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Why does loud noise give me headaches?

Why does loud noise give me headaches?

This is common: Many people with headache disorders are sensitive to loud noise. Loud noise can intensify existing headaches or cause new ones. The physiologic mechanisms are not fully understood. Changes in air pressure from sound waves is part of the cause but probably not the whole answer. ...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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Can listening to loud music give you headaches?

Can listening to loud music give you headaches?

Sometimes: Very loud music, listened to on a regular basis can gradually damage hearing so that over the years your high pitched tones and eventually medium tones will diminish. Keep all noises at a comfortable level. This is why ear protection is now a standard item in noisy industrial environments. Headaches are also caused by loud noises including music. ...Read more

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Why do video games give me a headache?

Why do video games give me a headache?

Get outside!: Your brain doesn't want constant interaction with a screen. It wants interaction with other people and the outdoors. Stop the video games and talk a walk with a friend or family member and see if your headache improves. ...Read more

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What could cause my glasses to give me a headache but not my contacts?

What could cause my glasses to give me a headache but not my contacts?

Poor vision: If you wear glasses and are having headaches, you should get your vision checked. Poor vision can cause headaches. Just getting a different pair of glasses can help. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy for my eyeglasses to give me a headache occasionally?

Could it be healthy for my eyeglasses to give me a headache occasionally?

No damage done: You can experience symptoms of eye starin if you are wearing the incorrect prescription, or a poorley fitted pair of glasses. Bifocal can take some time to get used to. If you are having symptoms, get the prescription and fit checked. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal for my eyeglasses to give me a headache occasionally?

Please advise if it's normal for my eyeglasses to give me a headache occasionally?

May not be cause: Occasionally, poorly designed eye glasses can cause eyestrain, which may develop a secondary headache, but more likely other reasons exist for your pains. Does not hurt to see eye doctor and check if your prescription is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Can not drinking enough water give me a headache?

Can not drinking enough water give me a headache?

Yes.: While there many causes of headaches, one of the most common is being somewhat dehydrated. A good indicator of your hydration status is your urine. Aim to have completely clear, odorless urine. If it is dark yellow and/or smells strong, you need to drink more. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Why does my eye pain give me a headache?

Why does my eye pain give me a headache?

Can be sinus infecti: Eye irritation can be from drying out of tear film or sinus infection (pressure around eye or bacteria/virus backflowing into tear film). See eyeMD to see cause. ...Read more

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What causes codeine phosphate to give me a headache and nausea?

What causes codeine phosphate to give me a headache and nausea?

Codeine: You might experience side effect from codeine. Please discuss these symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does lortab give me a headache and how can I get rid of it?

Why does lortab give me a headache and how can I get rid of it?

Lortab: Sometimes it may be the preparation of lortab - u may need to try another manufacturer or a different medication altogether. ...Read more

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I've been drinking a lot of water to lose weight so why did that give me a headache? Any idea?

I've been drinking a lot of water to lose weight so why did that give me a headache? Any idea?

Head aches: Not sure if the excess water intake caused you head ache or maybe something you stopped eating/drinking. For example, sometime, when people diet and cut out soda with caffeine, they get head aches. Caffeine may not only cause headaches, but can also be a treatment for them etc. So play detective and slowly decrease food groups as opposed to stopping them abruptly. See doc if the HA continues. ...Read more

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I was cleaning my toilet with lysol blue cleaning liquid and I guess from the smell of it I got nauseated with this stuff give me a headache?

I was cleaning my toilet with lysol blue cleaning liquid and I guess from the smell of it I got nauseated with this stuff give me a headache?

It may: Some noxious smells may trigger a headache. Make sure you have adequate ventilation when using any cleaning products. Use of a vent fan in the bathroom may be helpful. If you are sensitive to a product then avoid its use. If your symptoms persist then seek immediate medical treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my birth control pill give me a headache?

Why does my birth control pill give me a headache?

Headache: Headaches are a common adverse effect of oral contraceptives. Discuss with your PCP or OB/GYN for other methods of birth control that may be better tolerated. ...Read more

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Why does second hand cigarette smoke give me a headache?

Why does second hand cigarette smoke give me a headache?

Decreased oxygen: Second hand smoke is as much nicotene, carbon monoxide inhation as you smoking a cigarette--especially in a room without fresh air flowing in. Cigarette smoke is inhaled. The carbon monoxide binds to your circulating red blood cells. They have a higher affinity for hemoglobin then oxygen. The carbon monoxide starves the brain of oxygen. This dialates cerebral blood vessels and causes headaches. ...Read more

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Why do stripes make me dizzy and give me a headache? The headache hurts really bad and I feel drunk.

Why do stripes make me dizzy and give me a headache? The headache hurts really bad and I feel drunk.

Migraine trigger: Unfortunately, alternating dark and light stripes can trigger a migraine in scattered susceptible folks. Your med list does not include preventative meds, and that would be an excellent way to handle this. Pain meds will likely worsen process over time, but could be needed to handle other problems. ...Read more

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What causes spicy food to give me a headache? I really enjoy eating boiled shrimp in spicy boil but it gives me a HA and red eyes because so so hot.

What causes spicy food to give me a headache? I really enjoy eating boiled shrimp in spicy boil but it gives me a HA and red eyes because so so hot.

Not sure but...: It could be the glutamine. An important amino acid. In Chinese cooking they frequently add MSG (Monosodium glutamate) as a flavor enhancer. There is a well described "Chines Restaurant Syndrome" which you may have. Check it out on www. Mayoclinic. Com ...Read more

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Mild pain and swelling between right shoulder and spine. Advil (ibuprofen) helps but by end of day give me a headache. No movement problems Any thoughts?

Mild pain and swelling between right shoulder and spine. Advil (ibuprofen) helps but by end of day give me a headache. No movement problems Any thoughts?

Pain and swelling: Pain with swelling that persists can be indicative of a structural problem. Commonly in the area between the spine and shoulder blade it is a consequence of a sprain or strained muscle. Relief with any NSAIDs also suggests muscle or tendon inflammation.if the condition persists beyond 7-10 days get it evaluated ...Read more

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