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Why do I get headaches after travel?

Why do I get headaches after travel?

Multiple Factors: Dehydration especially after alcoholic drinks, sleep deprivation, and "jet lag" all contribute to these headaches. Try to keep you activities as "normal" as possible to minimize these headaches. Allow time to adapt to the local time zone. Try to adjust to your return time zone prior to actually getting home. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches after long train rides home ~45min each? Happens almost every time.

HAs on Train: Some people are prone to motion-related has, others are sensitive to the fumes/vapors that accompany them. I assume you don't get these on a car or bus? How about on a bike or motorcycle? Assuming not, you might try preventative analgesic use - tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaids - before the rides. What type of headache is it? Migraine? Cluster? If migraine, take a migraine formulation before you ride. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches after a root canal?

Why do I get headaches after a root canal?

Root Canal Headache: Can be very painful and may deprive you of your sleep. The cause is a flawed root canal therapy, or any new root canal infection. The treatment is antibiotics, pain killers and root canal re-treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches after laying on my stomach, propped up on my elbows?

Why do I get headaches after laying on my stomach, propped up on my elbows?

Consider: Perhaps you have some neck issues, such as degeneration of discs, which trigger headaches. Perhaps you are pinching the greater occipital nerves at the base of your skull, or causing jaw problems which secondarily go to headache. Your doctor could perhaps discover other answers. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches after prolonged periods of laughter or short periods of sneezes?

Why do I get headaches after prolonged periods of laughter or short periods of sneezes?

Headaches: There are numerous possibilities... But it's important to rule out serious issues such as aneurisms or other brain issues. See a neurologist right away for answers. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches after taking vitamin b complex?

Why do I get headaches after taking vitamin b complex?

Nonspecific: Taking vitamin b complex if taken in usual prescribed doses should not cause headache. If taken in mega doses as some do, it can cause headache, especially the Niacin (b3) which can be associated with altered pain sensation. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches alot?

Why do I get headaches alot?

Many reasons: Headaches can be caused by a number of possibilities. These include hormonal fluctuations, dehydration, muscle tension, sinus/allergy issues, infections, migraines, tumors, and a number of other medical issues. Best to see your doctor to narrow the cause. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches so often?

Many possibilities: There are many types of headaches and myriad causes for them to develop. Muscle tension and spasms, vascular spasms, food triggers, over use of headache medications and cervical spine joint disease are some of the possible causes. If you find them debilitating and interfering with your life, I suggest consulting a physician experienced in treating chronic headaches for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches every day?

Why do I get headaches every day?

There can be many ca: We need more information as to the type of headaches, how often, associoated symptoms etc and you need a thorough exam and may need blood test and/or imaging to determine the cause and treat approprietely
so see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches when I sing?

Why do I get headaches when I sing?

Needs investigation: If headache occurs with coughing, laughing and sneezing also in addition to singing, then there could be obstruction to flow of spinal fluid. That would need neurological investigation. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches all the time?

Why do I get headaches all the time?

Get a workup.: If you are having frequent headaches, the most likely cause is your neck. Chronic condtions like sinus problems, muscle tension, spasms, allergies, can all contribute. Since most ha come out of extension of cervical issues, have your neck and head checked out. Treatments are plentiful for these triggers. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches from headbands?

Why do I get headaches from headbands?

Headband headaches: If you get headaches only when you wear headbands than stop wearing them, or don't wear them too tight
in some cases headbands can be triggers for migraine headaches and if youhave history of headaches in past not related to headbands than it is the trigger and avoid it
some people use headbands to prevent headaches, these are not too tight. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches whenever I read?

Why do I get headaches whenever I read?

This or that: There could be multiple causes such as fatigue, eye strain, underlying reading difficulties that cause fatigue, concentration difficulties. First step for someone getting headaches while reading would probably be to start by going to an ophtalmologist to rule out visual problems. ...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

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Why do I get headaches when I get woken up?

Why do I get headaches when I get woken up?

PNS problem?: Sleep increases parasympathetic nervous system (pns) activity. Pns also can relax blood vessels and hence increase blood flow to your brain. When you are awakened this could manifest as a headache. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches all the time at work?

Why do I get headaches all the time at work?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for headaches. There could be a trigger from work or not, see the list I included. See your doctor. You could be having exercise induced, tension, migraine, hypertension, mood disorder, best to see a physician. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches on my days off from work?

Why do I get headaches on my days off from work?

May be caffeine: May be that you have caffeine withdrawal headaches because you drink coffee at work but not when you have a day off. ...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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How come I get headaches after someone around me smokes a cigarette?

How come I get headaches after someone around me smokes a cigarette?

Smells: There is an intense brain and olfactory (smelling) connection. Some people are very sensitive to certain smells or additives. This also often happens with colognes. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches before it rains?

Why do I get headaches before it rains?

Barometric pressure: Two thirds of chronic pain patients are sensitive to changes in atmospheric pressure. Less pressure means our tissues and vessels swell a little, which is enough to set off a hypersensitive nerve. ...Read more

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How come I get headaches after sex?

How come I get headaches after sex?

It happens!: There is a tremendous release of vasoconstricting hormones prior to orgasm and an increase in blood pressure. Immediately after, vasodilation occurs and can trigger headache! ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches in back of my head?

Why do I get headaches in back of my head?

Occipital Neuralgia: This is a very common location to get headaches. There are two very large nerves known as the greater ; lesser occipital nerve in that region. Most commonly, these nerves are compressed between the muscles of your neck and the fascia, creating extreme pain and headaches. Good news, there are new advances to help this type of headaches with Botox or surgery. Have to rule out other causes too! ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches when I eat raw onions?

Migraines: Raw onions are a big migraine trigger.
You may find other foods can trigger migraines as well. ...Read more

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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

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Why do I get headaches when I wake up from a nap?

Why do I get headaches when I wake up from a nap?

Headaches after nap: May be your pillow is not set right or you nap in a sofa that is not comfortable for your neck muscles. Naps should otherwise relax you. Drink lots of fluids inthe dya, dehdration sometimes can cause headaches too. ...Read more