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A few weeks ago I had for 5 days straight strong headaches, I felt dizzy every time I got up from sitting or laying down, and even lost balance.
Dizziness + Headache: Dizziness and headaches often go together. It is often hard to know which is the cause and which is the effect. A bad migraine can cause symptoms a lot like this. Sometimes people feel this way when their blood pressure fluctuates. For some people, the pressure goes down when they stand and recovers when they lie down. Checking your BP would have helped. Hope it does not come back! ...Read more
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
Yes: Seisure can cause an increase in intracranial pressure due to vascular distension. This is mostly short timed and will improve with time . Otherwise consult a neurologist for help. ...Read more
Hit my head getting into car had headache straight away yesterday and today feeling a bit nauseous and slight headache what should i do?
DIZZY: There are no specific tests for concussion, however the symptoms you describe would be consistent with a concussion-force blow to the head. Unfortunately, there are also no rules with respect to recovery time. We do know however that "brain rest" is the most important element driving recovery. Would be happy to discuss a recovery plan. Send me an inbox consult request. ...Read more
I have been having a headache straight for two weeks, I have felt dizzy, nauseated, tender scalp(noticed it for a long time) pain in temple?
Headache: It's really hard to say what you're experiencing. Youreally need to get some care immediately in an emergence room or within the next few hours see someone that can evaluate you and do a thorough physical exam. The best of luck to you. ...Read more
I've had a headache for two days straight, I've taken headache meds. but they aren't helping, what can I do?
Headaches: If this is the worst headache that you have experienced .. then you may need to see your doctor. Otherwise most headaches are either tension type headaches or migraine headaches. If they fluctuate with your period then it may be hormonally related. If there are other symptoms like dizziness, visual problems. weakness, speech issues, then you probably should seek out your doctor. ...Read more
I find it hard to study more than 3 hours straight without getting a headache or loosing focus, exams are coming up, what can I do?
EatWell-PaceYourself: You have to 'listen' to your body. If you force it, your study efficiency will plummet, so take a break for 20-30 minutes or longer, whatever will regenerate you. Go for a walk or lie down, maybe even nap. but just getting horizontal will help. And do some stretches, loosen up. If you are walking you'll come up with questions or ideas for further study. If you are lying or stretching you'll relax ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad case of very strong hiccups every few seconds for many hours straight already. Causing me headache & bad indigestion cuz of intensity. What to do?
See answer: Hiccups are due to involuntary contractions of the diaphragm.They are often due to sudden excitement or emotional stress.A temporary swollen stomach caused by overeating or eating too fast, drinking fizzy drinks, or swallowing air.A sudden change in temperature (very hot or cold food or drinks, a cold shower, etc). Alcohol.Excess smoking. For treatment see: http://bit.ly/1KmgNlE ...Read more
My husband has had headaches for 5 days straight he is 54 yes if age. Do u know what the cause might be ?
Too many to count!: Everything from eyestrain to stress, neck problems, upper back problems, rib problems, tumors, high blood pressure and on & on. To get a better answer, you should see your doctor. They should take a thorough history, do a thorough physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam (which can find the causes of headaches missed by most other means), maybe lab tests to determine the root cause. ...Read more
Chronic daily HA's: If you possess migraine, and use pain meds, you can develop a rebound process, and the headaches can exacerbate into a more constant process. If you have never had migraine, there is a question of a problem inside the head, or perhaps a medication reaction. Either way, have your physician review all of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: Could be a multitude of things, but the only way to get to the bottom of it is to have a full history and physical exam done. Good luck. ...Read more
5 months -: get an in-person medical eval so that you can stop suffering. ...Read more
5 day headache: If this is a new onset headache for you, then formal evaluation with a physician is important to be certain this is nothing worrisome. There are many benign causes of prolonged headaches - problems with teeth, sinuses, neck, sleep issues - or infections of certain types - but there can be other more worrisome issues that should be evaluated. ...Read more