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Why does weather contribute to onset of headache?

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Why does the change in the weather help contribute to the onset of a headache? In warm weather I'm fine but in the cold I'm not! Also if a headache can be caused by high blood pressure, how would you know? Is not dangerous? Is there any real significant signs to help a person that has a very high family history of High Blood Pressure? Can the straining of your eyes also help contribute to head pain? Just wondering! Thank you for your time, Mrs. Cervantes.

     

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Dear Mrs. Cervantes;

Changes in barometric pressure, usually a lowering of this, can cause changes in the cerebrospinal fluid pressure in the brain and this may have a relationship to headaches, including Migraines. High blood pressure also can be a cause of headache. Sometimes, the high blood pressure accompanies a Migraine, and it is not clear why. There are 200 medical and surgical items that can be related to Migraines. With blood pressure, one can measure this at home with a blood pressure unit. This is easy to learn and keeping a diary of blood pressure is a good idea in your circumstance. Eyestrain is certainly another contributing factor for headaches.

Good luck,
John Claude Krusz


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