In addition to the typical headache symptoms, hypocranial pressure syndrome also presents with nausea, vomiting, tinnitus, and dizziness. The headache is mostly bilateral and symmetrical, and tends to occur in the occipital or frontal part of the head, and it worsens significantly when the patient coughs, sneezes, shakes his head, or exerts himself.
A few people may also experience hearing loss, photophobia, blurred vision, double vision, anorexia, unsteady gait, palpitations, sweating, convulsions, mental disturbance, decreased level of consciousness, etc. In severe cases, the whole head may be involved, and even smell and taste disorders may occur.
Therefore, hypocranial pressure syndrome is often accompanied by a variety of symptoms in addition to headache.
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