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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: It's not normal to have throbbing headache when you stand up, but it is unclear from your presentation what causes it. Either relate more history or s ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Normal=Common: No: While not normal, it is behavior, not optimal, not extremely rare, yet not necessarily serious, at least in the short term, also clearly not healthy. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
With the history: of headache and blacked out vision you need to go to the ER ASAP.
Dr. Maulik Shah
24 years experience Clinical Genetics
Autonomic dysfunctio: The symptoms you describe correspond to lack of appropriate blood pressure response and blood flow to the brain when changing position. This can be d ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Goloff
36 years experience Family Medicine
De-Stress, H2O, etc.: In most people a simple headache is the result of stress on your system. First, make sure to drink plenty of water. Then, go somewhere relaxing, and m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several reasons: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to s ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Hypertension?: Many possibilities: high post-exertional blood pressure, neck strain, low blood sugar, exertional migraine. With multiple, reasonable possibilities, o ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmed Ghaleb
31 years experience Pain Management
Vascular dilatation: As the temprature increase the blood vessels dilates and this explain the increase in the headache.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Hypertension?: Many possibilities: high post-exertional blood pressure, neck strain, low blood sugar, exertional migraine. With multiple, reasonable possibilities, o ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: this causes you to feel stressed and you develop tension in muscles of neck, shoulders and head. This could cause a tension headache.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Brain oxygen: Cigarett smoke cause red blood cells to deliver diminished oxygen to the brain, causing blood vessels in the brain to swell. The brain is in a closed ... Read More

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