Exertional Headache

Exertional headache occurs after physical activity, such as coughing, sneezing, and activities like running. They are of two types, primary exertional headache and secondary exertional headache. Primary exertional headache occurs due to physical activity and is usually harmless. Secondary exertional headache occurs after a physical activity due to some health conditions, such as tumors. A throbbing headache, vomiting, loss of consciousness, and double vision are some common symptoms observed. Taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs helps to reduce it.

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Why am I getting fever and headache post my workout?

Query: Hello doctor, Every time I train fitness, my head is warm and I get fever and headcaches after training. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Priety

General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history it is obvious that you are suffering from exercise headache. During exercise your muscle heats up, this results in dilatation of blood vessels that causes increased blood flow to the brain, skin. This heat should be removed from the body so the sk...  Read Full »

I have recurrent headaches from the last nine years. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28 year old male. I have been having headaches for more than nine years now. I am an internet entrepreneur. So, I use computers a lot, though the usage has reduced significantly since I hired people to help me. However, it is important to note that my headaches started way before...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The headache you are experiencing is a chronic daily headache of chronic tension-type headache. This happens due to being overworked and overstressed in life. Wearing even the best quality glasses are not going to help you. This is because your headache is due to exh...  Read Full »

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