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Why am I having constant pressure in my head?

Why am I having constant 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

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Feels a pressure in my head. What could it be?

Headache.: By definition this is a headache. There are at least 25 common causes for a headache and a hundred more less common. The vast majority of headaches even at your age are benign. ...Read more

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Why do I feel pressure in my head upon organsm?

Why do I feel pressure in my head upon organsm?

Benign Coital headac: These are benign orgasmic or coital headaches and usually do not last more than a couple of minutes as pain or pressure
but if the headaches are intense and persist after the orgasm than you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pressure in my head that comes and goes?

I have a pressure in my head that comes and goes?

Head pressure: See u md for evaluation and work up. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I feel so much pressure in my head when laying on my back?

Why do I feel so much pressure in my head when laying on my back?

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

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Is pressure in my head when im bending over a sign of something serious?

Is pressure in my head when im bending over a sign of something serious?

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

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It feels like there is constant pressure on my head. Could this be something serious?

It feels like there is constant pressure on my head. Could this be something serious?

Not particularly: Your profile says you suffer from migraine. It could be related. In any case, you should let your doctor know so that you can feel even more reassured. ...Read more

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I have pressure in my head and hears...I feel like im sitting in the plain all the time?

I have pressure in my head and hears...I feel like im sitting in the plain all the time?

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

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What does it mean when I feel pressure in my head when I lay down? And what do u do about it??

What does it mean when I feel pressure in my head when I lay down? And what do u do about it??

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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 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

....: Given your age and symptoms, appears that it may be stress related. If you experience dizziness, nausea, problems with balance- please see your health care provider for a CT scan. best health. ...Read more

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I am feling pressure in my head what's that reason?

I am feling pressure in my head what's that reason?

Several possibilties: Elevated blood pressure is one cause. That is one of concern. Muscle spasms in the neck or jaw could cause it. Stress, posture, sleeping position, daily activities that stress the neck all could de involved. Start with the blood pressure check. ...Read more

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Difficulty thinking due to the pressure in my head, what should I do?

Difficulty thinking due to the pressure in my head, what should I do?

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

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It started yesterday when I cough feel like pressure inside my head?

It started yesterday when I cough feel like pressure inside my head?

Sinusitis?: Occassionally, people with sinus congestion or infections will feel increased pressure in their head when they cough, sneeze or bend over. Visit your doctor for evaluation if symptoms persist or worsen! ...Read more

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Why do I feel uncomfortable pressure in my head during physical activity?

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

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Hit head a few days ago now there's pressure in my head what could it be?

Need to se MD: You had a head trauma and few days later you feel heavyness in head. You need to be evaluated by your doctor and may need a cat scan to rule out a subdural hematoma from a slow bleed in the subdural space. ...Read more

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Applying a certain amount of pressure to my head, makes my headaches less painful. Is this normal?

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

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I have constant pressure in my head. Today I woke up with numbness on my right side. What could that be?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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