A headache is a very common side effect of Viagra. Many men complain that they suffer from a severe headache while taking Viagra. When you suffer from a severe headache you need to take some urgent care because it can also cause stroke, tumor or blood clot. However, such condition occurs rarely but when you take Viagra regularly you should take some preventive measures so that you do not suffer from a severe headache and never experience stroke, tumor or blood clot. There are a lot of things which helps you to reduce a headache to some extent if not remove completely while taking Viagra.

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5 Ways to Reduce Headaches When Taking Viagra

5 Ways to Reduce Headaches when taking Viagra

Let us check out some steps that will help you reduce a severe headache while taking Viagra:

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#1. Reducing the Dose of Viagra Can Helps Reduce Headaches:

If a headache has become a common symptom after taking Viagra, you should consult your doctor regarding the dose. Viagra is available in different doses ranging from 25 mg to 50mg to 100mg. Ask your physician, whether reducing the dose can keep you comfortable? Generally, 50 mg of Viagra is efficient enough to work on your body and also do not cause any severe headache. However, taking more than 50 mg of Viagra can experience you a mild to a severe headache along with some other temporary physical problems. Your doctor can work out on it and find out what amount of Viagra will be effective for your body and also do not cause a headache. So, consult your doctor as soon as you experience a headache while taking Viagra.

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#2. Healthy Eating Habits to Reduce Headaches When Taking Viagra:

It is very essential to eat properly while you take Viagra. However, some Viagra should be taken on empty stomach for getting the maximum effect, but after taking the Viagra you should eat properly. Otherwise, it is for sure that you will experience a severe headache. So, whenever you take Viagra make sure that you consume adequate calories that can enhance your energy level as well as proper food to enhance immunity. People with more immunity are not only safe from all common side-effects of Viagra but also get maximum benefits from it.

#3. Decrease Alcohol Intake to Reduce Headaches When Taking Viagra:

It is utmost important to avoid alcohol when you are on Viagra. Whether your doctor tells it or not you must know that Viagra pills will become less effective if you take alcohol at the time of consuming it. Moreover, the combination of Viagra and alcohol is very dangerous and can produce serious hangover effect on your body. So, if you are taking Viagra, you must avoid alcohol or take it in regulated quantity.

#4. Drink Plenty of Water:

Always remember that dehydration is the major cause of a headache. While taking Viagra, you must be safe from dehydration, even a mild dehydration can result in a severe headache. That is why it is always recommended to take a plenty of water while you are on Viagra. Taking plenty of water is a natural and very effective way to reduce dehydration. On an average, a normal human being should drink at least 3.5 liters of water daily. While on Viagra, you should try to increase water consumption. If the body remains hydrated, you will feel better with no or less headache after taking Viagra. Several other common problems also disappear subsequently.

#5. Painkillers can Help Reduce Headaches When Taking Viagra:

If your headache is going out of control, you can take a painkiller to reduce your headache. As a painkiller, you can take paracetamol or ibuprofen or aspirin with the Viagra that you are taking. This painkiller will reduce a headache for some time, maybe for four to six hours. If you do not want to take painkiller you must consult your doctor to get some good advice on headache control. The doctor may change the dose or the brand. There are several brands like Cialis, Levitra, or Spedra are that are known to produce a lesser headache. If the problem has become a normal aspect of your life, better consult your doctor before taking any painkiller. Only right types and doses of painkiller and Viagra can relieve your headache.

Conclusion

Apart from a severe headache, Viagra has some other side-effects such as chest pain, dizziness, nausea, skin irritation, sudden loss of vision, sudden hearing loss, erection of the penis for a long time that can permanently damage the organ, etc. So, you should always take Viagra as per your doctor’s advice. However, there are some critical stages when Doctors do not have any option but to prescribe you Viagra without thinking too much about its side effects. Under such condition, it is natural that you may suffer from a headache and other side-effects. Still, you can follow the above steps for reducing the headache and prevent yourself from other such side-effects.

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Pramod Kerkar

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: September 3, 2018

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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