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Why do I wake up with a sinus headache after sleeping with a fan on?

Why do I wake up with a sinus headache after sleeping with a fan on?

Humidifier: The fan could be reducing the humidity which in turn could give you a sinus headache. Consider using a humidifier at night. ...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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How come i wake up with a sinus headache after sleeping with a ceiling fan on?

How come i wake up with a sinus headache after sleeping with a ceiling fan on?

Couple possibilities: The ceiling fan may be drying out your nose and sinuses causing discomfort in the morning or possibly the fan is dusty or is blowing around allergens that are irritating you. ...Read more

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I always had headache after sleeping too much on the weekend. And also during sleep i always grind my teeth. Is it normal?

Options: Do you also grind your teeth at night? Clenching occurs during the day. A lot depends on the the history and diagnosis that you have received for your tmj/tmd. An oral mouthpiece may be indicated, but there are many types and often are constructed based upon diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why am i getting headaches after i sleep over 8 hours? How can I get rid of it?

Why am i getting headaches after i sleep over 8 hours? How can I get rid of it?

Sleep disorder?: I know this is going to sound obvious but... Either don't sleep over 8 hours or see a sleep specialist for an evaluation. A normal person does not have the symptoms you describe. ...Read more

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I'm wondering, why does one often feel relieved from bad headaches/migraines only after sleeping a bit? How and why does this work?

Not sure: Not sure. But probably the blood flow and stimuli from our senses decreases and thus aggravation of our nervous system. ...Read more

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Headache and fever after not sleeping for 26 hours. Besides sleeping, what is the best cure?

Headache and fever after not sleeping for 26 hours. Besides sleeping, what is the best cure?

Not a lot.: Hydrate well - at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water on a regular day (more since you have a fever). You need rest. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid's may help with pain. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more