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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
Blood pooling: Some people, after eating might feel dizzy as most of the blood goes around GI system to help food digest ie less blood going to the brain and some might feel dizzy. You might lie down after a meal for 1/2 hour to see if that is helpful. If symptoms persist, please do see an md. Best of luck. ...Read more
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
Expasnsion: Cereal, starches, and other foods often expand after it is eaten and absorbs all of the liquid that it can. Sometimes eating more slowly helps you control portion sizes and reduce that bloated feeling. If symptoms persist it would be wise to see your doctor. ...Read more
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
Get hold of good med: There are some very good medicines now available for treating migraines.They are called triptans but you need a prescription to get them.You should also be under the care of a good neurologist or go to a headache specialist as general docs may not be experts in handling migraine headaches.Or you can go to a headache clinic. ...Read more
Many things: If it is with certain types of foods it may be the sodium content (salt) causing blood pressure changes, blood sugar changes (either hyperglycemia - diabete or pre diabetes - or reactive hypoglycemia, a migraine variant, some people get headaches from some food additives, this is common with alcohol, then there are much more rare things. Start by keeping diary of what you ate prior each headache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Headband headaches: If you get headaches only when you wear headbands than stop wearing them, or dont 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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Much more info: From what you've provided, it is impossible to tell you anything. Think for a moment and revise your question. Tell us more about yourself and your body. What foods you eat, how much, how often, what manner (fast, at a table, restaurant, w/ family?) what sort of sick? (bloat, burp, vomit, constipation/loose bowels) is this new? Anyone else in family have it? Etc., . ...Read more
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