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Headaches. Why is it worse by physical activity? Normal?

i have been having headaches daily, sometimes more than once a day in the same area, my forehead . this started about 6 months ago. the headache gets worse with physical activity. my doctor said its a tension headache but im a hypocondriac and i kinda think its an aneurysm . do you have any idea? im 16 and a male by the way
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jun 2012
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It seems from the history that you are having headaches and diagnosed by your doctor as tension headache.
The pain because of aneurysm will be very acute and associated with nausea, vomiting and other signs or raised intracranial tension.
Since you are not having any of these symptoms this is unlikely to be pain associated with aneurysm.
Since you have mentioned that headache typically worsens with physical activity this looks like tension headache only.

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