Top
20
Doctor insights on: Right Brain Headache

Share
1

1
How to stop the brain freeze feeling headache?

How to stop the brain freeze feeling headache?

Slow Down: To rapid change in the temperature of the lining of the mouth leads to a dilation of the blood flow into the area. This is in effect the same type of response that people have with a migraine. Slow down the method you have of eating or drinking. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
4,249 doctors shared insights

Headache (Definition)

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


2

2
I have brain-freeze-like headaches, what's going on?

I have brain-freeze-like headaches, what's going on?

May have migraine: Brain freeze occurs quite frequently after ingestion of cold liquids in patients who have either a family history of migraine or such problems themselves. Prevention and treatment works very well here. ...Read more

3

3
A headache that feels like brain freeze. What should I do?

A headache that feels like brain freeze. What should I do?

Avoid certain acts: Symptoms of "brain freeze" can occur after eating ice cream or other cold foods. It probably relates to stimulating the trigeminal nerve which controls sensation in the face and large areas of the head. Avoiding the activities that bring on the symptoms is probably the best bet. Good luck. ...Read more

4

4
What causes an brain freeze like headache by just standing up?

What causes an brain freeze like headache by just standing up?

Hmmm: I don't know of any good or standard answer for that question. It's interesting. The process of standing up will affect your labyrinthine system of your ears, your autonomic system (blood pressure), and other mechanical systems related to the act of standing up. See if you can break down the movement into components (e.g. head upright without body, check BP on standing). Provide findings to MD ...Read more

5

5
What are causes of "brain freeze" like headaches when not eating?

What are causes of "brain freeze" like headaches when not eating?

Probably migraine: Frequently brain freeze occurs in migraine patients, and sometimes the migraines themselves give this feeling. If you have been getting headaches for a while, this is almost certainly the cause, particularly if otherwise normal. You may have some medication overuse/rebound headache as well from taking many otc pain meds. A headache neurologist should be able to help you with the appropriate meds. ...Read more

6

6
Brain freeze type headache, right side of brain, is this serious?

Probably migraine: Frequently brain freeze occurs in migraine patients, and sometimes the migraines themselves give this feeling. If you have been getting headaches for a while, this is almost certainly the cause, particularly if otherwise normal. You may have some medication overuse/rebound headache as well from taking many otc pain meds. A headache neurologist should be able to help you with the appropriate meds. ...Read more

7

7
Supposing that the brain feels no pain, then why do we get headaches?

Supposing that the brain feels no pain, then why do we get headaches?

Outside brain: The pain is mediated via trigeminal nerve circuits and is focalized over the brain not within. A local inflammation involving multiple chemicals creates a sensation of discomfort which is recognized by brain circuits, but the pain emanates outside nerve cells and their internal brain connections. ...Read more

8

8
What does it mean if you only have headaches on the right side of your brain?

What does it mean if you only have headaches on the right side of your brain?

? Migraine: I'll assume you mean head and not brain. Brain tissue doesn't hurt. Migraine headaches are typically a one sided throbbing pain, but there are other things to check on. See your doc. ...Read more

9

9
I have had a headache for about 11 days now and it feels like a "brain freeze". Please help?

I have had a headache for about 11 days now and it feels like a "brain freeze". Please help?

Try taking naprosyn (naproxen): You should see your doctor to find the cause of your headaches and to give you the right medication. A neurologist is a specialist who typically handles severe and persistent headaches. Until you see the doctor try using combinations of two medicines together..Chosing from tylenol, (acetaminophen) asspirin or naprosyn along with caffeine. ...Read more

10

10
What could be wrong with me? Been getting headaches that feels tingly almost like a brain freeze?

Probably migraine: Frequently brain freeze occurs in migraine patients, and sometimes the migraines themselves give this feeling. If you have been getting headaches for a while, this is almost certainly the cause, particularly if otherwise normal. You may have some medication overuse/rebound headache as well from taking many otc pain meds. A headache neurologist should be able to help you with the appropriate meds. ...Read more

11

11
My brain has stopped to relax and i can't produce tears.I have headaches too. What is my problem?

My brain has stopped to relax and i can't produce tears.I have headaches too. What is my problem?

See below: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

12

12
Does a headache or symptoms have to be present to know if brain cells have been killed or damaged?

Does a headache or symptoms have to be present to know if brain cells have been killed or damaged?

Complex question: Obviously if a patient is having neurological deficits, new onset seizures then there may be changes in the brain matter including necrosis of brain tissue. There may be findings on imaging such as MRI but there may not be, although if the neurological deficits are significant then there would be findings on imaging most likely. ...Read more

13

13
I always feel headache at my left side of my brain sometimes it goes to right.What could be the couse of this?

I always feel headache at my left side of my brain sometimes it goes to right.What  could be the couse of this?

Chronic Headaches: Constant headaches should always be evaluated asap as there could be an underlying medical condition causing the pain. Use of medications like Ibuprofen and triptans on a frequent basis can cause headaches. Family history of headaches also predisposes a person to headaches. Other factors involved in headaches include stress, physical trauma, sleep disorders, and previous history of headaches. ...Read more

14

14
I've never been one to get headaches, but for the last day and a half it feels like a brain freeze that won't stop. What could it be?

I've never been one to get headaches, but for the last day and a half it feels like a brain freeze that won't stop. What could it be?

You need to be seen: This sounds like it could be a migraine headache but without more information and a thorough exam, there is no way to tell. You should be seen by a physician to make sure this is not something more serious and to prescribe appropriate treatment. It is especially important if you have never had a headache like this before. ...Read more

15

15
Why do I feel very sharp headache at the left part of my brain usually lasts for 5 seconds and I have been finding it hard to understand things?

Why do I feel very sharp headache at the left part of my brain usually lasts for 5 seconds and I have been finding it hard to understand things?

Dysautonomia: There are headaches that are extremely short in duration (seconds) referred to as JABS AND JOLTS...or STABBING HEADACHES, or Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias. Which of those would you like to claim for yourself? There is treatment but first you need a solid diagnosis. Be happy to help if you'd like to write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

17

17
Does minor swelling of the brain make you have a headache?

Does minor swelling of the brain make you have a headache?

Yes: Along with headache, you would expect confusion and other behavioral abnormalities. Any amount of brain swelling is serious and should be evaluated by a competent doctor immediately. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Can reoccurring headaches in the morning be a sign of a brain tumar?

Can reoccurring  headaches in the morning  be a sign of a brain tumar?

Hedaches: Headaches due to increased intracranial pressure tend to worsen when patients lay down, reported as morning headache on awakening. Improves with standing. Brain tumors among many other conditions, can increase intracranial pressure and present as morning headaches. Other conditions can cause morning headaches (cervical disc disease, sinusitis, sleep apnea). Check with your md for proper DX & tx. ...Read more

19

19
Do headaches or migranes cause any kind of damage to you or your brain.

Yes: Chronic migraine has been noted to cause radiographic abnormalities in women. Thus one should always treat chronic migraine sooner rather than later. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
20

20
I recently suffered a brain aneuryism a year ago? Is it normal to get headaches?

I recently suffered a brain aneuryism a year ago? Is it normal to get headaches?

Yes. : If you had a hemorrhage and a procedure to fix the aneurysm, headaches can be fairly common. If you feel like your headaches are now different or worsening, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer