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I Have A Headache When Doing Pushups
Neck pain: You should never pull on your neck with ab exercises/crutches. Try other abdominal exercises that do not require you to lay on the floor. Try ball-exercises.Com for some new ab exercises that are different from what you are doing and see if your neck pain goes away. You should not strain your neck with any ab exercise. ...Read more
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
I get exertion headaches when I do pushups. Could I be doing them wrong or is something wrong with my head? I have a history of migraines also.
Exertional headaches: Exertional headaches are a primary headache type. They are brought on by physical activity, and can last 5 minutes to 48 hours. The trick is to either avoid the offending activity or take chronic medication to help prevent them. You can also try to scale back your activity and then slowly increase it to increase your tolerance. Definitely worth seeing the doctor about this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When I am up and walking around i feel fine when i sit or lay down i get a headache thats when I have more time to think about a headache am i giving myself a headache?
I think it's : Psychological. Check your blood pressure (normally below 130/80) go see your dr if headache gets worse.Stay active, relax, do deep breathing, get enough rest. (same thing with me, I have all the aches and pains but they all disappear when i play golf!) do the things that u love to do. That relaxes your mind. Look at lovely imagery and watch comedy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Better alignment!: Cobra is one of the postures in yoga that was thought to be dangerous due to compressing the back of the neck and cutting off blood flow to the brain, causing a stroke. This was apparently similar to folks getting their hair washed at the hair salons placing their head back against the sink. Go slower and extend/stretch the spine more gently. If it persists-stop. May need to see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if i've been warming up as i always do. Before i lift weights and i felt a small pop in my chest.?
Pop can mean tear: So a pop in chest (pectoralis muscle) can mean a tear in the muscle. It would be something you have examined by a doctor. ...Read more
What to do if i fell to a bridge (yoga position) after doing a handstand and if i bend my back i feel a pain?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Headaches after working out can be due to several different problems. It could be a sign of decreases oxygen delivery to the brain due to vascular insufficiency or cardiac insufficiency. It might be caused by excessive cardiac acceleration or commonly excessive clenching of the teeth. Sometimes a drop in glucose levels will result in headache as well. Have a complete physical before working out. ...Read more
While working out at baseball training today, i think i might have pulled a chest muscle when pitching. How would i know?
Tenderness in area: Pulled muscles are very common, typically easily diagnosed on physical examination. There is usually tenderness over the muscle involved, discomfort with stretching of the muscle, possible weakness as well on strength testing or activities. Occasonally it can be associated with a 'pop' during the activity. Swelling, bruising, and sometimes a deformity can be seem on inspection as well. ...Read more
I have a really bad headache & it gets even worse when I try to bend , stand or even move to fast I been having a fever of 100.3 should I see a doctor?
Context important: ...but you may be describing dehydration with postural changes. Drink up on the fluids as tolerated, but if can't take oral fluids well, or symptoms and fever persist/worsen, please visit your provider or even the Emergency Department for a check of orthostatic vital signs, treatment of the underlying febrile illness, and if needed IV fluid and electrolyte repletion. ...Read more
Crepitus: There are many causes for popping in the joint (crepitus). This can include but is not limited to bursitis, tendinitis, cartilage or labral tear, cartilage wear (arthritis), joint instability, and rotator cuff tears. If there is no associated pain, then likely you don't have to worry about it. If there is pain, then see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my heels it hurts when I stand for a long time I am very active I workout and I teach zumba.?
Overuse Injury: The pain you are experiencing can be caused by the overuse of the achilles tendon relative to the plantar fascia. Also, the compression of the medial calcaneal nerve may cause compression "sharp" pain to the area. The repetitve nature of zumba and impact can have a negative effect on the heel, especially if you are not wearing the proper shoes during teaching. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been lightheaded, weak and dizzy for about a week now. I get a pain in my head when i cough or sneeze. I can b standing up or sitting down?
I have a realy bad headache what do you think it is? It only hurts when i jump or move my head a lot
Should i take my triptan before or after i workout? I have daily migranes soo it always hurts but hurts a little more after working out
Triptans : Triptan can be used prophylactically but would advise you to use it as soon as the headache comes on. If you have headaches all the time, its difficult to know when to treat. You need to see a headache specialist who will put you on preventive medications, which can decrease daily headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My back is very curved. I unconsciously slouch a lot. I pop my back multiple times a day. I think I have scheurmanns disease. What should I do?
Kyphosis: Scheuermann's disease is considered to be a form of juvenile osteochondrosis of the spine. It is found mostly in teenagers. Patients suffering with scheuermann’s kyphosis cannot consciously correct their posture. The apex of their curve, located in the thoracic vertebrae, is quite rigid.Scheuermann's disease can be successfully corrected with surgical procedures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do my muscles shake when I use them? I don't workout I mean just by bending my legs in a semi squat they shake!
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