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Throbbing Headache When Standing Up
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
Blood pumping: The throbbing in headaches (typically migraines) is generally thought to be caused by excessive blood being pumped into the area. At one time, these headaches were called "vascular headaches" for this reason. There are many other possible causes including high blood pressure and increased intracranial pressure, which are much more ominous. Best to see your doctor for a checkupSee 1 more doctor answer
Long shot but...: ... I hope you are not suffering from a cerebrospinal fluid leak. Just my idea; others will have more and better suggestions.
Normal=Common: No: While not normal, it is behavior, not optimal, not extremely rare, yet not necessarily serious, at least in the short term, also clearly not healthy. Symptoms c/w vascular/migraine ha, especially if pulse in sync with the ha throb. There are several ways to improve, though would avoid most meds, a few might help a little. Best seek: mechanism of ha, address your internal controls & excellent help.See 1 more doctor answer
Tension Headche: Unless a trauma involve, a headache after stretching is usually a tension headache. It should improved after rest and should not persist.
Throbbing headaches: Of course it is not normal. Have your primary care physician do orthostatic blood pressure measurement. Physical exam focused on carotid ascultation and nervous system will be helpful. Further a carotid doppler or CT Angiography of the head and neck possible might answer some questions.See 1 more doctor answer
Feeling weird after throbbing headache? Meds helped headache. Now I just feel kinda malaise and a little headachy
Migraine?: A migraine headache usually is a one-sided, severe, headache with associated nausea, vision changes, and incapacity. They usually start in the late teens or 20s. It doesn't sound like you have true migraine quite yet, however, the feeling weird with malaise could count toward the incapacity, and the throbbing continued headache could count toward the severity. Keep a headache diary to report later.
A sudden very hurtful throbbing headache starts at the beginning of a workout. Never experienced this before. Lasts for about 10 sec or so then milds
See your Dr.: Headaches with exertion can be a sign of trouble.
See below: Depends on the location, duration, specific symptoms, medical history and many other factors. However, both tension and migraine type headaches can be triggered by crying episodes that are associated with stress, depression and other negative emotions. Crying related to happiness does not cause muscle tension or hormone stimulation like that with negative emotions.
Did you hit: Yoir head at any point? Is your vision affected? It could be any number of things, will need more information
I've had a throbbing headache all day. Now it just happens whenever I stand up. Is there anything I can do?
Headache: First, check with your family doc. To make sure your blood pressure is ok & order some lab work, then help u find the cause & treat that.
Throbbing headache and pain at the back of the head from exercise. Lasts for about 5 minutes everytime. Should I be worried?
Maybe: Exercise-induced headaches are most always benign and can last for many hours. Like most headache types the cause is not known. But there are more serious headaches brought on by exercise. These tend to be sudden or first time events associated with nausea, vomiting, sudden dizziness, loss of consciousness, double vision. If this is your first headache from exercise, see your doctor.
Years ago I used to get a mild throbbing headache when I ran. That hasn't happened in years but does anyone have an idea what could have caused that?
Exertional: Headaches from exertion are present in a small % of people. These are often self-limiting and come on for no apparent reason and some weeks later depart the same way. Despite research, neuroscientists are still uncertain of the cause (s). Migraine and muscle tension or even temporo-mandibular joint troubles are possibilities too. Glad they've resolved. Hope you're still exercising
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