Most conditions that result in head pressure aren’t cause for alarm.
Common ones include tension headaches, conditions that affect the sinuses, and ear infections.
Abnormal or severe head pressure is sometimes a sign of a serious medical condition, such as a brain tumor or aneurysm.
What causes headaches when you bend over?
Cough headaches are an unusual type of headache triggered by coughing and other types of straining — such as from sneezing, blowing your nose, laughing, crying, singing, bending over or having a bowel movement. Secondary cough headaches are more serious, as they can be caused by problems within the brain.
What are the symptoms of head pressure?
Dull, aching head pain. Sensation of tightness or pressure across your forehead or on the sides and back of your head. Tenderness on your scalp, neck and shoulder muscles.
How do you get rid of pressure in your head?
Try these tips and get to feeling better fast.
- Try a Cold Pack. If you have a migraine, place a cold pack on your forehead.
- Use a Heating Pad or Hot Compress. If you have a tension headache, place a heating pad on your neck or the back of your head.
- Ease Pressure on Your Scalp or Head.
Why does my head feel heavy and dizzy?
The head may feel heavy due to underlying medical conditions. Dizziness and lightheadedness that affect balance can cause the head to feel heavier. These symptoms can also be those of a balance disorder. Several different types of balance disorder exist.