Top
10
Doctor insights on: Why Does My Head And Face Go Red When I Get An Headache

Share
1

1
Why do I get a headache and my head turn red after bending over?

Why do I get a headache and my head turn red after bending over?

Abdominal Pressure: Bending at the waist increases intra-abdominal pressure causing venous return to the heart to decrease. This backs up the blood being pumped from the heart to the periphery which for your upper body is your head. Increasing venous pressure causes increased pressure in the head which leads to that headache. That's also why your face turns red. Same thing from a valsalva maneuver. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
4,235 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Out of nowhere my cheeks become red and warm / hot to the touch and I'll get a mild headache on the top of my head?

Out of nowhere my cheeks become red and warm / hot to the touch and I'll get a mild headache on the top of my head?

Adrenaline vs: allergy , may react to heat/cold, allergen or excitement with such, or side effects of meds espec,. birth control,be sure all labs including thyroid normal and heart is good , especially if any blood pressure highs or pulse high with this , ...Read more

3

3
When i run(exersize) my face gets really red and i get a headache why?Is it normal?It feels like my head is going to explode. I also get a runny nose?

When i run(exersize) my face gets really red and i get a headache why?Is it normal?It feels like my head is going to explode. I also get a runny nose?

Headache: My concern if your blood pressure becomes too high during running. Running is good, but if the bood pressure becomes too high then we need to controle it and be less aggressive with sport until hour blood pressure is under control. ...Read more

10

10
Why do certain foods give me headaches, like citrus?And some smells give me headaches too, why?I also have 2 unexplainable red/bruises on my head. Help!

Why do certain foods give me headaches, like citrus?And some smells give me headaches too, why?I also have 2 unexplainable red/bruises on my head. Help!

15% solution: About 155 of migraine sufferers have headaches either caused by or aggravated by food sensitivities. Citrus is a common offender. Migraineurs also have increased sensitivity to smells, especially perfumes & hydrocarbons (gasoline), triggering headaches. The bruises? Well, your guess is as good as mine but unrelated to the 2 things discussed above. ...Read more