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Doctor insights on: Pressure At The Top Back Of The Head Caused By Caffeine

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If I squint, my cheeks, nose, eyes start twitching almost instantly. Could it be sinus pressure, TMJ, caffeine, or nervous system?

If I squint, my cheeks, nose, eyes start twitching almost instantly. Could it be sinus pressure, TMJ, caffeine, or nervous system?

Transient facial tic: The cause of tics is unknown, but stress appears to be a precipitated factor. In most cases, there are no complications. Or treatment is needed. ...Read more

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I have little pain at the back of my neck. Now feels a little pressure at the top of head. Are these two related? And cause?

I have little pain at the back of my neck. Now feels a little pressure at the top of head. Are these two related? And cause?

Possibly: Not enough there to make a diagnosis See how you go If progressive or if accompanied by other symptoms seek help MOST headaches are innocent and benign ...Read more

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Can a caffeine intoxication cause your blood pressure to increase from 120 to 180? How much does caffeine intoxication increase blood pressure? ..

Can a caffeine intoxication cause your blood pressure to increase from 120 to 180? How much does caffeine intoxication increase blood pressure? ..

Usually little.: The physiologic response to caffeine varies from person to person; some experience palpitations; however, in a small study of hourly cups of coffee given to a healthy volunteer over an 8 hour period, caffeine had no significant effect upon blood pressure and cardiac rhythm. It would be very unusual to raise ones blood pressure from 120 to 180. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a caffeine overdose to cause malignant hypertension? Can a caffeine overdose cause someone's blood pressure to increase from 140 to

Is it possible for a caffeine overdose to cause malignant hypertension? Can a caffeine overdose cause someone's blood pressure to increase from 140 to

Caffeine malign HTN: No caffeine will not cause malignant HTN. It will increase BP especially if you don't usually consume caffeine. If you are on dextroaphhetiamie it can cause severe HTN. ...Read more

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Can too much caffeine cause a skin rash?

Can too much caffeine cause a skin rash?

No, but....: It would not but may heighten your sense of any degree of itching and when you scratch your skin, a rash if born. ...Read more

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Some nites I lay still others I toss & turn. Can tell by my hair and covers. What causes fitful sleep? No drink caffeine over 2 yrs some chocolate

Some nites I lay still others I toss & turn. Can tell by my hair and covers. What causes fitful sleep? No drink caffeine over 2 yrs some chocolate

Sleep Hygiene is Key: 1.Keep regular bed & waking time (even weekends). Rise same time each day, regardless of time you fell asleep. 2. Develop relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath/shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress & pillows. 4. Bedroom is only for sleep & sex. No work materials, computers, & TV in room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hr ...Read more

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Can staring at a computer cause tension in the back of head (occiput)? I have tension in back of head and dizziness. Normal CT. Massage not effective

Can staring at a computer cause tension in the back of head (occiput)? I have tension in back of head and dizziness. Normal CT. Massage not effective

Occipital neuralgia: The greater and lesser occipital nerves live in the back of the head on both sides. The lesser nerve runs towards your ear and the greater nerve runs to top of back of your head. These occipital nerves can be aggravated without any trauma. Tilting head back can cause dizziness if these nerves are aggravated. 7 days or oral steroid or 5 days of Toradol may knock out this irritation to these nerves. ...Read more

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I get a lot of bad headaches on the top front left side from eyebrow up. What can I do? Sometimes Excedrin Migrain or caffeine helps but not always.

I get a lot of bad headaches on the top front left side from eyebrow up. What can I do? Sometimes Excedrin Migrain or caffeine helps but not always.

The fact that: Your headache is "one sided" means they might be migraine or migraine like and these headaches have specific treatment!!!
Discuss this with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) about this and possible referral to a Headache Specialist!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My eye has been twitching every day for over a month. I have cut back on caffeine, computer time, and gotten more sleep. Should I be concerned?

My eye has been twitching every day for over a month. I have cut back on caffeine, computer time, and gotten more sleep. Should I be concerned?

Usually eye: twitching is a benign condition. Sometimes use of lubrication (liquid tears) can help if the eye is dry. Tic disorders and focal seizures are usually more dramatic in presentation. It may be time to have the eye looked at (foreign body under the lid irritating matters?) ...Read more

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Chronic cholestasis over yrs when taking OTC meds/herbs esp caffeine, severe flares of pruritis and back cramps, no yellow skin or eyes, any ideas? Ty

Chronic cholestasis over yrs when taking OTC meds/herbs esp caffeine, severe flares of pruritis and back cramps, no yellow skin or eyes, any ideas? Ty

Liver disease??: I suspect that your liver is affected by some type of disorder. You should send us your liver Function test (LFTs) results in order to assess the degree of cholestasis. Have you consulted a liver specialist (Hepatologist)?? If not, you should seek a second opinion to provide you the best available advice and treatment and to know your diagnosis (Cholestasis is not a diagnosis by itself) ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a migraine 5 days with a feeling of pressure on top of my head to the back of the head. No medication or rest is helping?

Is it normal to have a migraine 5 days with a feeling of pressure on top of my head to the back of the head. No medication or rest is helping?

Ans: Well you say a migraine. This is a diagnosis. This term seems to be used loosely now a true migraine headache is very painful and truly crippling. In some people no medication is effective. Just have to ride it out. There are good medications today that can be tried ...Read more

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What would cause pressure in both ears and pain in the back of the head?

What would cause pressure in both ears and pain in the back of the head?

Ear pressure: With both ear pressure and a headache, I would think that the most likely cause would be your sinuses. If it does not go away soon, or if it worsens, see your doctor. Feel better! ...Read more

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What would cause neck and back of the head pain and pressure when straining as in bowel movements, bending and exercise this happens periodically?

What would cause neck and back of the head pain and pressure when straining as in bowel movements, bending and exercise this happens periodically?

NECK PAIN: There are several causes of neck pains: make sure your BP is normal, check for muscle strain like torticolis, meningitis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, disc problems, infections, injury, tumor, spinal cord compression, etc. You need to see md and be examined. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of bad pressure in the back of my head?

What could be the cause of bad pressure in the back of my head?

Tension: It could mean tension headache
use heat pad to the back of the head and neck try to relax and try to minimize tension
you can use Motrin or excedrin to minimize the pain. ...Read more

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Why does the back of my head hurt when I put pressure on it? The top back part of my head feels kinda flat is that normal? That's where it hurts

Why does the back of my head hurt when I put pressure on it? The top back part of my head feels kinda flat is that normal? That's where it hurts

Occiput: You are likely feeling the external occipital protuberance. Look it up. But that has a bump feel with a flat above. This is where the neck misled attach, and a common location for muscle strain symptoms. Can also lead to some headaches. Stretches, ice/heat, otc meds are likely to be all you need. ...Read more

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What would cause pain and pressure in the back of my neck and head while bending over?

What would cause pain and pressure in the back of my neck and head while bending over?

Back/neck pain: It is tough to say without an exam, but some common conditions such as arthritis or a muscle sprain strain of the neck muscles in the back of the head could certainly cause your issues. Best wishes. ...Read more