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Old 01-20-2002, 06:20 AM   #1
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Red face i get bad headaches every time i cry

is this normal ?
once i read that the blood supply to the brain
is increased when you cry. maybe this is the reason.
have you ever experienced this ?
or could it be something worse ?

 
Old 01-22-2002, 11:02 AM   #2
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Long bouts of crying makes you dehydrated. When you get dehydrated, a headache often follows. After you've had a good cry, go drink a couple tall glasses of water, and I'll bet you can fend off that headache.



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Old 01-23-2002, 08:32 AM   #3
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good joke..
i don't cry half a gallon...
this is not the reason !

 
Old 01-23-2002, 11:15 AM   #4
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This isn't a joke this is true. You don't have to cry half a gallon to dehydrate yourself. I'm hoping someone else can back me up here about dehydration headaches....

When I work out at the gym and do 30 minutes of cardio, I do sweat a bit but not "gallons". Not even enough to form drops of sweat that fall... it's just a glow of perspiration. If I don't drink a full bottle of water during that time, I get a headache within an hour.

Same when I cry. Every time I cry for any decent period of time (more than just a wee tear) I get a headache within an hour if I don't have a big glass of water.

Your body is totally reliant on hydration and a headache is the FIRST sign of dehydration. If you still don't believe me, give it a try, seriously. Next time you're having a big cry, drink several glasses of water during and after, and I'll bet you don't get a headache.

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Old 01-24-2002, 02:35 PM   #5
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ok sorry, but this is definitley not my case.
i get the headache immediately even before sheding
a tear. it must have soemthing to do with the
increase of blood-supply to the brain, maybe the
arteries are dilated a bit because of the blood....

anyone knows wether this is normal ?

 
Old 01-31-2002, 07:22 PM   #6
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Hi Joe - Why are you curious about this? How often do you have to worry about this? Do you cry often?

 
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