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What could cause a horrible headaches when standing up?

What could cause a horrible headaches when 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

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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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What can be a cause for migraines and headaches after standing up or climbing stairs?

What can be a cause for migraines and headaches  after standing up or climbing stairs?

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

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Headache when standing up from bending position, very brief in one spot left side of head, terrfied of aneurism or tumour?

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 more

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What causes an brain freeze like headache by just standing up?

What causes an brain freeze like headache by just standing up?

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

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I have low backache with headache everyday esp after standing up a while what's the cause ?

I have low backache with headache everyday esp after standing up a while     what's the cause ?

SPINE: Sounds like a spine/posture problem...the headache from your CERVICAL (neck) Spine and the low backache from your LUMBAR (low back) spine! Suggest you consult with a Chiropractor!!!!! Ask you PCP for a referral!!!!!! ...Read more

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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.

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

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Assaulted 6 weeks ago. Head ct fine. No headache no dizziness. Feel normal standing up. But if i lie down and lift head up i'll feel head tightness. ?

Assaulted 6 weeks ago. Head ct fine. No headache no dizziness. Feel normal standing up. But if i lie down and lift head up i'll feel head tightness. ?

Concussion: The symptoms you describe may be that of a concussion. You should be followed by your doctor and have an evaluation by a specialist to ensure that you are getting appropriate therapy to manage these symptoms. Please see your health care provider to have a discussion on care. ...Read more

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I have a headache.

I have a headache.

Multiple additional: Eye problems mentioned, but sinus issues, migraine, tension ha's, hypertension, intracranial lesions, neck arthritis, thoracic outlet syndrome, giant cell arteritis, are additional causes of headaches. Perhaps this needs an evaluation? ...Read more

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I have a headache?

I have a headache?

Start with tylenol (acetaminophen): Try tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for mild to moderate headache; if no relief see your physician to get it checked out. If you do get relief only temporarily see your physician for this as well. ...Read more

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What is headache ?

What is headache ?

Pain inside skull: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, Alleve, Excedrin Migraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent or weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be examined. ...Read more

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I have a headache?

I have a headache?

Headache: Hi, Thank you for your question. Try over the counter anti-inflammatory medications. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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What is a headache?

What is a headache?

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 more

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Achy body headache?

Achy body headache?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grindgin, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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What is a headache?

What is a headache?

Headache: It is when you experience pain in your head. It can be from many different causes, neurologic, vascular, muscular, etc. too many reasons to list. ...Read more

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I've got a headache?

I've got a headache?

Try some tylenol (acetaminophen): How bad is your headache? If it's mild to moderate, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen may help. If it is the worst headache you have had in your life, you should go to the emergency room. If it's bad but not the worst, make an appointment with your doctor to discuss treatment. ...Read more

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What cause headache ?

What cause headache ?

Many many reasons: See photo for some reasons. Most common are benign. Reasons can be illnesses that affect your body to local diseases such as sinus, or teeth. Most are not serious. I suggest a consult with a physician. ...Read more

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How to cure headache?

How to cure headache?

Best Headache Meds: A 2014 study indicates that medication containing a combination of acetylsalicylic acid, (aspirin), acetaminophen(paracetamol), and caffeine is more effective than acetaminophen alone. http://thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/1129-2377-15-76 ...Read more

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How to stop headache?

How to stop headache?

It depends on type: This depends on what type of headache as there are many types of headaches. The most common thing that people use are over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). However, if it is a migraine headache it may require prescription meds. If related to muscle tension a massage can help. Acupuncture, acupressure,homeopathy, chiropractic treatment, stress reduction and sleep can help too. ...Read more

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Medicine for headache?

Medicine for headache?

Several options: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, etc... Several over-the-counter options include tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/advil, alleve, excedrinmigraine, and their generic brands. A bad or increasing headache, recurrent headache, weird headache, or one with other worrisome symptoms must be seen by a doctor! ...Read more

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