Frequent Bowel Movements And Headache

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

Irritable bowel syndrome can cause frequent bowel movements that can be associated with headache if they cause fluid loss and dehydration. Other causes of headache such as aseptic meningitis and tension headache are less likely to cause frequent bowel movements. If you are concerned about gastrointestinal problems or headache, seek the advice of your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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