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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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Why do I get headaches about 5 to 10 minutes in to my exercise?

Why do I get headaches about 5 to 10 minutes in to my exercise?

Migraines?: Some pts who have migraine do find that aerobic exercise can either initiate or worsen headaches. However, neck problems, and even sinus infections can create head pain with exercise. If the headaches occur when your arms are elevated such as pull-ups or military weight lifting, you could consider thoracic outlet syndrome. If this is migraine, preventative measures will work. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches almost everyday after college? I sleep for 7 hrs. I exercise thrice in a week. And have minute cold. No other probs -19 yrs old

Why do I get headaches almost everyday after college? I sleep for 7 hrs. I exercise thrice in a week. And have minute cold. No other probs -19 yrs old

Triggers to avoid: Think "filds" a representation of the common triggers of headaches.F is for fasting and fatigue.I is for illness.L is for let up from stress, d is for dehydration and s is for lack of sleep or stress. Your body may need 8 hrs/d to avoid ha. Meals should be nourishing & regular (no skipping).Drink plenty of fluids.Learn to relax. Seek medical eval if lifestyle changes doesn't help. ...Read more

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After I work out/exercise, I get a severe headache. It' s painful and I feel like i' m going to pass out. Why is it happening and is it dangerous?

After I work out/exercise, I get a severe headache. It' s painful and I feel like i' m going to pass out. Why is it happening and is it dangerous?

Maybe: Headaches can occur with exercise but if severe you need to see your doctor. This can be a sign of high blood pressure or other medical problems. I would get checked before continuing your exercise program. ...Read more

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Why might someone get a headache every time they exercise?

Why might someone get a headache every time they exercise?

Varies: There are multiple possibilities, including headaches associated with high blood pressure, tension headaches, headaches from vasodilitation as well. A good medical check up is usually a good place to start. ...Read more

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Why might it be that someone get a headache every time they exercise?

Why might it be that someone get a headache every time they exercise?

Possible reasons: 1 possible reason for exercise headaches is dilatation of blood vessels inside the skull. Specific causes for 2nd exercise headaches may include: sinus infection, tumors, obstruction of cerebrospinal fluid, blood vessel abnormalities & v blood flow. Recommend medical evaluation if you have headaches during or after exercise. ...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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How come i get headaches after i exercise?

How come i get headaches after i exercise?

Not uncommon!: Post exertional headaches are common, because your arteries are wide open and carrying more blood after exercise. Intensity is a factor. You can work out longer at lower intensity-this may help. Otherwise, take tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve afterwards! ...Read more

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