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Why Does It Feel Like My Head Is Rushing
Head feeling odd?: Please send another question to healthtap, with some details to describe your discomfort. Do you mean that you feel too much blood going to your head, or do you feel light-headed as if not enough blood is getting up there (may occur with a bit of dizziness and the vision graying out and then coming back)? New illnesses with fevers often cause such head sensations. Send us another question! Thanks. ...Read more
Because it is: When you lay down, 500-1000ml of blood volume which had previously been stored in the legs is released from the pull of gravity and can contribute to the perfusion pressures of the head and brain, and gravity is no longer decreasing the pressure of blood rising to the head. The brain rapidly compensates for this but the facial vessels much less rapidly so you can get a transient flushing. ...Read more
Vertigo - BPPV: If you have the sensation of the room spinning when you lie back, get up, or move your head suddenly, it sounds like you may have benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. There are many other causes of vertigo, and your provider can perform a simple maneuver in his office to see if you indeed have bbpv. Bppv is caused by an inner ear condition which is usually easily corrected. ...Read more
Can anxiety give u a weird head rush n feel like u pass out n make head real weird for a few sec or is this serious?
Consider: Medical assessment.Get a more detailed answer ›
Every time I stand up after sitting down (even for only a couple of minutes) I get intense head rush & dizzyness &cant see for 15 seconds. Why is this?
Standing for mins I feel pressure like head rush. Bp is fine when sit to stand & always fine why do I feel this when I’m standing in one spot?
Delayed orthostatic: Delayed orthostatic changes, check BP after standing for mins ...Read more
Off and on for a few days now I've been breaking into a sweat with a feeling of blood rushing to my head, feel like I'm gong to get sick, and I feel l?
Postural hypotension: If this happens when you stand up it might be from low blood pressure where the blood doesn't get sufficient supply to the brain and it can cause you to pass out. Blood pressure is a vital sign and is thus very important. See your md and get a diagnosis. You wouldn't want to fall and hurt yourself from this condition! ...Read more
Why would I feel as if the blood is rushing to my head when I'm not upside down? It happens while bending over slightly, laying on my back, etc
Because it is...: All those position allow a shift in venous return. ...Read more
What's wrong if I can hear noises in my head when I lay down but when I sit up it's like I hear my blood rushing?
See a neurologist: Hard to say but seeing a neurologist would be a good start, or perhaps a ent. ...Read more
Get checked for: Possible middle ear infection. Take care!Get a more detailed answer ›
What could a 2 second head rush be that kinda makes you more backwards in your seat? Is this an adrenaline rush
Anything: Any number of things could cause this. The fact that it lasted a couple of seconds requires you see your doctor for a work up. ...Read more
What can be the cause of tingling, itching, crawling senstaion in head and body related to skin or ellergy (with no signs of rush)?
Muktiple factoers: I suggest formal allergy and medical testing for underlying illnesses. ...Read more
My brother having blood rushing in head 2-3 time a week. It always happen when he woke up from sleep but still lying on the bed. Bp is normal. Why?
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,
"Head rush" means different things to different people.
To me it is:
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Stendhal_syndrome
more commonly lightheadedness which can be from low blood pressure or low blood sugar (each of which have a LOT of causes)
dizziness like the room spinning (most often due to inner ear). ...Read more
When I stand up I feel dizzy and my vision goes black and I feel this cold rush in my head, what can it be?
Head rush and the split second dizziness right after. Happened three times in 3 hours. So scared it's something sinister. Could it be anxiety?
Could be anxiety: Yes, anxiety could be causing your symptoms. Panic attacks start suddenly and generally pass within 30 minutes. Symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, severe anxiety, heart pounding, hyperventilation, etc are common in panic attacks. Treatment is possible with a combination of psychotherapy (cbt especially) and medications as needed. ...Read more
Had sudden head rush and fell unconscious....... I was jogging, it started raining, so I stopped, I had sudden head rush and fell unconscious.
Get checked out: Losing consciousness or passing out while exercising can be a symptom of a serious problem with your heart. You should go into be evaluated and avoid exercise until your doctor tells you it is safe to start again. ...Read more
My husband was sitting quietly in a recliner when suddenly felt a rush of heat move from his lower body up to his head. What could cause this?
Several things: With these kinds of symptoms and their persistent nature, it's best if you see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, possibly run some tests and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Seizures: It's possible. Vertigo can be a symptom of seizures. Best to see a neurologist so an eeg can be performed and, if needed, a prolonged eeg to try and capture an episode and further characterize your episodes. Oftentimes a seizure is associated with motor symptoms, sensory symptoms, and loss or altered level of consciousness. Look for associated symptoms the next time it occurs. ...Read more
I am experiencing shivers on my head. It feels like a rush of coldness only on the ride side of skull. What could this be?
For the last two days, I've felt like the blood is rushing to my head when I lie down. It's keeping me from falling asleep. What's wrong with me?
After standing for 5+ mins I get this pressure or like my head has a lot of blood flow, head rush. I think ill faint but dont. BP is always fine.
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