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Question: headache in the forehead


 tee2me - Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:21 pm

Whenever my feet get cold I get a headache in my forehead. My feet when they get cold are hard to get warm. What causes this?
 Dr. A. Madia - Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:44 am

User avatar Hi,

Headaches occuring on getting the feet cold is not a typical or recognized symptom complex to my knowledge. A somewhat plausible explanation could be that you could be having a reflex spasm of your head muscles when your feet get cold. When your feet circulation goes into spasm they get cold and will only get warm when the circulation dilates. This can be achieved with some foot massage or warming them up with hot sponges.

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