Feeling sick or nausea and Headache on waking up

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Brain Cancer

A malignant brain tumour is a fast-growing cancer that spreads to other areas of the brain and spine.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Headache getting worse over time
  • Headache on waking up
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Severe headache

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Brain Cancer.

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High pressure headache

Intracranial hypertension (IH) is high pressure inside the skull, which may happen suddenly or build up gradually over time.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Headache getting worse over time
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Seeing double
  • Severe headache

Our Health A-Z contains more information on High pressure headache.

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Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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