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Can Tension Headaches Cause Dizziness
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I experience headaches almost everyday to every other day,it goes from migraines to tension headaches constantly. I get nauseas and dizzy all the time?
Needs evaluation: Headaches that occur constantly and associated with symptoms of dizziness should not be taken lightly. If this is happening more towards the evening it could be Tension headaches arising from the daily stressors of life. If this is happening intensely over a few months and then disappears this could Cluster headaches. However there are other sinister causes which can be ruled out by a CT scan ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dizziness, tension headache and pressure in my ears. Been going on for about a week, what could this be and how to get rid of it?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. Alternatively, you may take over the counter pain relief like acetaminophen and if the symptoms do not disappear in a week, see a doctor. Do not drink alcohol. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
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
I suddenly felt today bad heartburn/indigestion, hard to focus my near sighted vision, tension headache, dizziness, & sort of an out-of-it feeling?
See your PCP: Multiple symptoms. Not enough info. You need to be seen by your pcp and evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more
I'm having muscle tension, headaches, and dizziness really bad. Is this normal for a ear infection?
Severe forehead headache, neck pain, ear pain , dizzy head very heavy is it a combination of sinus and tension headache? Eyes heavy too.Spin sensation
See a doctor: I'm sorry, but we can't diagnose you from online. Please see a physician who can properly take your history, examine you, and treat you. Please do this as soon as you can -- sinus infections can worsen if not addressed. Be well. ...Read more
Severe tension headache pain behind eyes in through mouth and even in my throat neck sharp shooting pain nauseated dizzy tired is this normal?
Can a tension headache at the back of the skull and a tender left side of neck be related to slight vertigo when moving head quickly? If not, ideas?
Tension-type: Headache can develop from episodic Headache. The clinical presentation of attacks. The headaches are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles (neck), vertigo, dizziness as well as pain in the pericranial muscles. This condition must be professionally managed. Rec.: see orofacial pain/headache specialist. ...Read more
I am a 26 year old female. I took my BP due to stress, headache, dizziness and slightly blurred vision. My BP was 164/102. Do i need to go to er?
Hypertension, Stress: Your Health is Precious! Even though, stress can cause headache, dizziness, and increase in Blood pressure, it is necessary to go to E.R. for Diagnosis and Treatment of Blood pressure 164/102, dizziness and slightly blurred vision. Health is Wealth! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unknown!: Tension headaches are characterized by dull, non-pulsatile discomfort on both sides of the temples and forehead. Typically last for 30-60 min or for days. Affect at least 40% of adults in any given year. Occur most commonly in the early morning and late afternoon. The morning variety is often triggered by lack of sleep, awkward sleeping positions, hangovers and caffeine withdrawal. Cause unknown! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tension headaches: Tension headaches are the most common kind of headaches people have. About 30-80% of adult americans has these occasionally; about 3% have them daily. Women are twice as likely as men to have them. There are many causes; no one thing for everyone. For much more information: http://www.Webmd.Com/migraines-headaches/guide/tension-headaches. ...Read more
I have painful tension headaches starting at the back of my head near my neck. What could possibly be the cause of that?
You said it: The most common cause of tension headache is--tension. If you have no neurologic symptoms and your neck is sore / stiff this is the most likely diagnosis. How is your emotional state? How well do you deal with stress? But if neurologic symptoms besides pain are present, see a neurologist. ...Read more
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