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Can over straining while passing stool leads to nerve or vein in head & neck to break ?After straining during bowel movements feel pain in forehead .

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Dr. Nilofer Nisar
Neurology

In brief: Headaches

Straining for bowel movements can increase intra abdominal and intra cranial pressure.
Most of the time there is no threat to brain vessels. Very very rarely if a person has brain artery aneurysm then there is a possibility of rupture and bleeding in side the brain, which can lead to severe sudden headache, coma and death if not taken care quick;y.

In brief: Headaches

Straining for bowel movements can increase intra abdominal and intra cranial pressure.
Most of the time there is no threat to brain vessels. Very very rarely if a person has brain artery aneurysm then there is a possibility of rupture and bleeding in side the brain, which can lead to severe sudden headache, coma and death if not taken care quick;y.
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