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When I Stand Up I Get A Headache
For the last 2 days every time I move my head lower then shoulder height I get a sharp pain at the base of my skull and when I stand up I get a headache. Once I have the headache and I drop my head to below shoulder height I get the stabbing pain and the
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
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Postural headaches: Headaches that occur with a change in ones posture can be due to changes in blood pressure. Some neck pain can trigger headaches as well. Given the postural nature of the headaches, probably worthwhile to have somebody take a good headache history and do a complete neurological examination. ...Read more
When I stand up I get a horrible pressured like headache, with blacked out vision, and jolts in my neck. What could this be?
Autonomic dysfunctio: The symptoms you describe correspond to lack of appropriate blood pressure response and blood flow to the brain when changing position. This can be due to a number of causes including blockages of arteries in the neck. Vasculitis, Arteritis can also be considered. These tend to be more diseases of the elderly. At 19, it may be due to dehydration or autonomic dysfunction for you. See a Doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
De-Stress, H2O, etc.: In most people a simple headache is the result of stress on your system. First, make sure to drink plenty of water. Then, go somewhere relaxing, and meditate do progressive relaxation. Simple tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, caffeine combinations can help. Make sure you are in good health get a physical exam, good nutrition, quality sleep. If you have migraines look in to riboflavin (b-1) to help prevent them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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