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Why do I always get a headache after exercise?

Why do I always get a headache after exercise?

Many possibilities: Do you tend to hold your breath while doing something strenuous or lifting a weight? Do you exercise on an empty stomach, after insufficient sleep, or without keeping yourself adequately hydrated? Have you had your blood pressure checked? ...Read more

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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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I get chronic headaches and I get a headache like migraine every time I finish working out what do I do ?

I get chronic headaches and I get a headache like migraine every time I finish working out what do I do ?

See doctor soon: Some type of headaches give the inclination the patient needs brain imaging. See the picture for other findings that suggest imaging. An eye exam can also help eliminate some diagnoses. ...Read more

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When I do physical activity sometimes i get a headache. How do I prevent this?

When I do physical activity sometimes i get a headache. How do I prevent this?

Exertional headaches: Check with your doctor to determine if you have an arnold chiari malformation, made symptomatic by exertion or intracranial mass. If not, taking talk to your doctor about taking a non steroidal anti-inflammatory 30 to 60 minutes before beginning physical activity. This often blocks the headache occurrence. ...Read more

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I get bad headaches a lot and aanurisums run in my family why would i get headaches all the time should I get checked?

Yes : Constant headaches are not normal, so definitely bring this up to your family doc, especially since you have family history. Good luck from. Nyc. ...Read more

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Why do I always have a terrible headache or even migraine, a day before i get menstruation? How can I cure that?

Why do I always have a terrible headache or even migraine, a day before i get menstruation? How can I cure that?

Estrogen: It is generally accepted that premenstrual headaches are secondary to the drop in estrogen just before the menstrual cycle. There really is no cure other than menopause, but there are medications which can help considerably taken before the cycle. You would need to consult your doc on which meds are right for you. ...Read more

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I don't feel good when I eat peanuts, I get a headache and sometimes I bleed from my nose, what do you think the reason is?

I don't feel good when I eat peanuts, I get a headache and sometimes I bleed from my nose, what do you think the reason is?

You may have a: severe peanut allergy. I would stop eating peanuts and stay away from any products containing peanuts. See an Allergist to see if you are allergic. ...Read more

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Why do I get a headache everyday?

Why do I get a headache everyday?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grinding, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems among other things. See a doctor to get checked out so you can get som ehelp for your headaches. ...Read more

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Horrible headaches i get headaches everyday or 2 and when I do they are so bad i throw up and get dizzy and lose balance i also see stars or black out for a few seconds.Its very hard for me to see when i get a headache. Everytime i get one my eyes hurt,

Horrible headaches i get headaches everyday or 2  and when I do they are so bad i throw up and get dizzy and lose balance i also see stars or black out for a few seconds.Its very hard for me to see when i get a headache. Everytime i get one my eyes hurt,

At : At this point you have complex headache symptoms to include loss of balance, dizziness, vomiting and blacking out. Your headaches are also quite frequent. You could easily fall and become injured. You absolutely need to be seen by the doctor. Your physician is likely to refer you to a neurologist. The source of your headaches needs to be evaluated, so that you can be properly treated. ...Read more

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Hello can u tell why I would get a cold and sweaty back all of a sudden I do have anxiety?

Hello can u tell why I would get a cold and sweaty back all of a sudden I do have anxiety?

Anxiety: is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. See your PCP for evaluation and referral. ...Read more

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Why do you get a headache after crying?

Why do you get a headache after crying?

Headache and crying: It may be due to the emotional stress that caused the crying or it may be related to the muscle contractions that occur as you cry. I would suspect it to be benign especially if it doesn't happen all the time or is mild. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why would i get a horrible headache and dizziness when i need to eat or are tooo stressed?

Why would i get a horrible headache and dizziness when i need to eat or are tooo stressed?

Migraine: What you describe are migraine headaches. Stress and skipping meals are classic triggers. You are in right age group for migraines to start. You should discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

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When I do not exercise for 1 week, start to have headaches. Why do I get that?

When I do not exercise for 1 week, start to have headaches. Why do I get that?

Endorphins?: Exercise is great stuff - it releases enorphins, a natural pain killer and also helps reduce stress and anxiety. The latter may contribute to muscle tension and tension headaches. Of course if headaches are recurrent, severe, new or change in character it is very wise to consult with physician to make sure everyting is okay! ...Read more

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What medicine do i get when i have a headache?

What medicine do i get when i have a headache?

Best Headache Meds: A 2014 study indicates that medication containing a combination of acetylsalicylic acid, (aspirin), acetaminophen(paracetamol), and caffeine is more effective than acetaminophen alone. http://thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/1129-2377-15-76 ...Read more

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Why do I get a headache everytime i workout?

Why do I get a headache everytime i workout?

Hypertension?: Many possibilities: high post-exertional blood pressure, neck strain, low blood sugar, exertional migraine. With multiple, reasonable possibilities, only a physical examination will resolve your problem. ...Read more

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I drink and eat healthily, and get a lot of exercise, but i always seem to have a headache. Why could this be?

I drink and eat healthily, and get a lot of exercise, but i always seem to have a headache. Why could this be?

U need eval 4 cause: C ur pcp or internist 2 r/o any other cause. U r in the age group for cerebral a/v malformation, which can b fatal. Head ache may b a warning sign. Get in now. ...Read more

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Why do I get terrible headaches when i run and is there a way to prevent them?

Why do I get terrible headaches when i run and is there a way to prevent them?

Headaches: Find out why you get the headaches...You sinus history is a good place to start...Get back with your ent...Also you need to get a physical from primary care to look at general health contributions...Blood pressure, etc. Also the list of medications you are taking should not be taken togather...Get some good advice form your docs. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a migraine and not a regular headache?

How do I know if I have a migraine and not a regular headache?

Symptoms : Migraine may have an aura for about 5-10 minutes with sparkling lights, loss of vision, numbness in arm, face, tongue followed by 4 or more hrs of unilateral throbbing headache associated with nausea, vomiting, sensitivty to light and noise. If you have this, consider it a migraine. It can be both prevented and stopped. ...Read more

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I get headaches more than 2x a week, when I get a migraine and it hurts to the point I get sick. What can cause this?

I get headaches more than 2x a week, when I get a migraine and it hurts to the point I get sick. What can cause this?

Sounds like migraine: Hello Kristine, It sounds as if you are having migraine headaches. I would recommend an in person evaluation. If your headaches are that frequent and severe, you may need a medication to decrease the frequency which you take every day. Hope that helps, Pamela Svendsen, MD ...Read more

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I get very bad migranes and I just would like to know how to get rid of thm becouse its a throbbing pain always comes with throwing up also?

I get very bad migranes and I just would like to know how to get rid of thm becouse its a throbbing pain always comes with throwing up also?

Several choices: Sometimes migraines can be very disabling. There are number of medications out there, it better done under care of a physician or neurologist. If you use medications indiscriminately, you may continue to have what are called chronic daily headaches, difficult to get rid of. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more