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A 20-year-old female asked:

When i have a headache and shake my head it hurts intensely bad on left side near temple, is this normal?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
Kinda sorta: most people with bad headaches tend to remain still and quiet because movement tends to exacerbate there headaches. In your case, the left side of your head begins hurting much more when you move your head about by shaking. I don't know if that is common among headache people but it is true that there pain can get worse with movement. Www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR
Last updated Dec 28, 2020

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