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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

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...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 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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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 or aleve afterwards! ...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 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. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Travel (Definition)

Traveling is generally considered safe during pregnancy. The key to traveling while pregnant is to make sure you are going to be comfortable and as safe as possible. It is best to notify your doctor of your travel plans and ask for any recommendations ...Read more