effectively treated by a dentist).

No dang wonder they heads is flat if they hurt all the time.

Thanks, Marc. Yes, I did figure elevation could be the cause. And I'd already been discussing with my ENT getting my septum undeviated, as it's likely to be causing apnea. Your positing that connection is helpful.

COG, I think you're onto something.

I had included a pic as proof (of the location, not the headaches) to Dave -- here's a scaled-down version, if anyone cares.

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