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Every time my heart beat, my head hurts from the left side and it been like this for a month happans almost everytime.

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

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From last 7 month I have continuous hypertension, having medicines but still no improvement. Feel heart beat in head while lying, pain in sideburns.

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

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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.

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

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When I stand up from lying I hear blood flow in my ears and also hear heart beat in head. What can it be?

When I stand up from lying I hear blood flow in my ears and also hear heart beat in head. What can it be?

Possibilities: Include problems with blood pressure, anemia, dehydration. If you feel dizzy or faint or the symptoms persist more than a few seconds it may be worth getting checked out by your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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I keep getting a like a heart beat in my head and I got hot in my face?

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

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Would atenolol cause you to have a heart beat in your head?

Would atenolol cause you to have a heart beat in your head?

Atenolol: Sometimes when the heart rate slows from beta blocker therapy the stroke volume increases and people feel the pulsations. This is not a common occurence however. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why can I feel my heart beat in my head and hear it? Does it have anything to do with headaches?

I'm wondering why can I feel my heart beat in my head and hear it? Does it have anything to do with headaches?

It could: If you have migraines, it would be expected that you could feel your heart beating in your head as a manifestation of your headache which is typically described as "throbbing" or "pounding.". ...Read more

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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.

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.

Check your BP: A good place to start is by checking your blood pressure. Avoid pain medications if you can and know that if the pain is really bad you may need further imaging evaluations. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Two problems: 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

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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!

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!

MRI: If this is a recurring and on-going problem, you should have an MRI done to rule out an intracranial aneurysm. If your MRI is normal, then you can rest easy and just try to ignore it. I assume your BP has been checked and is normal? ...Read more

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What causes low blood pressure and slow heart pumping? Can feel a rushing sensation and heart beat in my head when hearts goin slow?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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Why does it feel like my heart beat is in my head like my blood is pumping causing pressure in my head?

Why does it feel like my heart beat is in my head like my blood is pumping causing pressure in my head?

Check blood pressure: The first thing to do is have your blood pressure checked. If normal and the feeling persists discuss with your doctor what other conditions might be causing it. Sometimes abnormalities of the blood vessels could cause symptoms like yours. ...Read more

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I can hear my heart beats in my head?

I can hear my heart beats in my head?

Pulse: You may be feeling pulsations or hearing blood circulating through a vessel. Is your BP too high? Is there a heart murmur? Your md can best advise you. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See a doctor ASAP!: This sounds it could be like a potentially serious cardiac arrhythmia which could have serious consequences if left untreated. She should see a doctor immediately! ...Read more

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When isit up my heart beats faster and my head hurts until I sit down again I was born with alcohal infant syndrome?

When isit up my heart beats faster and my head hurts until I sit down again I was born with alcohal infant syndrome?

Alcolic Infant: Manifestation is not related to kids born of alcoholic mother. It could be postural, or related to your nervous sys. Tension can bring about rapid heart rate and headache. ...Read more

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Head bobbling with rythum of heart beat?

Head bobbling with rythum of heart beat?

See a doctor: It is not urgent, but you should get your heart check out. May be de Mussett‘s sign. ...Read more

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I have noise in my head - bilateral. Its been there for two weeks. Not heart beat. Just buzzing.

I have noise in my head - bilateral. Its been there for two weeks. Not heart beat. Just buzzing.

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

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What causes the swishing sound in my head with every heart beat?

Sound: Swishing in the head in time with the heart beat usually means turbulent blood flow in a head blood vessel. ...Read more

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I have premature heart beat, it seems to get worse. Should I head to ER or call cardio dr?

I have premature heart beat, it seems to get worse. Should I head to ER or call cardio dr?

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

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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

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