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Why do i get headaches after travel

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Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Multiple Factors: Dehydration especially after alcoholic drinks, sleep deprivation, and "jet lag" all contribute to these headaches. Try to keep you activities as "norm ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Headache: If this is something new you have to be evaluated by a doctor.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I would : Try taking aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofin prior to getting on, not sure what it is about the ride that's doing it but stopping it before it starts can ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Tension likely: I would wager a bet that most people experience some degree of tension during such procedures, which can lead to headache.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Unclear: But your doc can fix it.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Headaches: Most likely your blood pressure is running high. Please get your BP checked when you have headache
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
10 years experience General Practice
Barometric pressure: Two thirds of chronic pain patients are sensitive to changes in atmospheric pressure. Less pressure means our tissues and vessels swell a little, whic ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Do you tend to hold your breath while doing something strenuous or lifting a weight? Do you exercise on an empty stomach, after insufficient sleep, o ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jagdish Mishra
37 years experience Cardiology
Blood pooling: Some people, after eating might feel dizzy as most of the blood goes around GI system to help food digest ie less blood going to the brain and some mi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Exertional headache?: Exertional headaches are a primary headache type. They are brought on by physical activity. They last 5 min to 48 hrs. The trick is to either avoid th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Expasnsion: Cereal, starches, and other foods often expand after it is eaten and absorbs all of the liquid that it can. Sometimes eating more slowly helps you con ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not uncommon!: Post exertional headaches are common, because your arteries are wide open and carrying more blood after exercise. Intensity is a factor. You can work ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Endorphins?: Exercise is great stuff - it releases enorphins, a natural pain killer and also helps reduce stress and anxiety. The latter may contribute to muscle t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Get hold of good med: There are some very good medicines now available for treating migraines.They are called triptans but you need a prescription to get them.You should al ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Try smaller meals: There is no good answer, however, it would be worthwhile reducing the size of the servings. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fr ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Poor reserve...: You have a compromised cardiac output.....when you eat significant blood diverted to GI system....leading to reduced supply to periphery....
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Headache and crying: It may be due to the emotional stress that caused the crying or it may be related to the muscle contractions that occur as you cry. I would suspect ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Try taking an over : Counter pain relief pill, at low dose, half hour before starting the run.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Headband headaches: If you get headaches only when you wear headbands than stop wearing them, or dont wear them too tight in some cases headbands can be triggers for mig ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: There are many causes of headaches, including muscle tension (particularly in the neck and shoulders) and eye strain. Perhaps the most common cause o ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Very common: Probably the body's instinctual means to assist with the recovery aspect after sexual activity. This is why most people have sex as a pre-sleep activ ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Much more info: From what you've provided, it is impossible to tell you anything. Think for a moment and revise your question. Tell us more about yourself and your bo ... Read More

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