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Sudden Pressure In Head
Sometimes when I stand up I get sudden pressure in my head, my heart beat is a little wonky and I feel dizzy. Could this by my ms?
Not necessarily.: Your description raises concern of possible postural blood pressure drop, which could be a medication adverse reaction, but also, associated with a migrainous phenomenon. I do not see a medication to control your ms, only the steroids, which I presume are being used for a relapse. Would suggest starting a potent ms agent soon, and supplementing vitamin d. Have your doc assess all mentioned. ...Read more
When laying on my stomach I feel sudden pressure in my head behind my eyes & in my ears. My vision gets cloudy & I feel dizzy. Goes away when I sit up?
Pressure increase: Your symptoms suggest increase in the pressure in your head which then, puts pressure on the optic nerves, the eyes, & well, everything. Increased pressure in the head occurs when pressure in the abdomen increases. This commonly happens when straining to have a BM. Lying on the abdomen is likely causing pressure increases in the head. Try your back. Questions? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more
What could be causing sudden pressure/pain in my head that leads to clouding vision for a few minutes?
Increased: Intracranial pressure can be one of several causes of your symptoms. An increase in pressure of the fluid that surrounds the brain and optic nerve can be responsible of this phenomenon. Please see your primary care physician immediately if you do not have an ophthalmologist or neurologist. ...Read more
Sudden onset vertigo pressure in my head headache almost collapsing weak body only last a minute or 2 then trembling n headache n nausea?
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
Many things: Many things can be responsible for this. You need to be examined by a physician who will determine if you need a neurologist, an ENT specialist or tests. ...Read more
A TUMOR: Really, it could be a tumor, have it checked out! ...Read more
Head pressure: Pressure there on bending forward can be due to mild strain/inflammation of the musculature or ligaments in your neck which attach to the occiput (back of your skull). If that's the only time you experience the symptom and you have good range of motion of your neck, it doesn't appear to be a serious issue like a bulging disk or arthritic spur. See your physician if you have further concerns. ...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
Might be migraines.: There are many causes for migraines, from eating foods like chocolate to drinking wine to exposure to light to being upset to much more. These are often associated with dizziness, visual changes, and nausea. Your lying down might be a trigger for them. I would say first to try pain relievers that you normally use designed for migraines, and if they don't work, see your doctor for more work-up. ...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
Orthostatic decrease of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressure thus leads to compensatory dilatation of pain sensitive intracranial venous structures which in turn causes orthostatic headache and facial pain/pressure.
Rec. See a pain management or orofacial pain specialist for comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
Please clarify: What does it feel like when you don't press down on your head? ...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
What are some causes for pressure like feeling in head that has occurred for 3-4 days on and off randomly?
Many possibilities!: Causes for a pressure-like feeling in the head can be from a number of things, including a viral infection (cold, flu, etc.), sinus congestion (sinusitis, allergies, etc.), stress (tense muscles, tense neck, etc.), medications, other "drugs" (drug use, drug withdrawal, caffeine effects, etc.), hydration changes, blood sugar changes, fumes (carbon monoxide, etc.), rare tumors, rare aneurysms, etc.. ...Read more
Boxing blow to top of head a week ago. Feeling A LOT off pressure and pain when I move head back and forth. Is this normal?
I have a significant pressure sensation in my head that occurs every time I bend down or put my head forward. Is this serious?
Get examined: For positional vertigo and benign positional vertigo. ...Read more
In my head I have pressure feels like I have fluid in my head that is causes a high sensation of pressure, what could be causing this?
Sinusitis: You may have sinus congestion of an infection which can cause these symptoms. If they persist, see a dr. For a clinical exam, good luck. ...Read more