One major and one minor injury?

  • Myles_

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    Mar 26, 2013 6:07 PM GMT
    I've been working on for 7 months now. Great results etc. But the past month I have been experiencing two painful problems whenever I work out

    Major: whenever I workout my arms (and sometimes chest), I have a MASSIVE headache on the right side of my brain. I've been to the doctors and they are baffled. I did a CT scan today and waiting for results... but my friend suggest that I may have pulled something. Any heard of this? Solutions maybe?

    Minor (kinda): whenever I do ez-bar curl or straight bar curl, my left arm on the lower side (between my biceps and hand) hurts like crazy. Am I doing these wrong? Did I injury myself? Or am I just weak and need to do some exercise?

    Thanks Gaybras
    Myles.
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    Mar 28, 2013 8:01 PM GMT
    Major - what does your friend think you pulled inside your brain? There are no skeletal muscles to pull in the head. How long do your headaches last and how long has this been going on?

    Until you get the results of your CT scan, any health tips you get on the origins of the headaches are pointless.
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    Mar 28, 2013 8:03 PM GMT
    Watch and see if you hold your breathe while working out your upper body. HOlding your breathe and working hard=headache for many people.
  • FRE0

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    Mar 28, 2013 8:54 PM GMT
    Tensing the jaw can also cause a headache.
  • that_BIG

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    Mar 29, 2013 6:18 PM GMT
    major: valsalva is the cause of most tension headaches in workouts and is also contraindicated for people with high blood pressure so make sure thats in check.

    Minor: i cant really pinpoint the area you are referring to, but its either a weakness in your wrist flexors or extensors. your biceps are able to maintain the weight you are lifting but those muscles of the wrist need to be trained as well since the body works on a lever systems.
  • Myles_

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    Apr 03, 2013 11:01 PM GMT
    that_BIG saidmajor: valsalva is the cause of most tension headaches in workouts and is also contraindicated for people with high blood pressure so make sure thats in check.

    Minor: i cant really pinpoint the area you are referring to, but its either a weakness in your wrist flexors or extensors. your biceps are able to maintain the weight you are lifting but those muscles of the wrist need to be trained as well since the body works on a lever systems.


    Thanks guys!
  • Myles_

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    Apr 03, 2013 11:02 PM GMT
    Erik101 saidMajor - what does your friend think you pulled inside your brain? There are no skeletal muscles to pull in the head. How long do your headaches last and how long has this been going on?

    Until you get the results of your CT scan, any health tips you get on the origins of the headaches are pointless.


    She was mentioned how neck and back muscle tension can led to a restriction of blood flow to the brain.
  • Myles_

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    Apr 03, 2013 11:15 PM GMT
    CT came back nothing btw. The headaches seemed to have went away...