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Pulse In Head Standing And Lying Down
Above collar bone near shoulder, pulse feels different on right side than on left when lying down with arm up under head. One side stronger.
Be checked: If you are concerned, I would not hesitate to be checked. Checking your blood pressure I each arm yourself or at your doctors office can tell if the difference you feel is real. If it is, there are several potential causes including unilateral thoracic outlet syndrome. A good exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more
Pressure feel in head and eyes lasting 1-2 minutes up to 10 times daily can hear my pulse and see pupil outline happens when lying down or standing up?
Ophthalmologist: This needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Laying down or sitting down side of head twitch or pulse. Not always but throughout the day. No pain associated with it. Why?
Muscle fatigue: Muscles will often twitch when they have been fatigued and then are resting. You may also feel your pulse when you are relaxed and that could be what you're feeling. Sometimes if there is a nerve that's irritated it can cause twitching and cramping but that's usually lower extremity and associated with some pain. Not to worry nothing unusual. Good health ...Read more
When I'm laying down, I sometimes get overwhelmingly dizzy and even feel a bit of a pulsing sensation in my head? Could this be an anxiety attack?
I'm able to feel your pulse there (above ear)when lying down. Only feel it in left side. Why is that?
Hear pulse beat in ears when lying down to sleep at night. Soft ear plugs help. Should I be worried about this condition. Had it for years now.
Pressure behind eyes, forehead, temples, nose. Mild dizziness, full ears. Head throbbing, no pain just pulses. Worse lying down, wax/wane many months?
See MD: If these symptoms have been present for "many months", you should see your MD for evaluation, ...Read more
36 yo female slightly overweight, anxiety, bp borderline- is it normal to hear pulse loud in each ear when that ear is pressed on pillow laying down?
It is quite normal to hear the heartbeat under the circumstances you described.
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My pulse is high while standing up but when I lower head looking at floor pulse go down imediately. Why?
I have/feel a slight pulsing sensation in the back of my head when I lie down at night. No other symptoms. Just want to know what's causing this.
Low Risk: When lying down to go to sleep, your muscles relax. Often when you're at the cusp of sleep you can feel your pulse in places that you usually would not otherwise. If it is painless then I would not worry. If it is associated with pain you need to be checked by your family physician. ...Read more
Yes: The soft spot is are region of the skull where the bones are not yet developed but will grow in with time. Major blood channels are located in this region, and the area will pulsate with the heart beat and with breathing in a normal manner. In cases of severe brain pressure the soft spot can bulge and the pulsing may stop. This becomes a serious problem that needs urgent evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: A newborn's soft spot can often show slight pulsation. It is nothing to worry about. As long as your baby is otherwise well you can ignore this. ...Read more
When I lay down I can feel/hear my pulse or heartbeat in my head and been feeling dizzy lately like unbalanced. F, 22yrs., 120lbs., ?
Feeling your: Heart beat in your ears is not unusual but your symptoms merit further evaluation. Low bp? Arrhythmia? ...Read more
I can feel my pulse in the back of my head/neck when I tilt down my head, especially when I'm tired or hungry and during the evening, is that normal?
Pulsations: Forceful pulsations May be felt in many places in the body and may not be significant. Just be sure to have your blood pressure checked to make sure that it is not abnormally high. I'M not sure what the relationship is between hunger and fatigue and your feeling the pulsations more during those times. ...Read more
Fast stings lower right of head near bone lasting secs, no other symptoms. Can feel a pulse if I push down on it. Worsens when massage shoulder im 18?
Muscular vs nerve: this could be muscle, tendon, or maybe the bones. Your description sounds more like it's muscular, but your physician can help clarify whether it is one of these. You can try heat, massage, cold, and see if any of these help your symptoms. Your physician can help clarify what it is. ...Read more
When I turn my head from side to side or in a downward manner I feel a vibration in my right ear. It's kind of like a pulse that repeats itself rapidly. I am unsure as to what this might be and would greatly appreciate some feedback? If you need any other
ENT evaluation: Although this may simply be your hearing your own carotid arteries which are located near the ear, it is concerning enough that you should probably see an ear/nose/throat physician so they can do a close examination, and possibly order some xrays/ scans to be sure there is nothing serious. They might also be reflected sounds from the upper neck bones rubbing against each other with head motion. ...Read more
I have a very strong pulse in the top of my head running down the side of my right ear and neck what could that be?
I was playing around and I got pushed down and my head smaked off the sofa arm and it's hard. Now it's pulsing also got OCD so I'm very worried?
Seek evaluation if: Worsen. Have someone observe. Symptoms of concussion: Loss of consciousness, amnesia, confusion, repeating question, dizziness, lightheaded, unsteady, blurred/double vision, ringing in ears, personality change, difficulty talking/eating, persistent headaches. If serious, symptoms will usually develop within 24 hrs after accident. Symptoms may last for days, weeks, months. Best regards. ...Read more
I feel the pulse in the back of my head/neck when I tilt down my head (keep it lowered), or when I raise both arms. Often when tired. Is that normal?
Pulsatile headache: Are very common and can affect people of any age group. Refractory pulsatile headaches that are severe or recurrent often be managed successfully with regular medical care and by following your treatment plan. The diagnosis is the key. ...Read more
What causes a hard felt heart beat? In my chest and chin? And also when I bend my head down I can hear my pulse in my head/ears?
Premature Beats: Phenomena occurs when U have occas premature beat, followed by normal beat. Early beat with less filled Ventricle, & following beat with greater than NL filled Ventricle. So second beat releases more blood & this is experienced as harder beat. If this happens freq. Would request Holter Monitor from Prim MD, which records all beats 24-72 hrs. Prob not a signif problem, just be sure. ...Read more
When I lay down on my pillow at night, I can hear and feel my pulse on my head. Like a vein is pulsuating. My BP is normal and so is heart rate?
Superficial Artery: The superficial temporal artery is a prominent artery just in front of the ear. In certain positions like 'laying down with your head on the pillow", the artery is slightly compressed by the weight of your head against the hard bone of the skull. This allows transmission of sound with each and every pulse of blood that is forced through the compressed artery. If BP/HR are normal, this is normal. ...Read more
Sometimes when I sit or lay down I can feel my pulse in the nape if my neck, back of head. No real headache. Is this just tight muscles?
Numb head and extremities for over 2yrs dizzy and a pulse in my head only when I lay down BP perfect. Optic neuritis also. What could cause this?
Diagnosis of MS?: If you have a dx of MS then, your symptoms as you've stated are consistent with the clinical spectrum of things that people often complain about, however, if these are new symptoms and not part of your "normal" MS symptoms then, you may wish to be seen for a potential headache syndrome. An entity known as migrainous vertigo can produce similar symptoms but headaches are usually severe with those. ...Read more
I have chiari type1, when I lie down I hear my heart beats and the pulse in cervical vessels, brachial a. And small vessels of the head, my BP is normal?
Why can I feel my pulse behind my eye and face. No pain just a pulse. No anxiety BP good when sitting and standing? Only when I lay down
Pulse: It is not unusual to feel a pulsation in that area when lying down ...Read more
Laying face down I feel something pulsing on my right side of neck (other than my regular pulse) and it's ver irregular, what could it be?
A neck muscle twitch: The carotid artery pulse can be felt deep & to the side of the trachea (windpipe), deep to the internal jugular vein and anterior to the sternocleidomastoid muscle in the lower neck, within the grove to the side of the trachea. The vertebral arteries are within openings the cervical vertebra & cannot be palpated. Anything else moving will be a muscle or muscle tendon. ...Read more
Crippling pain in left temple on pulse. The faster my hb the worse the pain. Anxiety meds calm me down but I feel dizzy, disorientated, weak left?
See a Dr ASAP: These symptoms sound like an alert message. Whatever it is, and it might be nothing too bad, it could be something serious related to vascular issues. Have it checked to be sure and consider therapy to learn ways to take better care of yourself - it's something that will pay off over a lifetime. ...Read more
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