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Is There A Relationship Between My Migraines And My Having Raynaud Syndrome
Probably not.: Answered but disappeared. Migraine is severe headache, may be aura or neurologic signs afterword, but pathophysiology is dilataion of arteries, and rx is constricting these vessels with meds. Reynald's is a constriction of small arteries/capillaries usually in fingers, triggered by cold air or water, and rx is geared toward dilating the vessels. The two are likely distinct entities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Raynaud's symptoms and migraines both are caused by abnormal regulation of blood flow to certain parts of the body, so they may be related in some patients. Also, some medications for migraines (the triptans and ergot alkaloids) can lead to raynaud's symptoms as a side effect. However, having migraines doesn't mean one will get raynaud's, and having raynaud's doesn't mean one will get migraines. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe Ehlers-Danlos?: Ehlers-danlos syndrome is a rare group of genetic disorders involving connective tissue. There are reports that some patients have memory loss, mitral valve prolapse, and raynaud's phenomenon. A primary care doctor, working together with a rheumatologist and a geneticist, should be able to evaluate and figure things out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hey Doc man i need some help please its about my wife, she suffers weekly from migraine what can it be its causing major problems in our relationship?
Migraines: There are several causes of migraines. Menstrual issues with hormonal changes, ocular migraines, stress, etc. etc. Diet with caffeine, certain chemical triggers, smoking, certain drugs, BP also may play a role. Have your wife evaluated to determine her cause and then she can start to get treated best. ...Read more
Ocular migraines!: Yes, ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision). They lack the severe headache as common migraines. The symptoms are usually all or mostly visual and are typically described as flashing of light or ziz-zag lights in the vision. They usually last less than 30 minutes and affect the vision out of both eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I am taking a calcium channel blocker for raynaud's and a beta blocker for migraines, does that defeat the purpose of taking the calcium channel blocker?
Can strike a balance: When a person has two or more medical conditions needing treatment, his doctors will try to strike a balance with the medications, to improve each condition as much as possible without worsening the other condition(s). In regards to migrainers, medications such as triptans and ergot alkaloids can lead to raynaud's symptoms, so maybe using beta blockers is less problematic in a particular patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
-Anemia (low hemoglobin, hemocrit, low rbc)
-Swelling in right kidney off/on'
Maybe: SLE is possible and I would urge consultation with a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Probably: Any autoimmune can de associated.Get a more detailed answer ›
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