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Headache On Standing Up
Depends: Headaches that are positional can be related to either high or low pressure of your cerebral spinal fluid. It is best to consult with your physician about your headaches. ...Read more
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
Especially if: You are out of shape the increased blood flow to the brain might be a trigger, but it should also happen with other types of strenuous activities if this is true. ...Read more
Headache when standing up from bending position, very brief in one spot left side of head, terrfied of aneurism or tumour?
Take a deep breath: I can tell you not to worry about it, but I know that will not work. These symptoms do not seem consistent with either of the diagnoses you fear. Regardless, make an appointment to see your physician. It may be something simple like dehydration (it has been getting hotter in Chatham, no?). Your doctor is the best person to discuss your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hmmm: I don't know of any good or standard answer for that question. It's interesting. The process of standing up will affect your labyrinthine system of your ears, your autonomic system (blood pressure), and other mechanical systems related to the act of standing up. See if you can break down the movement into components (e.g. head upright without body, check BP on standing). Provide findings to MD ...Read more
Chronic daily headache x 2mos. Worse when standing up. Also have body aches, very poor sleep , & mild blurry vision. MRI 1 yr. ago normal. Causes?
What kind of headache is unstoppable and makes standing up unbearable? I've had 2 MRI's and a CT scan. They were normal. My eeg was slightly abnormal.
You have a: postural headache. Your workup is nearly complete, but has a lumbar puncture (aka spinal tap) been done yet? Without fever, altered mental status or meningeal stiffness it is not likely to be meningitis. If you have postural headache, that probably means you are dehydrated or volume low. Take in 3-4 L of fluid daily. ...Read more
R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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