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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


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Everytime i look down i go dizzy. Is this a migraine?

Everytime i look down i go dizzy. Is this a migraine?

Not necessarily: If you mean that the room spins, that is vertigo type of dizziness and could be related to inner ears. ...Read more

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Can an oncoming migraine cause a head rush with brief dizziness?

Can an oncoming migraine cause a head rush with brief dizziness?

Yes, it can: A migraine is not just simply a headache. It is an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. Migraines headaches are unilateral often starting in the temple or occipital regions; they may even affect the neck and shoulder. Head rush and dizziness could be a symptoms. Re. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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Can an oncoming migraine cause dizziness and an out of it type feeling with small pain in one temple?

Yes: Most people with classic migraine have what is called a prodrome - or warning that the migraine is starting. The symptoms are varied in each person but dizziness and "feeling out of it" are common. Some report seeing vivid colors - almost blinding or just a single color. There are some medications that can be prescribed to take at the first signs that can lessen the severity of the migraine. ...Read more

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Migraine-associated vertigo, can this cause severe lightheadedness as opposed to actual spinning or dizziness ?

Migraine-associated vertigo, can this cause severe lightheadedness as opposed to actual spinning or dizziness ?

Sure it can: While the most traditional & specific definition of what is known as vertiginous migraine or as you say "Migraine-associated vertigo" is that of actual vertiginous sensations or spinning/whirling/tumbling/moving feeling either followed by or preceded by migraine headaches there's nothing that says that a person couldn't simply have an event of lightheadedness or disconnected feeling & headaches. ...Read more

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After a bad migraine is it normal to be dizzy and lighthead? If so for how long before seeking medical assisants?

After a bad migraine is it normal to be dizzy and lighthead? If so for how long before seeking medical assisants?

Can happen: There is a type of migraine called migrainous vertigo in which the headache and symptoms of vertigo or "dizziness" as some people may describe occur in separate phases. But also just as a direct consequence of migraine headache people can have many symptoms after the pain is resolved so it's all fair game. Up to you really as to whether you should see a doc or not. Migraines can last from 4-72 hrs ...Read more

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Got migraine. What is the best med to relieve the pain and dizziness?.. I vomited couple of times. Im fr the philippines

Got migraine. What is the best med to relieve the pain and dizziness?.. I vomited couple of times.  Im fr the philippines

Seek medical help: You will need access to a medical doctor for evaluation and treatment. They can advise you to the best appropriate treatment. I would not delay. ...Read more

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Why is it when i get a migraine it only hurts on my left side. But yet im still dizzy and nauseaous. Med didn't stay down.

Why is it when i get a migraine it only hurts on my left side.  But yet im still dizzy and nauseaous. Med didn't stay down.

Migraine: You may have classic migraine which is unilateral in presentation. You will need to try some anti-migraine medication and anti-nausea ones that your doc can prescribe. ...Read more

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Rotatory chair, vng testing all normal, dr says dizziness is migraine related, so what do I do about it?.....

Is it associated: If you get dizzy only during headaches, then it could be. Treatment for headaches should relieve spells. However if you have no headaches then we can not call these migraine related and you have probable episodes of vertigo. Treatment with otc Meclizine 25 mg on relgular basis 3 x a day could help. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more