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Every time I stand up my head throbs to the point that I cant move with the pain?

Every time I stand up my head throbs to the point that I cant move with the pain?

Need more info: Several things may be happening. Are you under treatment for high blood pressure? Are you overweight? Have you had a checkup at your family physician's off recently? If so was any mention of a problem with your heart rate and/or rhythm? Make an appt very soon with him/her to be checked out. ...Read more

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Every time I stand up my head hurts, I get really dizzy, and have trouble seeing. What could be wrong?

Every time I stand up my head hurts, I get really dizzy, and have trouble seeing. What could be wrong?

YOU NEED TO BE CHECK: You need to be evaluated by your doctor or a neurologist with your symptoms, if you can not get an appointment go to er. You have symptoms of headache, really dizzy and on top of that trouble seing. These are symptoms which can not be ignored. I don't know why you are trying to find help on this sight.
You need a thorough evaluation including history physical, blood test and imaging like MRI etc. ...Read more

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Every time I bend over and stand up I get really lite headed?

Every time I bend over and stand up I get really lite headed?

Orthostatic: This is termed orthostasis. You should be checked out. Drink plenty of fluids, hold blood pressure medications and see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I stop my head from spinning every time I get up or stand up?

How can I stop my head from spinning every time I get up or stand up?

Depends: The most common reason for the symptom you describe is dehydration. If you are chronically dehydrated because you don't drink enough water or drink too much caffeine or alcohol (both cause dehydration) then that is a simple fix. However, anemia, middle-ear infections or other possible causes can lead to the same symptoms. If you hydrate better and still have the symptoms then see a doctor. ...Read more

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I get giddy every time I put my head down. It lasts for a few seconds?

I get giddy every time I put my head down. It lasts for a few seconds?

Hyperventilation: You may be experiencing hyperventilating the fact by having the lungs press against the heart when you lean forward after taking a deep breath. Also this might indicate a coronary steel phenomenon with blood vessels in the thoracic neck. Seek medical advice of these symptoms get worse or become more frequent. ...Read more

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Every time I bend over to pick somthing up and stand back up I get really lite headed?

Every time I bend over to pick somthing up and stand back up I get really lite headed?

Positional low BP: Postural or orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure) may be the cause. In older individuals, sluggish cardiovascular reflexes that normally would keep the BP up with changes in position may be the culprit. Otherwise, look for causes of dehydration or adverse effects of medications. There are rarer causes that may be more serious. If persistent, you should consult your physician. ...Read more

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Is it common for your head to hurt every time you step outside? What could be causing this?

Is it common for your head to hurt every time you step outside? What could be causing this?

Uncommon: Headache brought on by simply going outside isn't normal. There may be an anxiety connection resulting in a muscle contraction tension headache. Exposure to very cold air may cause some sinus type discomfort in some people prone to paranasal congestion. If headaches are frequent, evaluation by a neurologist is recommended. ...Read more

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Sometimes every so often I get radom sharp pains in my head that last for second every time, im not sure why and they don't happen all time?

Sometimes every so often I get radom sharp pains in my head that last for second every time, im not sure why and they don't happen all time?

Nerve pain: Random, sharp shooting pains like you are describing are often nerve pains that have different possible causes. They can be caused by the nerve being excitable and firing off an impulse, or can be due to the nerve being touched by the sides of a tight foramen or opening in the spine where the nerve comes out. A lot depends on the pattern or events surrounding the pain - see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I sit or lay down and get back up, everything goes black and I get a pain in my head and sometimes fall. It lasts for 3-8 seconds. Recently, it has gotten super bad, happening every time I get up. Is this bad?

Hypotension: It sounds like your blood pressure is going down when you sit or lay down and not equilibrating when you get up. This is a condition known as postural hypotension. There are many causes. I am more worried about the pain in your head that you describe as severe! You need to be seen in the emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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Cicking sound every time I turn my head to the left. What could this be?

Cicking sound every time I turn my head to the left. What could this be?

Clicking sound: The spine has joints at every level. As you turn your head the joints slide in two dimensions. The clicking is probably related to some oddity in one of those joints. If you are not having any pain and the range of motion in your neck is normal (and you have no tingling/numbness in your arms/hands) then its nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Every time I bite down especially on something chewy I get a mild pain down the right side of my head. What may it be?

Strained muscle?: If the pain is running along the side of your head it is most likely a strained temporalis or masseter muscle. The temperomandibular joiint (TMJ) on that side may also have some internal derangement. Assuming all that stuff is fine then it could be a cracked molar. You may want to see your dentist for an evaluation. They should be able to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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I've been getting headaches for the past few days. Every time I get up from sitting or laying down my head starts to hurt. What should I do?

I've been getting headaches for the past few days. Every time I get up from sitting or laying down my head starts to hurt. What should I do?

Not good. You may: Be having exertional headaches. This needs to be evaluated, preferably, by a Neurologist. Good luck ...Read more

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Every time I look up or even move my head, I get a severe pain in the front of my head. This has gone on for nearly 4 days now. What is this?

Several things: There could be several thing causing this. It could be a sinus issue, neck or much less likely an intracranial problem. If this persists you'll need someone to examine you. ...Read more

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Y is it every time I hold my head down or bend over my forehead is hurting me?

Y is it every time I hold my head down or bend over my forehead is hurting me?

Sinus infection: Frontal sinus in forehead not uncommon with infection to feel increased discomfort with bending over. ...Read more

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Hello good evening my problem to much head pain and every time I'm angry fill please help me?

Hello good evening my problem to much head pain and every time I'm angry fill please help me?

Stress management: If the pain is only associated with anger, it is could be due to stress. Stress can cause an increase in adrenaline which causes blood vessels to constrict in the head. Consider taking a meditation class, buying a Heart Math device, or just breathing deeply and slowly when you are angry (count to 4 on inhale and exhale). Recognize triggers for anger and focus on those things you can change. ...Read more

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Why is it every time I hold my head down or bend over am feeling a pain in the moddle my forehead?

Why is it every time I hold my head down or bend over am feeling a pain in the moddle my forehead?

Sinus Headache: It's impossible to make a diagnosis over the internet, so see your doctor. But, a common cause of headaches in the forehead, especially when bending over, is sinus congestion. After your doctor excludes other causes, it can be treated with nasal saline and an antihistamine (both available without a prescription). Sometimes a nasal steroid spray can help. ...Read more

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I have a headache where every time I move my head suddenly, it hurts. How to treat this headache without taking pills?

Eat: If you haven't eaten for awhile, you may get a headache from having low blood sugar. Our brain needs blood sugar to function properly. If you eat something, you're blood sugar will go up and most likely your headache will go away. Some people experience headaches if you do not eat carbs for the same reason. Our brains love to use carbs for energy. Try a snack to see if the headache goes away. ...Read more

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Every time I wake up I get a severe headache at the back of my head (bottom half) feels like I've been kicked really hard?

Every time I wake up I get a severe headache at the back of my head (bottom half) feels like I've been kicked really hard?

Poss neck pain: Your head pain after waking in back of head is most likely from arthritis in neck which may getting stretched during sleep. You have history of chronic pain. ...Read more

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My head hurts every time I stand up from lying down... it started last night and is still occurring this morning. What should I do?

My head hurts every time I stand up from lying down... it started last night and is still occurring this morning. What should I do?

Headache on Rising: Again this is a sign of something wrong that needs evaluation. This could be anything from dehydration, low blood pressure, sinusitis, to something more severe. Please go see a doctor today. ...Read more

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I have a spot on the left side of my head that gets a feeling of a pin prick every time I move it to a side or up/down. Any insight?

No idea: There are too many unknowns to be able to make even educated guess. How long have you had this "spot"? Is there a change in the skin over the "spot"? Any other symptoms? What's your age, medical history, etc? ...Read more