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Heart Beat Head
Every time my heart beat, my head hurts from the left side and it been like this for a month happans almost everytime.
Throbbing is c/w: Vascular, i.e. migraine mechanism of headache. If carefully applied compression of the lower portion of carotid artery (decreasing blood pressure to the meningeal arteries on the left side), this would confirm the mechanism of the pain. Holding it for about a minute may also help stop stop pain, especially if done before painful very long, eg. 15-20 min. ...Read more
From last 7 month I have continuous hypertension, having medicines but still no improvement. Feel heart beat in head while lying, pain in sideburns.
Uncontrolled HTN: Can take 3 meds to control hypertension (HTN). Contributors to HTN despite 3 meds include obstructive sleep apnea (symptoms include snoring, daytime sleepiness, AM headaches;treatable w CPAP/weight loss), too much salt, meds/drugs (cocaine, alcohol, decongestants, NSAIDS like ibuprofen/naproxen), kidney problems, narrowing of kidney arteries, rarely pheochromocytoma.We look for these when indicated ...Read more
I hv migraine & sometimes dizziness with head movemnts. I also constantly feel like my heart is beating (like actual heart beat) inside head. No pain.
Bppv: migraine sufferer is at higher risk for BPPV which causes positional vertigo (due to a dislodged stone in your ear). it is fixed by an Epley maneuver. Alternatively you could be having a vestibular migraine where vertigo is part of it and is not going to be improved by an Epley. You need to talk to a neurologist to adress all this and consider prophylactic medication if your headaches are frequent ...Read more
When I stand up from lying I hear blood flow in my ears and also hear heart beat in head. What can it be?
Blood pressure: Blood pressure is the most likely culprit and should be checked. Depending on how long the symptoms last, could also be problems with hormone such as serotonin or thyroid. Seek out medical attention immediately if you have chest pain, vision changes, dizziness, weakness, or severe headache. ...Read more
I'm wondering why can I feel my heart beat in my head and hear it? Does it have anything to do with headaches?
My mom feeling whishing or blood rushing feeling in my head. She can feel my heart beat in my head?
Possibly: It is possible to feel your pulse over your temporal arteries. ...Read more
I am suffering every night when I lay down to sleep. I feel instant pressure in my head and I can hear and feel my heart beat in my head.
For 7 months now I can hear my heart beat in my head all the time, it never stops; please help me; also started to get headache across forehead?
You have 2 separate problems
1. Pulsatile tinnitus is a rhythmical noise that has the same rate as the heart. This is easily checked by feeling the arm pulse at the same time as listening to the tinnitus. Pulsatile tinnitus is due to a change in blood flow in the vessels near the ear.
2. Tension type headache or frontal headache. Rec.: see your pcp for further investigation and treatment. ...Read more
I have had this pounding, heart beat in my head! Sometimes its in the back of head & sometimes around sides. I have had many trips to ER & nothing!
What causes low blood pressure and slow heart pumping? Can feel a rushing sensation and heart beat in my head when hearts goin slow?
Various causes: Low blood pressure in young women is common and may be harmless unless it results in lightheadedness. It can also be caused by certain medications, anemia, varicose veins, glandular abnormalities, standing too quickly, heart disease. Heart rates under 55/min can be problematic and can be due to abnormal intrinsic pacemaker, underactive thyroid, certain medications or be normal. Your MD can advise you ...Read more
I am always very tired. Also, I'm always dizzy when I stand. If I run I can feel my heart beat in my head and it hurts. I'm guessin b12 or iron?
If you are not: Testing you are guessing. The only way to know if you have low B12 is/w a lab test through your doc. If you are low on B 12 please use sublingual B 12, not the kind you swallow. You will absorb much more that way. The dizzy when I stand part of your question MAY have something to do w/low blood pressure. Your doc can tell you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Pressure all around ears & base of skull. Most pressure under and at temple of right ear. Getting a rush of burning feeling in my head and ears, uncomfortable. Trouble sleeping, hard to slow heart beat, throbbing in head and rush of pressure.
The first thing you: Need to have checked IS your blood pressure. This could all be related to high blood pressure. And what might cause rapid heart rate: things like hyperthyroidism, medication effects, etc. Get good ENT exam, too. But once those things have been checked, I would really look at anxiety as a potential cause. You may not even know why you feel anxious...but help is available. Pursue an evaluation now. ...Read more
After eat my food any time when I was sit on the chair in my head like heart beat increase in my head for 10 minutes and I have no other problems?
Difficult: It is difficult to give you a good answer over the internet without a proper history and physical. Your symptoms may be normal, see a doctor for a proper exam if you are concerned. ...Read more
Why does it feel like my heart beat is in my head like my blood is pumping causing pressure in my head?
I was wondering if I have pneumonia? Sore chest, increased heart beat, cough and week, head aches, I have asthmatic bronchitis at the moment
Sometimes my wife goes blind for a second or two and at that time the heart beats very fast and head starts spinning what would be the reason at 47yr?
When isit up my heart beats faster and my head hurts until I sit down again I was born with alcohal infant syndrome?
Tinnitus: This condition usually occurs after exposure to a really loud sound. Since it is both ears, the sound would have hit both equally. Over 260 meds can cause it--you may be very sensitive to aspirin; you may have ODd. What meds are you on? There is a list of culprits. A loud work environment, nicotine, hardened earwax, hypertension, rarely Menieres or a brain tumor. Bioflavaniods may help ...Read more
Sound: Swishing in the head in time with the heart beat usually means turbulent blood flow in a head blood vessel. ...Read more
Go if concerned: The subjective feeling of worsening premature beats is difficult to document. Often, the awareness of the beats increases, despite the frequency being the same. The question is, are they more frequent, more intense, or are there other symptoms (chest pain, short breath, dizzy?). Go to ER if symptoms listed. Otherwise, see cardio for ecg, possibly holter and echo. See PCP ASAP for BP. . . etc ...Read more
Human Anatomy: Yes, of course. It is normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
My heart beat increases suddenly and mostly in the afternoon when I try to sleep. My head feels heavy and I feel discomfort.
Been having weird pulses in my head? It sort of feels like a heart beat. It lasts for maybe 2 seconds and I get dizzy right afterwards. What is this?
Hard to say: You need a recording of your heart's activity during a spell to determine if it's truly heart related and, if so, what's actually happening. The best way to accomplish that is to ask for a 24 hour (holter) recording. ...Read more