Migraines & Headaches Community
Sweep, brush, whisking sound in head
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding migraine and headache issues such as: abdominal migraines, headaches caused by allergies, cluster headaches, headaches, headaches in children, migraine headaches, sinus headaches, tension headaches, visual disturbances.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Sweep, brush, whisking sound in head


What would cause me to hear a kind of sweeping noise in my head?  It sounds like in my ears and the back of my head.  Weird, huh?  It sounds like someone is brushing off a very rough surface with a stiff brush or broom.  It is not hearing my pulse or heartbeen, not rythymic at all.  I've experienced this off and on for months, but lately it seems like I "hear" it every day, off and on throughout the day.  Have not been able to determine any trigger for it escept that it seems to abate (not go away) when I am still, and increase a little bit when I am active.  I have been having frequent headaches lately too.  That may or may not be tied to this noise I hear.  Any ideas about what this is, or what could cause it.  
Tags: sound in head, sweeping sound in head
5092217_tn?1367270227
It could be as simple as tinnitus, which is irritating but in itself not generally of concern. There is also a condition called Fibro Muscular Displasia where a bruit can be heard in veins and arteries. I have it in my internal carotids and vertebral arteries, but it's not of concern at this point. (I went and had a full vascular sonogram because I have daily chronic headaches and wanted to know if this was why. It wasn't.) If you are concerned, I'd seek out a vascular doctor. If you check the Internet you will think you are going to die tomorrow, so maybe don't do that without asking  your doctor first. My neurologist told me that any more it is not as rare as they think and if it's not very advanced, nothing needs to be done about it.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Migraines & Headaches Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1405964489
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
1780921_tn?1384615710
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Eddie1994
PA
1751596_tn?1406776760
Blank
kristy12
Berlin, Germany
7530528_tn?1405298278
Blank
AKC_75
TX
10389859_tn?1409925468
Blank
Foggy2