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Do diabetics get more migraines?

Do diabetics get more migraines?

They can: Migraine is a reaction to a stressor state. For a patient prone to blood sugar problems, either too high or too low blood sugar can trigger a migraine reaction. However, migraine is so common that they may get migraines even when their sugars are fine. Some can predict their sugar level by the appearance of early migraine warning. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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I was diagnised with sixth nerve palsy , I am having severe migraine, i m diabetic. Is the migraine or the diabetic is causing crossed eye?

I was diagnised with sixth nerve palsy , I am having severe migraine, i m diabetic. Is the migraine or the diabetic is causing crossed eye?

Diabetic nerve palsy: Diabetic ocular muscle palsies are common and will usually resolve spontaneously in 3-4 months. There can be other causes that need to be investigated if it does not resolve. Your ophthalmologist can help you with this problem. ...Read more

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I have been urinating very often and have dry mouth. I have also had. Headache for four days now which gets better or worsens to a migraine. Diabetes?

I have been urinating very often and have dry mouth. I have also had. Headache for four days now which gets better or worsens to a migraine. Diabetes?

Bladder infection?: The most common cause of urinating very often is bladder irritation from urinary tract infection, in which case you will have a burning sensation also. A urine test will reveal the chance of both bladder infection and diabetes. ...Read more

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Found out I had a TIA today. Why would this happen to me though? Only 22, no smoking no diabetes and average weight, get migraines but thats it--help!

Found out I had a TIA today. Why would this happen to me though? Only 22, no smoking no diabetes and average weight, get migraines but thats it--help!

Complicated migraine: Migraine some times have the ability to mimic and stroke because they have a vascular and electrical phenomena. It is call complicated migraine you need to look for specialist in migraines or neurologist because this migraines such as ophtalmoplegic can caused a real stroke if lefted untreated. ...Read more

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I vomiting very frecuently 4-5 times a month.I hate it.My troat get hurt.I'm diabetic,GERD and Severe Migraines.What can I do to stop vomiting?

I vomiting very frecuently 4-5 times a month.I hate it.My troat get hurt.I'm diabetic,GERD and Severe Migraines.What can I do to stop vomiting?

See HA specialist: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made and episodes are longer the professional management is warranted. Migraine is a condition that causes attacks of headaches. Other symptoms such as feeling sick or vomiting, sensitive to light and sound are also common. See a headache specialist for migraine management. ...Read more

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Do I have diabetes? If i'm always tired even with hours of sleep dose that mean I have diabetes? If when I have to much sugar and i get migraines and blind spots after dose that mean I have diabetes?

Do I have diabetes? If i'm always tired even with hours of sleep dose that mean I have diabetes?  If when I have to much sugar and i get migraines and blind spots after dose that mean I have diabetes?

No diabetes: You are probably not sleeping well. Are you getting 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night? The blind spots in your field of vision is probably a migraine aura. Diabetes can only be diagnosed with a fasting, 2 hour post meal or a long range blood test called an a1c. See your primary care doctor to get this all sorted out. www.diabeticlifestyle.com; www.Ache.Org. ...Read more

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My dr. recommends botox for.migrane. im diabetic have severe sinusitis i get at least 1month vertigo attacks i take lots of meds is this safe?

My dr. recommends botox for.migrane. im diabetic have severe sinusitis i get at least 1month vertigo attacks i take lots of meds is this safe?

Safe with risks: Botox is a great option for those with severe migraines who have failed oral medications. Generally it's only used in people who experience >12 migraines per month. The conditions and meds you mentioned are not concerning with Botox, however like all treatments Botox does carry some risks. Common side effects include muscle spasm, muscle pain, stiffness, paralysis at the injection site, headache. ...Read more

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Im diabetic and obese everytime i try to start a light exercise i get vertigo attacks how can i overcome this? i do have migranes and all yr allergies

Im diabetic and obese everytime i try to start a light exercise i get vertigo attacks how can i overcome this? i do have migranes and all yr allergies

Get coached: About exercise by your doctor and an exercise coach, you can start a sitting exercise till better conditioned, dizziness can be due to low blood sugar or pressure, or other reasons such as drugs you take, goodluck ...Read more

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Do you think my apparent diabetic symptoms could be the reason for my remaining uncontrolled seizures and migraines?

Do you think my apparent diabetic symptoms could be the reason for my remaining uncontrolled seizures and migraines?

Possibly: Uncontrolled diabetes can affect nervous system in many different ways. It is very important to control blood sugar levels when trying to take care of other problems, such as seizures and migraines. It is hard to tell if diabetes is the only culprit, but getting it under control will only help. ...Read more

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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