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Can tension headache cause dizziness an make u sick to stomach everyday . ?

Can tension headache  cause dizziness an make u sick to stomach     everyday . ?

Definitely yes: It is not unusual for patients with TTH to experience migraine-like symptoms (throbbing headache, visual disturbances, dizziness, fatigue and nausea). See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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My bp is 100/68. I am 29 yr female. Recently lost 30 pounds. Have had a tension headache all day. No dizziness. Is this normal? I use to run 130/88.

My bp is 100/68. I am 29 yr female. Recently lost 30 pounds. Have had a tension headache all day. No dizziness. Is this normal? I use to run 130/88.

Probably BP is fine: Was that 30 extra lbs or are you losing w/o needing to? Very different - right? See your Dr about the tension headache if it's frequent. It's good you're not dizzy and that your high BP seems resolved. ...Read more

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Can neck sprains give you tension headaches and make you feel dizzy?

Can neck sprains give you tension headaches and make you feel dizzy?

Yes: Yes, neck sprains with discl and facet injury can cause headaches arising in the back of the head and radiating into the temple. Also there are symptoms of dizziness associated with neck sprain or whiplash injuries. ...Read more

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I've suffered with tension headaches for a month now. Now I have started feeling dizzy when moving around and the headaches are more pressurised :(?

I've suffered with tension headaches for a month now. Now I have started feeling dizzy when moving around and the headaches are more pressurised :(?

Might not be tension: Diffuse headache in a young lady coud be atypical migraine or even benign intracraniel hypertension. If the headaches are worse on reclining and associated with blurring of vision i'd consider the latter diagnosis. Have your neurologist take a good look in the back of your eyes at the veins. If they are not pulsating spontaneously your intracraniel pressure may be elevated. Meds help a lot. ...Read more

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Tension headaches when i wake up? Feeling very tired and hard to wake up even with proper amount of rest getting dizzy throughout the day here n there

Tension headaches when i wake up? Feeling very tired and hard to wake up even with proper amount of rest getting dizzy throughout the day here n there

Consider simple anew: Before going into significant diagnostics it may be wroth considering something as simple as changing your pillow. Stress on the neck can cause tension headaches because of where nerves are located. ...Read more

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Dizzy, head feels heavy&i feel like i'm falling to the left.Headache w tight neck(tension headache?) is dizziness related to headache? What can I do?

Dizzy, head feels heavy&i feel like i'm falling to the left.Headache w tight neck(tension headache?) is dizziness related to headache? What can I do?

Complex headache: If you are truly having a persistent tendency to fall to the left with your headache, this is a specific abnormal neurological symptom and you need a full evaluation. This is not a feature of common headaches like muscle tension, and would be very rare even for migraine headache. Don't try any specific treatment until the cause of the headache is determined. ...Read more

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Severe tension headaches that I have almost everyday and get dizzy. I am worried this might be a brain tumor. Should i be concerned? I am 20 years old

Severe tension headaches that I have almost everyday and get dizzy. I am worried this might be a brain tumor. Should i be concerned? I am 20 years old

Headaches: If you have severe headaches frequently, you should see your primary care physician and/or a neurologist for evaluation. That doesn't preclude feeling concerned, but it could go a long way towards resolving your worries and providing whatever help you might need. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Tension Headache (Definition)

Tension headache is a condition where there is dull pressure or pain within the head, often associated with muscle tension, especially the muscles in the back of ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more