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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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Constant dizziness for 12 days headache present sometimes. Is this a migraine?

Constant dizziness for 12 days headache present sometimes. Is this a migraine?

Probably not: Even if u have had history of migraine it rarely results in constant dizziness. You should see a neuro- otologist. One of the most common cause of dizziness is very low vitamin d. But it could be an inner ear infection or something more serious. ...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

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I suffer from dizziness. It seems to me that when I have a migraine it triggers dizziness that lasts after migraine is over for several days.

Be thorough and: Get this more fully evaluated. Yes, at age 67, you could have complex migraine, it is also conceivable that you may be experiencing an inner ear problem such as meniere's, or vertebro-basilar insufficiency, and the potential of a stroke. If migraine, preventative meds should be employed, but make certain first. ...Read more

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I had a migraine two days ago and still feel dizzy and slight headache. Is this normal?

I had a migraine two days ago and still feel dizzy and slight headache. Is this normal?

Yes: This is pretty typical for a migraine - i call it the migraine hangover with my patients though we have better names for it. Usually if you treat the migraine early in the process and knock it out the hangover phase isn't too bad. ...Read more

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Hi I've been having frequent migraine and dizziness and nausea every day now what causes it?

Hi I've been having frequent migraine and dizziness and nausea every day now what causes it?

Vestibular Migraine: Patients who get classic migraines can also get it typical forms including vestibular migraine. This is a migraine that causes dizziness and nausea. You can also get migraines that mimic sinus infections. For this type I would take medication for your symptoms such as a medicine for nausea Phenergan (promethazine) or a medicine for dizziness meclizine. You can also take daily preventative migraine medication. Alternative remedies are also available such as the migraine protocol at protocol.com. ...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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Severe major migraine ready really bad & severe pain what should I do dizzy & miserable?

Severe major migraine ready really bad & severe pain what should I do dizzy & miserable?

Get checked: If your headaches do not respond to pain medicines like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, then it would be good to get checked out by a doctor. You may also want to maintain a headache diary when you have a headache. In this you should write down anything you ate in the hours before the headache started, or how much sleep you got the night before or anything else that stands out and look for patterns. ...Read more

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Can i still have symptoms like dizziness weakness nausea doublevision for few days after migraine?

Sure.: Sure, but at some point it becomes important to be certain there is nothing more serious or life threatening going on. There is encouragement to delay a more serious investigation in what might be wrong as long as you are improving. Blatmanhealthandwellness.Com. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...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