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Can Magnesium, Riboflavin & COQ10 really help treat migraines? I've been diagnosed with vestibular migraine no headaches just dizziness.
Comprehensive Plan: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
44yo new onset migraines with aura. Inbetween migraines, having palinopsia, photophobia and vertigo spells. Vestibular migraines or something else?
Possible: Migraines can cause virtually any neurological symptoms. The rule out thumb is, rule out more serious causes first, so if you have not sought an evaluation yet, please do so. ...Read more
Bx confirmed?: Temporal arteritis is a serious issue and should be confirmed with bx and more recently, mra studies. It is a very high grade inflammatory disease, and requires staunch antiinflammatory rx. Pain comes from inflammation of the cerebral vessels that have "giant cell vasculitis."however, if your inflammation numbers (CRP) are down, your headaches may have another cause. Steroids, mtx, and tnf-a are rxs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Body pain, headaches, hypersensitivity to light, sound, anxiety, hashimotos, pineal cyst, arrhythmia, tremor, headaches, fatigue, tinnitus.20mds.Nohelp?
Yes, very often: Visual distortions are often part of the aura that precedes the onset of headache in patient with classical migraines. Use this! often, if you take your abortive medication as soon as the aura starts, you will be able to stop the headache before it becomes debilitating. Remember- earlier is better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to know the difference,aura migraine and aura seizure?Get no headache.Dizzy,blind,confused,hot,speech prob,heart palput.dad had grand mal seizure.
Seizures, muscle spasms, fatigue, thunderclap headaches, decreased dexterity, trouble thinking. Any idea what causes this?
Could be bad : This mix of symptoms suggest a disorder in the brain. You really need to see a neurologist, and sooner than later. This could be a bad problem, but something also fixable. ...Read more
Daily Severe headache after car accident anxiety attacks eyelid spams metallic taste sleep pralyis took seizure&migraine meds no help,Mri brain neg
Car accident: It sounds like you are receiving appropriate medical attention. Please consider some mental health support by seeing a pro such as a clinical psychologist. You may be dealing w/PTSD. Clinical hypnosis can be helpful. See www.asch.net for referrals to licensed professionals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Can developmental venous anomaly of left temporal lobe cause epilepsy? I think I have mild epilepsy (fasciculations, headaches, aura, migraines, etc)
Epilepsy: You should be evaluated by neurologist to determine if your vascular anomaly is causing your problem. ...Read more
What causes constant headaches, dizziness, numbness, pressure in head, weakness, fatigue, muscles aches, stuttering, brain fog, blurred vision?
They do not: However, a minority will have both conditions. A few symptoms will overlap each condition, but this does not mean the person has epilepsy and migraine. It is important to provide your md with a detailed description of your symptoms so that correct diagnoses are made. Further testing such as a brain MRI and an eeg may be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Status Migrainosusfor 2 yrs!!! And have tried Verapamil, Topamax, (topiramate) Propranaolol, etc. No dice. Prochlorperazine ever work? So tired of this :(
Frustrating.: Sounds like you have tried a few things.... but there are many more. you need to be under the care of someone who knows headaches well. ...Read more