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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)

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


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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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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.

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

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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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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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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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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

Slow Thinking (Definition)

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Dr. Kathryn Akin
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Cognitive Dysfunction (Definition)

An inability to ...Read more