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Does anyone have these same symptoms and found a solution?

I am a 56-year-old male in great condition.  No obesity, no drugs or alcohol.  I eat healthy and usually exercise regularly.

Three months ago I started waking up in the middle of the night with severe pressure headaches all over my head.  Standing up is immediate relief from the pressure.  After three months of lack of proper sleep though it is hard to get up just to relieve the pain.  I now try to just prop myself up in bed and make it to 5 AM.  Physical activity exacerbates the pain tenfold.  

I have had two Ct scans both negative.  Two blood tests, all normal.  Yesterday I had a cervical x-ray, no obvious problems.  I also had a thorough eye exam with no problems detected.  The pressure behind my eyes one hour after exercise is excruciating so that is why I had an eye exam.  

I have an appt with neurology next week.  Anyone with similar experience?  
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This article may be of benefit:

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0515/p682.html
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Thank you.  I have been reading as much as I can but still have not found anything matching my symptoms.  I realize of course that the description may not exactly match but there is always a symptom that does not apply to me.  The search continues.  
what is perplexing about my headaches is how consistent they are.  every day is the same.  i wake up at 2 am or so because the pressure in my head is causing a headache.  as soon  as I get up, I feel fine.  except for the loss of sleep anyway.  exercising is a sure way to cause escalation but not during exercise, only after about an hour later.  the resulting headache does not go away until the next day.  no medication will do anything.  unless of course I just put myself to sleep but even then I can only lay down for 4 or 5 hours and then the pain wakes me up again.  
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