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Lyme Weakness Headaches Brain Fog Head Pressure
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?
A condition 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 diagnoses are not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more
How effective is amantadine in treating brain fog/head pressure when suffering from post concussion syndrome?
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
Can acute sinusitis cause brain fog/feeling spaced out? Been using Flonase to no avail for three mos. head pressure and very spaced out/depersonalized
Would a brain mri show any scary reasons for dizziness, brain fog and head pressure? It gets worse with motion and bending my head a certain way.
Anatomy: MRI's evaluate anatomy and water content of the brain. It should help with diagnosing causes of vertigo and other CNS symptoms, even if it excludes them. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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