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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
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...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
Why do I get a right side headaches when I stand up. I have tried getting up slowly in stages BP good even when standing ?
If Im having headaches that increase when standing, and sometimes when I lay down could that be serious?
Time for an exam: If you are rather tall, have low blood pressure or are taking certain medications, when you stand up too quickly your blood vessels are too slow to squeeze the blood up to the head and brain, causing a small temporary lack of oxygen. The brain and eye are very sensitive to even minute decreases in oxygen and respond with your symptoms. You should be evaluated for the underlying cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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