Doctor insights on:
Headaches And Stroke
Generic answer: In the elderly, headaches may be associated with cerebrovascular insufficiency issues, but usually, these are symptoms and have not marker of future events. Acute headaches can be associated with blood vessel obstruction, and especially bleeding intracranially of any variation. However, in a younger age group, frequent headaches more often, migraine or tension origins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Number of things: Could be high blood pressure, stroke in the back of the brain, medication side effects, heart rhythm problems or simply benign vertigo. If headache and/ or dizziness is severe and symptoms are recent i would recommend going to the er. Otherwise see your doctor soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do headaches with stroke come and go?Or upon stroke onset they don't go away until treatment from doctors.
VARIABLE ONSET: A headache may precede a stroke, but a severe headache may be associated with a thromboembolic stroke and especially a hemorrhagic stroke. Some patients who suffer brain blood flow variations can have headaches secondary, and some patients have ongoing headaches subsequently also. Important to recognize that meds used to prevent strokes can provoke headaches. ...Read more
When patients have a symptom of headache for a stroke, is it the most severe headache (thunderclap.) or can it be a minor h/a that doesn't get worse?
Headache: Headaches are a very common complaint and most people get it now and then. A thunderclap headache however is most often associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage, it can also be from any process that acutely increases intracranial pressure. The key about headaches is whether or not they are very unusual for you (location, duration, severity). If its unusual or severe: seek medical attention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Certain forms of migraine can be associated with sufficient inflammation of arterial vessel walls that limit flood flow and cause a stroke. The most common is basilar artery migraine. Women with migraine headaches who take birth control pills are at higher risk than those who do not take BCPs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you had a severe headache from a stroke would ibroufen and or Tylenol (acetaminophen) stop the headache? Just a question.
Depends: Need more information. What kind of stroke did you have? Are the headaches a residual from the stoke? The problem with Tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuprophen is that you cannot use them chronically. So if you need something everyday. There are safer choices ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had 2 strokes from endocarditis have seen id doc all infection is gone 2 months ago started having terible headaches is thisfrom strokes also ?
High prolactin levels, but i don't have a tumor. I experienced seizures, headaches, and minor strokes for 4 months straight; every day- diagnoses?
If you were having a headache from a stroke or brain tumor or something serious would ibproufen relive it? Just wanting to know
HA: Instead of treating the symptom, treating the cause brings long lasting relief. ...Read more
Tingling in brain daily for many mths.Freq headaches. Lots of strokes and Alzheimer's in family.When eat wasabi, shoots up nose and to back of head. ?
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them check you. ...Read more