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Why Do You Get A Headache After Crying
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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When i cry i get headaches that make me want to cry. They are definitely unilateral and throb. I have had these type a lot even when not crying?
What a pain!: I would recommend that you call to make an appointment with a neurologist and speak with your general practitioner. While you are waiting for an appointment, document the exact location of the headache, what the pain feels like, how long it lasts, what makes the headache worse or what makes it better, and any other symptoms associated with the headache (nausea, vomiting, changes in vision). ...Read more
Consider speaking: With a therapist. You are having a tough time and could use some help figuring out why you are feeling so sad. Your emotions are trying to tell you something and in therapy you can make sense of them. Emotions are like a safety valve on a pressure cooker. It is important to pay attention to them. ...Read more
Loud noises &crying from my kids gives me a headache & pinches a nerve in my fore head.It makes me mad, fustrated & i get a bad headache & nerves hurt?
Don t cry: Intracranial hypertension, which is provoked at different degrees by efforts like crying, can be part of this. Don t breath so heavily when you cry, or better, stop crying and see a professional to rule out depression, check if you CNS is normal, and get psychotherapy or antidepressants, if indicated. Again, please don t cry, lady. ...Read more
My 5 year old says her forehead hurts, and her neck, crying a little, normal for a child to get headache?
It sounds like: she could have a strep infection....often associated with neck pain and headache. Children can get headaches although they aren't always able to describe it well. I would recommend you take her to her pediatrician today or tomorrow to be properly diagnosed and treated. You can also give her fever reducing medicine. If any other symptoms develop or she looks sicker, take her to the ER tonight. ...Read more
Why do I get headaches that make me feel nauseous and make my eyes hurt and water like I'm crying?
Cluster?: It is not possible to answer you without proper history If persistent see a neurologist There are MANY possibilities ...Read more
Is it normal to get sinus pain, blocked nose and headache when really upset and crying? So bad head hurts next day but then gone.
Many ppl do. : Indeed. Emotions cause membranes to swell & block passages; tears run to nostrils and cause blowing, causing negative pressure in sinuses-voilà: pain. Not just big sinuses, but the honeycomb-like tiny chambers between the eyes can take hours to recover. Pseudoephedrine can help. ...Read more
I can't even set through fireworks without crying. I get headaches as well, i've tried ear plugs and they don't work. Could it be a hearing loss?
Headache: More than likely this is a muscle contraction headache which often is relieved by massage of the temples and the taking of TYLENOL (acetaminophen). Obviously if the severe headache persists or worsens with the appearance of other symptoms such as vomiting,visual disturbance,drowsiness you should consult your physician. ...Read more
Hot day today. I got a headache seconds RIGHT when I started crying. It left after stopping. Do I worry, ive cried before and it hasnt hurt like today?
It is stress: It is not crying itself but the stress that caused the crying. Stress is a most potent trigger of migraine headaches. Obvious answer is treat the cause of stress. You may still get headaches which then need to be treated depending on frequency and severity with medications. ...Read more
See below: Depends on the location, duration, specific symptoms, medical history and many other factors. However, both tension and migraine type headaches can be triggered by crying episodes that are associated with stress, depression and other negative emotions. Crying related to happiness does not cause muscle tension or hormone stimulation like that with negative emotions. ...Read more
I was crying last night and I had a really bad headache afterwords and I still have it, why has it lasted this long?
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