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Causes of Headache when making sudden movements

When we bend down to pick up an object and get up suddenly we can suffer from a Headache for a few minutes, but not all the pain is bad, it is probably due to several factors ranging from Dehydration to Sinusitis.

The Headaches They are manifestations of alarm that something is not right in the body, but not all pain is malignant and not necessarily have a serious pathology behind them, since 70% of the population suffers from Tension Headache and 15% Migraine.

However, some of the characteristics of Headache manifest themselves when performing specific movements such as doing excessive exertion or vigorous sexual activity, you can also suffer from Hypnic Headache (night pains during sleep) or Cough (pain due to prolonged exertion), one of the main signs is that bending over causes discomfort and pain.

What are the causes of Headache when bending over?

First of all, it can be caused by the inflammation of the nasal and paranasal sinuseswhich is known as Sinusitissince Headache is generated by the accumulation of nasal mucus and causes effort when trying to remove it, leaving the area of ​​the cheekbones, half of the forehead and the bending over with sudden movements of the head and neck.

Headache can be caused by a sudden movement when getting out of bed or when bending over and moving the head and neck with effortis accompanied by pulsations in both hemispheres of the brain that can last from five minutes to several hours a day.

The Dehydration It is one of the most common causes of Headache, and it is also accompanied by other manifestations such as having dry mouth, fatigue and thirst. All this It can be a sign that something is not right in another part of the body, since it can be triggered by having an infection with the presence of fever.

Headaches in some cases can be prevented or avoided, one of the best ways is drink plenty of fluids throughout the day, do not make sudden efforts or movements and maintain a balanced diet.

However, you should go to the doctor when the pain does not decrease in intensity or increases, in addition to other symptoms such as:

  • Visual disturbances
  • Vertigo and dizziness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Muscular weakness
  • Seizures

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