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Postby nugget » Thu Jan 11, 2007 7:32 am

What causes a headache?? sometimes it feels like the vessels in my brain are about to explode. Is that whats really happening? are they under pressure? I dont mean what may cause a headache, but what causes the PAIN of one get me?

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Postby Dr.Stein » Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:04 am

Yeah I experience the same :(

One thing happened during headache is vasodilatation, which causes nerves between capillaries pressed. Nerve endings for pressure and painful will send the information to the brain. Vasoconstriction can result in the same painful feeling as the supply of oxygen which is brought by RBC is decreasing.
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Postby nugget » Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:34 am

ohhh man that is terrible, i try to breathe deeper, so that may help? i took painkillers and it did not help. isnt it a terrible feeling? so both constriction and dilation is going to cause pain, no way out lol
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Postby kjle » Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:42 am

I can sympathize with you on this one. I get headaches nearly every day since my accident. I know they're not fun.

I always heard that headaches were from the veins in your neck swelling. I guess that's vasodilation.
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Postby sachin » Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:39 am

Some times I get that when I laugh too muh.....
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Postby Amrik » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:45 am

sachin_at_biog wrote:Some times I get that when I laugh too muh.....


Laughing too much causes stomach ache, they become so stiff and its hard to breathe! lol
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Postby nugget » Thu Jan 11, 2007 12:14 pm

In Melbourne we all gained abs of steel because we laughed so much =) looool

How do you deal with your headaches Kyle? Sometimes they last over 4 hours and i cant even open my eyes or sleep or talk :S and i wasnt dehydrated or overheated. What do you do to relieve symptoms?
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Postby mith » Thu Jan 11, 2007 2:50 pm

Infrequent exposure to high doses of nitroglycerin can cause severe headaches known at NG head, these headaches can be severe enough to incapcitate some people, however, humans develop a tolerance and addiction to nitroglycerin after long-term exposure. Withdrawal can be fatal, withdrawal symptoms include headaches and heart problems, with re-exposure to nitroglycerin these symptoms may disappear. For workers in nitroglycerin manufacturing facilities, this can result in a "Monday Morning Headache" phenomena for those who experience regular nitroglycerin exposure in the workplace; over the weekend they develop symptoms of withdrawal, which are then countered by reexposure on the next work day.


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Postby sachin » Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:55 pm

Laughing too much for me is hell experience when it extends 5 minutes or more.....

My back head starts paining such a way that ;I feel as somebody pressing/crushing my head with his strong hands....... but never got unconcious..... since usually I ve stoped laughing.... immediately...
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Postby kjle » Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:39 pm

nugget wrote:In Melbourne we all gained abs of steel because we laughed so much =) looool

How do you deal with your headaches Kyle? Sometimes they last over 4 hours and i cant even open my eyes or sleep or talk :S and i wasnt dehydrated or overheated. What do you do to relieve symptoms?


Well, a couple of advil usually relieves some of my pain. I can often sleep them off. I drink lots of water, that usually helps too. I ice my neck, because since there is swelling in your neck, which like pinches the nerves (for me at least), the ice brings down the swelling. If it doesn't work, it at least numbs some of the pain.

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Postby MrMistery » Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:00 pm

just punch the patient in the stomach as hard as you can. He will forget about his headache..
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Postby nugget » Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:25 pm

Yeah next time i will try icing my neck, i was icing the problem are.

My headache wouldnt have bee withdrawal of any kind but thats very interesing.

Mr Mistery, that is the best relief for a headache i wonder why its not a more common practice :P loool
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