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Headaches: Signs of Serious Brain Problems

Some severe headaches may indicate that a serious brain problem exists.

Brain Hemorrhage Symptoms

  • sudden, severe headache
  • paralysis on one side of the body
  • nausea, vomiting, fever and delirium
  • often, seizures or loss of consciousness

When these symptoms are present, call or go to an emergency facility immediately.

Brain Tumor Symptoms

  • headache on waking that gets worse when you lie down
  • nausea and vomiting
  • double vision, dizziness and loss of memory
  • personality changes
  • head pain comes on gradually but persists and grows worse over time — often months

If these symptoms occur, call a doctor for an immediate appointment.