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Exhaustion Head Pressure
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
Fatigue: I'm not sure what you mean by head pressure. If this is something new for you, I think you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Fatigue?: Fatigue and head pressure are not necessarily related. Please explain in detail exactly what you are experiencing and how it happens. What happens first, what triggers the symptoms, what makes it better or worse, etc. I wish you well! ...Read more
FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more
Several: Could be any number of issues.. fatigue is a symptom, not a disease. Have labs done, look for anemia, liver or kidney problems. Consider heart or breathing issues. Important to be evaluated for signs of depression, anxiety and stress.. A good Dr can help.. Best Wishes, Dr Steve ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Increased pressure: Laughing causes abdominal contraction which leads to increased abdominal pressure leading to increased intracranial pressure. If you have a sinus condition, this could feel uncomfortable. If you have baseline elevated increased intracranial pressure, this too would feel uncomfortable. You should see your primary care physician to assess if you have further symptoms of these conditions. ...Read more
Increased ICP: Increased intracranial pressure (ICP) can occur after Valsalva maneuvers that include straining, sneezing, bending down, coughing, or laughing. Patients can feel head pressure as a result. If your head pressure is transient, then it is likely related to the laughing episode. If it persists or changes in nature, you should seek out a neurologist. Reference: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12890138 ...Read more
Yes: The most sensitive and accurate diagnosis can be achieved by a physician - simply by asking you questions, and by thoroughly examining you. If an ear, nose, & throat doctor (otolaryngologist) still has questions after that, imaging studies (x-rays or ct scans) can help them sort things out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So much back pain and head pressure. I also have pain on the side of my head. What could be wrong?
I am taking 20mg Lexapro (escitalopram) daily. Could too much Lexapro (escitalopram) cause head pressure. Thanks?
Unlikely: yes, these drugs can cause head pressure, but rare. You may be having tension headaches ...Read more
Dizziness that comes in bouts over me all day and head pressure, why? Its effecting my life. Its all i thibk about
I am having persistent head pressure just above my right eyebrow that comes with pain from time to time. Sometimes, it throbs. Causes?
Recommendation : Need to know if this occurs with nasal congestion. If yes, you can use nasal spray Flonase or Nasacort or nasonex one spray each nostril twice a day for a week and then once a day. And Advil cold and sinus is very good medicine for this condition. Just try one of this approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was on 10mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) for 6 months.My Dr increased it to 15mg.Could Lexapro (escitalopram) cause Head Pressure.Thanks?
Random short stabs of pain from back of neck left side to left head. Pressure in left head. Training for marathon, v healthy 34 yr female. ?
Varies : Because cardiac problems can cause exercise induced pain running into left arm, I would be seen and checked. That being said, the most likely condition is an irritation of a nerve in the neck causing pain that radiates into the arm; often associated with a condition known as cervical stenosis. ...Read more
I have been experiencing severe head pressure for months. It makes me off balance. This is not normal. Should i check into the ER in the morning?
Call your doctor: If this has been going on for months, it probably isn't necessary to check in this minute. However, if it has distinctly worsened you may need to go to the er. Either way, you need to get it checked out. You can call your primary care physician for advice. Oftentimes the primary care can order the ct scan or MRI to be done as an outpatient. ...Read more