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Pressure In My Head
Several reasons: There are several reasons behind the occurrence of constant head pain (pressure is also pain) ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, teeth grinding, trauma, and different medical illness. The exact causes of headaches aren't known. Try applying moist heat on the temples, deep breathing and massage your jaws. Have you consulted your pcp? ...Read more
Because...: When you lay down, more blood is shunted to areas that receive less when you are standing. This is one reason for coughing at night, as blood reaches the upper lobes of the lung, much more so than standing or sitting during the day. If your blood pressure is low, this phenomena would be more likely. Talk to your primary care doctor! Good luck. ...Read more
Bend over headache: Yes. Either do 2nd opinion with me or go see your Dr. Could be brain cyst blocking off intraventricular aqueduct. ...Read more
Head congestion: Sinus congestion is most commonly due to the overproduction of mucus in your paranasal (next to nose, at inner cheeks) sinuses, from colds and allergies. If you ever took a hot shower and felt better, it's because the water vapor broke down the congested mucus in your sinuses and accelerated the drainage to clear the pressure. A Humidifier in your bedroom with the windows and doors closed rocks! ...Read more
Not clear: You have not mentioned where you feel the pressure. If you have some pain in the face or in the forehead this could be a sinus infection. Would not rely on this however and would see your doc ...Read more
For 3 or 4 months now I have had pressure in my head when I bend over that feels like I am standing upside down. What could be the cause?
See ENT: Might be related to a sinus or ear issue. Needs evaluation. ...Read more
Whenever I try to make a handstand I instantly feel a very high pressure in my head like it is going to explode. Is there something wrong?
Yes. Pain=a warning: Signal the what you are doing is inducing more physical tissue stress (as judged by your mind/brain) than tissues are currently adapted to endure; the same issue when non-athletes drive themselves (if only briefly) to perform maneuvers/motions/activity which athletes have been practicing/developing for decades with careful progressive adaptation of their mind+brain+body to be able to perform. ...Read more
My brother hit me really hard in my head and now I feel like I got pressure in my head can't even ride my bike because of the pain what is it?
Injury: Go to er to rule out internal bleeding. Can be very dangerous. ...Read more
When I stand up from my desk chair at work specifically-feeling of intense pressure in my head that subsides in abt 30secs-oddly, only occurs @ work?
Could be: These symptoms could be indicative of many things such as anxiety or dehydration. It sounds as if you have a desk job. While working it is a good idea to get up at least 1-2 times per hour and talk a short walk or stretch. If you drink coffee while at work you may be dehydrated which can cause a headache when standing up. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids throughout your work day! ...Read more
I some times feel like some kind of pressure in my head (mostly the top) and its not a pain. I wonder if it could be dangerous? By the way its not new
I am a 46 yr old female. I had a t I a last jan. I woke up and feel soooo much pressure in my head. It is going to explode. My vision is trailing also.
Go to ER: It's hard to tell what's going on, but with your history of a TIA and new neurologic symptoms, you need an evaluation now. ...Read more
I have random pressure in my head it comes and goes with in the matter of seconds it only happens on the right side of my head and itd onloccasionally?
Need examination: While description dose not suggest major illness, a physical examination and neurological exam is indicated. ...Read more
Pressure?: I suggest having this medically evaluated. You could start with your family physician, understanding that others may need to be involved also. ...Read more
Elevated B.P.: An early thirties female who has "head pressure" with physical activity should see a doctor. The problem might be as simple as neck muscle spasm. A thyroid disorder, elevated blood pressure, or a defect in the brain arterial system is also possible. Stop exercising until this has been evaluated. If pain intensifies or becomes constant, even when resting, an E.R. Visit is in order. ...Read more
Headache: Consult a neurologist for work up and diagnoses. ...Read more
Applying a certain amount of pressure to my head, makes my headaches less painful. Is this normal?
Muscle tension: Pressure on the muscle bodies that could be triggering the headaches may relieve your headache. Massage can also help as well as warm shower to relax the muscle. Watch to see if you awake with headache or they come on with stress. These will respond better to relation techniques and if frequent Botox may be a consideration. ...Read more
I have constant pressure in my head. Today I woke up with numbness on my right side. What could that be?
Needs Evaluation: Your symptoms are concerning to me. Its not clear if the headache is new or more chronic and I am not sure where you are having numbness. But if you woke up with a headache and new neurological symptoms (numbness on one side of you body), you have to treat this as an emergency and go to a hospital. ...Read more
I've had constant head pressure like my head is going to explode for a couple years now, what can I do for this?
Visit a neurosurgeon: This maybe due to obstruction of spinal fluid outflow. ...Read more
Hello there, I have kinda "pressure" in my head at the morning, but after a coffee cup, it's dissapears. Should I worried? I'm 20 old.
Headache & caffeine: Sounds like a morning headache be meditating from caffeine. You many be dropping blood sugar overnight (eat some almonds at bedtime) or have sinus problems. Get a headache eval, from your neurologist to determine cause, and then treatment can help, prevent these problems ...Read more
When I get too hot (in the sun. Working out) I get this feeling of pressure in my head, like building up all around like it might pop?
Hydration: Sounds to me like you are not hydrating enough. If you try drinking more water/electrolyte replacement drink and find this still occurs I would seek professional help. ...Read more
Prone to headaches 6 days and more weekly, and constant pressure in my head that never stops since I been a child. What could it be from?
See a doctor: There are many reasons you could have headaches-from migraines to tension headaches to dietary causes, stress and sleep deprivation. I would recommend you see a doctor for a more thorough history and evaluation. If you have sudden vomiting or headaches that wake you up in the night, go to the ER. ...Read more
Whenever I bend over it feels like tons of pressure in my head sometimes with headache pain but when I stand back up its gone. What is this?
Head pain: Several possibilities. You may be having a sinus infection, as it hurts when you bend over. Best see your doctor. ...Read more
U have two teethinfection I'm nauseous and don't feel good waiting to get denteal insurance what do I need to do and have pressure in my head?
Contact: Contact the closet dental school near you to be seen or see if there is charity clinic nearby that can help. ...Read more
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