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How do u feel after a heart attack. Like when u wake up the next day. How do u feel? Would u have weakness? Head pressure? Brain fog?

How do u feel after a heart attack. Like when u wake up the next day. How do u feel? Would u have weakness? Head pressure? Brain fog?

Heart attack: You could feel fine the next am or you could be dead. You could feel virtually anything in between. If you get to medical care quickly with the heart attack you have a good chance of feeling pretty well pretty rapidly depending on many factors. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Lyme Disease (Definition)

Lyme is caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems. Lab diagnosis is not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more


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How effective is amantadine in treating brain fog/head pressure when suffering from post concussion syndrome?

Appears promising!: Study showed Pts.who had not spontaneously recovered from concussion following a period of cognitive and physical rest, and were still experiencing persistent neurocognitive deficits and concussion symptoms at 3 to 4 weeks post-injury, reported a significant decrease in reported symptoms as well as improvements in verbal memory and reaction time on neurocognitive tests compared to a control group ...Read more

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Dizziness, brain fog and head pressure on and off for three years. What could it be? Can tension in neck cause this?

Dizziness, brain fog and head pressure on and off for three years. What could it be? Can tension in neck cause this?

Stress related?: It may be stress related if you have appropriately ruled out medical causes by visiting appropriate MD's and following their recommendations. If your primary care physician can find no medical issues/concerns, a referral to a psychologist for stress reduction, relaxation training and overall wellness sessions may be helpful. ...Read more

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Headache, brain fog, ear ache, pressure all on one side of head?

Headache, brain fog, ear ache, pressure all on one side of head?

Doctor can evaluate: In an older child or adult, pressure on one side of the head, with some earache, can be from an ear infection, a sinus infection, or some problem inside the throat. A doctor can evaluate to see if antibiotics are needed. Occasionally, shingles can happen on the head and cause theses symptoms (antiviral medicine is the treatment). Sometimes, migraine headaches can cause similar symptoms to these. ...Read more

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I've recently began to experience a feeling of constant "brain fog". This leads to nausea but I do not have any headaches. When I bend over I experience incredible pressure within my skull. Any help would be appreciated! ?

I've recently began to experience a feeling of constant "brain fog". This leads to nausea but I do not have any headaches. When I bend over I experience incredible pressure within my skull. Any help would be appreciated!
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Brain fog help: Brain fog can mean many things, eg, confusion, light-headedness, poor memory, fatigue.It's not a medical term or diagnosis. Causes may be nutritional, hormonal, cardiac, infection, neurologic etc. Best to see your pcp for a proper exam so your symptoms can be identified and treated. Meantime, avoid bending over. If you feel worse, go to urgent care or ER. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Abnormal Test results Three weeks into doxy. for Lyme,horrible plus more brain fog, more pain, agitated, ideas of what next or treatment options?

Abnormal Test results Three weeks into doxy. for Lyme,horrible plus more brain fog, more pain, agitated, ideas of what next or treatment options?

Lyme is not: fun. Stick w/your doc and if no relief see a doc who specializes in Lyme. Mental attitude is a big factor in any illness. A clinical psychologist can help w/Cognitive therapy. Day by day you can improve. I've had Lyme. Dipsacus is a natural product some folks use to help. ...Read more

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Started treatment for clinical diagnosis of Lyme (200mg doxy). Symptoms have worsened within 5 days(pain, brain fog). Is this a sign that I indeed have Lyme?

Started treatment for clinical diagnosis of Lyme (200mg doxy). Symptoms have worsened within 5 days(pain, brain fog). Is this a sign that I indeed have Lyme?

Both constant: And intermittant symptoms are possible w/lyme.If this is your case please see a doc who specializes in lyme. The lab results can be inconclusive and confusing also. Pharmasan lab (part of neuroscience lab) has specialized lyme tests. Pease and good health. ...Read more

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What can brain lesion and white matter changes mean in Sjögren's and lupus.numbness,confusion,tremor,headache,off balance,weakness,brain fog,brainzaps?

What can brain lesion and white matter changes mean in Sjögren's and lupus.numbness,confusion,tremor,headache,off balance,weakness,brain fog,brainzaps?

See your neurologist: Without looking at your actual brain scan, it's impossible to tell with certainty the cause or significance of an abnormality. Lupus cerebritis can put white spots on the brain. More importantly, how are lupus and Sjogren's affecting your daily life? The key is improving your quality of life, not treating the appearance of your brain scan. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more