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Why Do I Have Headache When I Wake Up
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
No: Headaches on waking in the morning are more worrisome than headaches that have some sort of identifiable cause, like certain foods or activities. Especially concerning is a headache that wakes a person up from sleeping or one that improves from sitting up. This is something that you should have evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
I have headache when I wake up and when I stand up and move its getting worse, is it serious and I have to be worry?
Consider caffeine: Many things can cause morning headache. One of them is caffeine withdrawal. A person who drinks much coffee can actually develop headache overnight, and find it's relieved by drinking morning coffee. The management of this is gradual reduction of caffeine dose. ...Read more
Headache when I wake up late or sleep for long hours in morning, feels like numbness or frozen and it lasts for about a day?
Lightheaded: I would suggest seeing your family medical doctor. Sounds like you need a complete physical. Good luck. ...Read more
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Diabetes is a chronic disease that causes elevation of blood sugar and can cause some complications.
Headache can be a sign of low or high blood sugar, also type 2 diabetes are prone to get migraines or the uncommon inflammation of the nerve in the back of the scalp
Also, there are many causes of headache apart from diabetes as dehydration, stress etc.
See your health professional for more advice ...Read more
I'm getting a headache when I wake up you 2 months apart on the right side, my left hands will feel numb "asleep" for less than 5 mins. Is it normal?
Get evaluated: More historical details would be helpful - what is the character of the headache, any key factors that cause it, does the headache go away spontaneously, does it wake you up from sleep, where is it localized, is this a new kind of headache and/or set of symptoms in your hand, etc.; you should be evaluated by your doctor to further define the syndrome you are experiencing. ...Read more
I get headache when I wake up I blow my noise blood come out just a lil bit n I have a bruises on my left legs y?
Nose bleeds: It could just be due to allergies and dry nasal passages but I would go see a doctor just to make sure that you don't have a clotting issue. ...Read more
What can I do for sinus headache when I wake with a headace. Popping my blood preasure is elevatedmy fingers are swollen?
Poss migraine: Definitely make sure it isn't from high blood pressure. If it is normal then consider migraine. Over 90% of people who think they have sinus headache actually have migraine. Often with nausea, vomiting, sound and light sensitivity, miss school or work. With 2 symptoms >80% chance, with all 3 then >90%. Sinus headaches not so severe and not with these others symptoms. ...Read more
Depends: Sometimes, you have a headache, you go to sleep and wake up headache free. But if you wake up with a headache, either the headache is too severe for sleep to stop it or you develop a new headache during sleep. Headache is a form of pain so it can activate brain activities and wake you up. ...Read more
Visit doctor: For headaches that wake you in the night, you should take a visit to your doctor. This type of headache needs attention rather than ignoring. If the headaches are occurring after binge-drinking it's a different story -- but there's no additional information on your question. Please see your doctor asap. ...Read more
Likely migraines: Assuming your headaches do subside during the day they are likely migraines. You may have had infrequent headaches in the past which have become daily now. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Evaluation Needed: I'm not sure what "mad" means but if this has been going on for a while and nothing otc or you do at home works to alleviate, then you will need to go to the doctors to determine the cause of the headaches. You and your doctor can then formulate a treatment plan to alleviate your headaches. ...Read more
Def. Discuss with GP: If this is a new presentation of recurring headache it should be discussed with your primary physician. Morning headaches raise a red flag so discussing with your physician is important. Most often its a benign condition causing headaches. Given that this sounds new I would definitely discuss with your physician. Additionally the characteristics of your headache are important to discuss. ...Read more
Morning headaches: Morning headaches are concerning. You should have your wife make an appointment to see her physician. ...Read more
Very common: Headache is a common disorder and represents a major health problem both in the us and abroad. There are many headache sufferers who have never consulted a physician. These patients self-treat their headaches mostly with otc medications. Frequently, their headaches are not resolved. Rec: see a headache or orofacial specialist for proper consultation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have had a headache for a week and half now, I wake up with it and it doesn't go away, what should I do?
I don't get anyosleep at night and its starting to beclme a headache. I toss and turn allight long and I wake up?
Sleep deprived: What are you doing before you go to bed? You may be over stimulating yourself by texting, reading worry, etc an hour or so before bed try to relax by listening to soft music, take a walk or other relaxing activityas a last resort you can try taking melatonin. ...Read more
Sometimes when I wake up I have headaches and when I stand up my vision will go blurry or I see complete darkness.?
Blurry vision: Dear Noelle: Headaches with blurry vision make me wonder about inflammation in your eyes (like Uveitis). Eye diseases can present with headaches. But there are many other possible diagnoses too so see your provider. Your doctor may also have you see a neurologist. Best of luck! Nisha ...Read more
I have been taking butalbacetamincaff for a couple days for headaches. Now it seems extremely harder for me to wake up in the mornings?
Yes: It's a common side effect.Get a more detailed answer ›
Since 8.12.14 ive been getting headaches that no med or amount seems to help. Dr.s don't know. I wake up with them being the worst. Suggestions?
Hi I'm having a headache (lower left side) for three days and nights as well. The pain wakes me up in the muddle of the night. What could that be?
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more
I feel strange on the right side of my body, no pain but I feel a strange sensation sometimes when I wake in the morning, I also don't feel any headache?
More info: What do you mean by strange? Bloating? Pressure? Numbness? Is it on the surface or deep inside? Does it happen everyday? Does it happen only if you lay on that side? Is it always on one side? Does it go away when you start walking? Is it affected by eating? I would need a lot more info to help you. ...Read more
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