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Why do I get a headache and my head turn red after bending over?

Why do I get a headache and my head turn red after bending over?

Abdominal Pressure: Bending at the waist increases intra-abdominal pressure causing venous return to the heart to decrease. This backs up the blood being pumped from the heart to the periphery which for your upper body is your head. Increasing venous pressure causes increased pressure in the head which leads to that headache. That's also why your face turns red. Same thing from a valsalva maneuver. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


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When i run(exersize) my face gets really red and i get a headache why?Is it normal?It feels like my head is going to explode. I also get a runny nose?

When i run(exersize) my face gets really red and i get a headache why?Is it normal?It feels like my head is going to explode. I also get a runny nose?

Headache: My concern if your blood pressure becomes too high during running. Running is good, but if the bood pressure becomes too high then we need to controle it and be less aggressive with sport until hour blood pressure is under control. ...Read more

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My head pains when i bend down and often my eyes turn red after bending for 3-5 seconds. Whats happening to me?

My head pains when i bend down and often my eyes turn red after bending for 3-5 seconds. Whats happening to me?

Head pain occurring: When the your head is lower than the horizontal plane or below the level of your heart (as a rule of thumb) may be due to fluid in the frontal or maxillary sinuses. This can occur for a variety of reasons (allergic, infectious, etc.) and best evaluated by your primary care provider. The eyes may seem red due to an increase in conjunctival vascular volume from pressure and gravity in that position. ...Read more

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Why do my ears and head get hot after accutane? Ears turn red..

Why do my ears and head get hot after accutane? Ears turn red..

Not sure: Not sure, i couldn't find any listing of it as a common or even less common side effect of accutane. Have you tried taking it at bedtime instead to see if it doesn't bother you because you are sleeping? If not, that would be my advice. ...Read more