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Every Time Stand Up My Head Pounds
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
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
Every time I stand up my head throbs and there is lots of pressure. I also feel lightheaded and dizzy. I have had a past of migraines and had a normal mri as recently as 4 months ago. I am not over weight. I weight 123lbs and am 5'2". My recent blood pres
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
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
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
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
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
Every time I stand up after sitting down (even for only a couple of minutes) I get intense head rush & dizzyness &cant see for 15 seconds. Why is this?
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
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
Every time I bend over or squat my head feels like it's about to explode. What could be the cause?
I bean feel dissi for the last two day's every time I put my head down what is wrong with me. I'm 63 years old?
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
I have a significant pressure sensation in my head that occurs every time I bend down or put my head forward. Is this serious?
Get examined: For positional vertigo and benign positional vertigo. ...Read more
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
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
I've had a mild headache at the back left of my head for about 2-3 days only really feel it every time I stand up from sitting or bed? What to do?
Sinus infection: Frontal sinus in forehead not uncommon with infection to feel increased discomfort with bending over. ...Read more
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
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
Hi. .. I had a bang to my head about a week ago... Ever since every time I hav a little cough my head is in pain?
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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
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?
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?
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
I have this lump behind my head that has been there for a few years. Its very small but every time I poke it, there's always a annoying pain.
Take it easy: Juat stop poking the lump. It's sounds to me a benign, means nothing to worry. ...Read more
Every time I cough it feels like my head is going to explode and its literally a sharp pain and it only occurs when I cough, what might I have?
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