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Headache when lying down
freckles1963 posted:
In the last few weeks I have had massive headaches that wake me every morning. When I stand up I feel a lot better....has anyone else had this? I do suffer from migraines but this is a different kind of headache.
Chris_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hiya and welcome,

I'm not an expert but sometimes if you have allergies and they tend to build up at night while laying down. Fluid builds, and then drains when we stand up.
Allergy headaches are different, it's more of a pressure than a pain, and unusually in the front of your head.

Do you have allergies? Might be time to get to the doc and share you symptoms and concerns. I hope you feel better soon.

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