Headache And Pulsating Sensation

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Migraine headaches are often described as a pounding or pulsing pain. There are other types of headaches as well that can feel like this. Call 911 if this is the worst headache you ever had, or if you have any other symptoms, including weakness, confusion, or trouble talking or seeing.

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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