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Could cold weather give you headaches?

Could cold weather give you headaches?

Possibly: A National Headache Foundation study showed that 73% of people with significant headaches had them triggered by changes in barometric pressure or weather & 38% were triggered by extreme temperatures (hot or cold) ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more


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How to eliminate headache caused by hot weather?

How to eliminate headache caused by hot weather?

Stay hydrated: If in fact your headache is due to hot weather, which is questionable, it may be a result of diminished circulating blood volume as a result of excess fluid loss by perspiration. Stay well hydrated and if this does not correct things, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Whenever the sun is hitting my face, I sometimes I get headaches. Even if I'm wearing a jacket in warm weather I get headaches. Why?

Whenever the sun is hitting my face, I sometimes I get headaches. Even if I'm wearing a jacket in warm weather I get headaches. Why?

Photosensitivity: What symptoms you have been experiencing are not relating to anything really bad. But you may need to discuss with your doctor regarding possible photosensitivity and other reasons for headache. The sun may just be a trigger and not the cause of the headache. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get headaches and nausea during the hot weather?

Is it possible to get headaches and nausea during the hot weather?

Heat and headaches: Sun overexposure can cause headache and nausea, most worrisome is heat stroke in old terms. However, simple dehydration can cause these symptoms, especially if you live in a drier climate. Some migraine patients get headaches on exposure to light from the sun, without the need for over exposure to heat. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for two days straight and have taken pain killers but the headache remains, could it be from the weather?

I've had a headache for two days straight and have taken pain killers but the headache remains, could it be from the weather?

Possibly: Have you reacted to weather in your past? If so - sure! If not, still perhaps if there have been unusual conditions or if you are changing in some way. Don't overuse the pin killers if they aren't working. Try environmental impacts - change heat level, dryness level, drink water, sinus drainage efforts - positional, steam, etc. Neck massage may help. Call doctor if it goes into week. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to get rid of that headache you get in hot weather?

What are some natural ways to get rid of that headache you get in hot weather?

Well heat stroke... : And heat can alter your bodies vascular patterns. This can cause headaches. Make sure you are cool and well dehydrated. Sometimes just cooling down can cause the headache to go away. Drink not only water but things that contain salt and sugar - electrolytes. ...Read more

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Why is it that i always get headaches and just feel nauseous in cold weather?

Metabolic problem?: Temperature variations can have an affect on your immune system, your hormones and your autonomic nervous system. Your symptoms are most likely a manifestation of some sort of imbalance in these systems. If this is the case, a standard pathology focused workup may not reveal any abnormalities. However, a metabolically directed assessment may yield answers. ...Read more