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Migraine And Blood Vessels
Is it true that tension headaches are caused by muscles, and migraines caused by blood vessels? What are headaches caused by CSF pressure called?
No and no: (1) both ideas are old-fashioned with just a bit of truth. Today, the neuroscience articles attribute both to abnormal patterns of function in the brain that may affect vessels (as in migraine, which ma produce stroke) and muscles (as in common headache); if the vascular and muscle problems were the cause, these headaches would be much easier to treat. (2) increased intracranial pressure headache. ...Read more
Throbbing sensation mostly on the left side of my head. It almost feels as if blood vessels are throbbing. Migraine, sinus or something more serious ?
I was wondering about how to relieve the broken blood vessels all over my face and bruising around my eyes after a migraine made me vomit horribly. ?
Can migraines or tension headaches last all month i know i have some type tension it seems in blood vessels they squeeze then release ect. ?
32 year old female I noticed that my blood preassure is 90/68 my normal is 114/70. I have started falling for no reason and near fainting. I have migraines and had MRI done few years ago wa told my blood vessels in my brain are really tiny. What could thi
What causes distended veins on the temple. I have this mainly on right side, no migraine, but i can feel a slight throbbing when they are distended.
Simple: It is a cosmetical issue not a disease if we are talking vein. One has to be careful as the temporal artery is there too and one can easily confuse between the two, the artery will pulsate not the vein. I have taken care of many of these cases as veins can be closed with sclerotherapy. No artery should be injected as skin can slough off! ...Read more
I get migraines, and have a history of anorexia, hypotension, orthostatic BPs, dehydration, thyroid and adrenal problems, etc. Tonight, my migraine is getting worse again, plus shakiness, dizziness, feeling hot/flushed, nausea and the veins/arteries (?) o
Migraine and the: other symptoms you mention all need to be treated and may be related. Have you been to a migraine clinic at a local hospital? Please look into that. Also, diet can trigger migraine. Food sensitivity testing, perhaps through Great Plains Laboratory in Kansas can give you more info. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Big topic: Many types of inflamed blood vessels: thrombophlebitis is is usually hard, inflamed superficial blood vessels in the leg veins. Usually patients have underlying medical condition of their veins called venous insufficiency or reflux. Need to see phlebology dr. www.phlebology.org do ultrasound scan now.. This can lead to deep vein clot which is dangerous. Use ice, ibuprofen, compression, walking. ...Read more
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