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Why do I get headaches 12 hours after exercise?

Why do I get headaches 12 hours after exercise?

Exertional headache?: Exertional headaches are a primary headache type. They are brought on by physical activity. They last 5 min to 48 hrs. The trick is to either avoid the offending activity or take chronic medication to help prevent them. You can also try to scale back your activity and slowly increase to increase your tolerance. Dehydration can also do this. Definitely worth seeing your doc about this. ...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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Headache after exercise that lasts few days. Why???

Headache after exercise that lasts few days. Why???

Many possibilities: It could be the type of exercise you are doing that is hard on your body. Jarring exercise like aerobics and running can cause spine/neck pain which leads to headaches. Try gentle exercise like pilates or yoga or swimming. I would also see a chiropractor to get treatment for headaches and neck pain. Finally, make sure you have a complete physical by your doctor. ...Read more

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Neck pain/lower headache pain on left side after exercise been like that since Friday. is it dangerous?

Neck pain/lower headache pain on left side after exercise been like that since Friday. is it dangerous?

Probably Okay.: Please see your primary care provider far evaluation with a specific history and exam. Please call us for further evaluation if you prefer. Meanwhile try local measures as if you have a muscle strain. ...Read more

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I get chest pain and experience dizziness sometimes during and after exercise. After a half hour to an hour they usually go away. Is this serious?

I get chest pain and experience dizziness sometimes during and after exercise. After a half hour to an hour they usually go away. Is this serious?

Abnormal: you should not get these symptoms and they could indicate heart disease or other problems. You need to see your physician asap to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I get sinus & head pain & a chesty cough that lasts 1-2 hours after exercise! Any suggestions on how to combat that?

I get sinus & head pain & a chesty cough that lasts 1-2 hours after exercise! Any suggestions on how to combat that?

Allergies/asthma?: You may have some allergies and exercise induced asthma. Try Claritin or Zyrtec for congestion and nasal allergies. See your doctor about an inhaler to help with the exercise induced wheezing and cough. Good luck! ...Read more

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After exercise in the morning I am getting sleep .... Can I take a nap of one hour ?...and please advise me how to get rid of excessive sleepiness?

After exercise in the morning I am getting sleep .... Can I take a nap of one hour ?...and please advise me how to get rid of excessive sleepiness?

Depends: It is important to get the right amount of sleep as many people are sleep deprived. Most people say 7-8 hours a day is ideal. This can be divided to include a nap schedule permitting. If you are requiring substantially more than that then a good medical workup and possibly a sleep study should be done to rule out a medical condition such as sleep apnea for example. ...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