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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Read below: The headache is usually preceded by symptoms related to the posterior circulation in the brain, vertigo, slurred speech, and balance problems before t ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Basilar artery: Basilar artery migraine involves reduction of blood flow through the basilar artery, the main blood supply to the brainstem and posterior portion of ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Type of migraine: Considered a subtype of migraine with aura, this migraine starts in the basilar artery, which forms at the base of the skull. It occurs mainly in youn ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Basilar Migraine: Usually arises from the compression of the greater occipital nerve in the back of the neck. The nerve becomes entrapped in the muscles of the neck. ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
37 years experience Pain Management
Basilar migraine: Vertebro-basilar migraine usually has visual aura followed by classic throbbing headaches
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
Multiple options: The best idea is to stop migraines from developing. Preventive treatments include: medications, procedures-botox, nutritional supplements, increased ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Special headaches: A neurologist or a neurologist who specializes in the care of headaches should be able to answer all of your questions about this.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Insufficient data: Please repost and describe the symptoms of what you are calling Basilar Migraine. Who made that diagnosis? Vascular spasm is an obsolete theory of mig ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Symptomatic Chiari: It would be worth having a neurosurgeon evaluate you & review your current MRI. If you have no current MRI, the neurosurgeon will order one & ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
BRUTAL HONEST: ANSWER NO! There is no scientifically based medical evidence that Migraine of any type permanently damages brain tissue! My opinion only but I hope i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Very complicated!: It sounds like you have 2 different cancers: 1. Breast cancer, and 2. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Letrozole is a medication used to treat breast cancer whe ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is possible: Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, weakness, visual disturbances, blurry vision, nausea, ... Read More

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