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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romila Mushtaq
23 years experience Neurology
Emotional - PMS: If your symptoms of feeling emotional assoc with stomach and joint pain is cyclical- it could be pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS). In addition in integrat ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romila Mushtaq
23 years experience Neurology
Chiropractic adjust: Regular chiropractic adjustments can improve posture and help correct mild curvature of spine- this can lead to the ability to comfortably stand talle ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romila Mushtaq
23 years experience Neurology
Migraine w/ aura: Migraine w/ aura. Treatment depends on frequency. Will need acute treatment. If 2 or more per month, preventative medicine or measures recommended. t ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romila Mushtaq
23 years experience Neurology
Topamax (topiramate) & depression: Topamax (topiramate) can depress mood (rare side effect) more commonly causes difficulty focusing and short term memory loss. These symptoms can also ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romila Mushtaq
23 years experience Neurology
Neurontin (gabapentin): Neurontin (gabapentin is generic form) has low potential for drug interactions-including the ones you listed. Monitor for side effects of Neurontin wh ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romila Mushtaq
23 years experience Neurology
Type of brain lesion: Ask your doctor for copy of brain scan report, what type of lesion do you have? Long list of lesions that show up on brain scan- some are there since ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romila Mushtaq
23 years experience Neurology
Tapering TPM slowly: Tapering Topamax (topiramate) quickly can lead to rebound seizures (if used for epilepsy) or rebound migraines (if for headache prevention). While 25m ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romila Mushtaq
23 years experience Neurology
Side effect lexapro (escitalopram): One of the side effects of SSRI like Lexapro (escitalopram) is headache, however w/ GAD migraines are also common. Talk to ur MD about evaluation head ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romila Mushtaq
23 years experience Neurology
Have you had an MRI: Clinically when a person has 2 or more migraines/month = chronic migraine disorder. You need to be evaluated to be on medications to prevent migraine ... Read More
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Dr. Nisha Chellam
31 years experience Internal Medicine
ACV: Apple cider vinegar(ACV) has acetic acid that can improve digestion. SIgns of low acid and high acid are similar so you may be having low acid and nee ... Read More
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