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how come i get headaches whenever i have my car heater on?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Car induced headache: Consider a carbon monoxide leak into your car. Drive with a window open and have a check for carbon monoxide levels. Excessive heat in the car can contribute to headaches headache especially if the windows are closed and there is a lot of up and down movement of the car. Sit in the front seat.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Carbon Monoxide???: Unique. I would get the car checked out asap. Do other passengers have similar reactions while sitting in your car? This could be dangerous.

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Last updated Dec 14, 2015

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