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Why does it feel like my head is rushing?

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

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Why does it feel like the blood is rushing to my head when I laydown flat?

Why does it feel like the blood is rushing to my head when I laydown flat?

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

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Why does my head spin whenever I lay down? It feels almost like a head rush.

Why does my head spin whenever I lay down? It feels almost like a head rush.

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

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Pain behind the head (heavy feeling) or like blood is suddenly trying to rush but couldn't.?

Pain behind the head (heavy feeling) or like blood is suddenly trying to rush but couldn't.?

Tension headache: It is one of many different kind of headache
it it is severe and persistent see a doctor, preferably a neurologist for proper evaluation and treatment.
try to relax, use heat on the back of the head and neck, ...Read more

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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?

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?

Oh yes: anxiety can precipitate about every type of symptom one can think up. Continue to develop strategies to cope with these feelings. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I get the worst head rush very frequently.?

Head rush?: Not exactly sure what a head rush is. If you have frequent dizziness would get that medically checked. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Blood work: This symptom is very nonspecific. I m curious about your prior medical history. I wonder if your blood pressure is dropping or if your temperature is stable. I would also recommend blood tests for blood sugar levels or blood count or thyroid function. ...Read more

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What could be the. Cause of a head rush feeling and then feeling you might pass out?

What could be the. Cause of a head rush feeling and then feeling you might pass out?

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

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Split second head rush and adrenaline sensation?

Split second head rush and adrenaline sensation?

Head rush: Hard to say with this little information. It may be orthostatic hypotension -- a drop in blood pressure with change in position. ...Read more

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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

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Is a head rush a dizzy type of feeling in the head?

Is a head rush a dizzy type of feeling in the head?

Tricky: 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

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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?

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

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Had sudden head rush and fell unconscious....... I was jogging, it started raining, so I stopped, I had sudden head rush and fell unconscious.

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

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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?

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

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Does off balance type feeling have anything to do with epilepsy like a head rush feeling?

Does off balance type feeling have anything to do with epilepsy like a head rush feeling?

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

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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.

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.

Head flush: I would like to know your blood pressure sitting and then see if it rises upon standing. If there is a significant elevation, it could explain your symptom. It's normal to see a mild rise in systolic bp upon standing, but it's abnormal to see it drop. ...Read more

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Can high bloos pressure cause head rushes like a adrenaline rush and irritate anxiety?

Can high bloos pressure cause head rushes like a adrenaline rush and irritate anxiety?

High BP: Hypertension is usually without symptoms unless BP is very high or it was present for a long time, then such symptoms are possible. Work with your doctor to monitor your BP & medications. ...Read more