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Migraine Loss Of Speech
Migraines/stroke/TIA: Migraines are generally considered due to blood vessel constriction in the brain followed by blood vessel dilation.There is also an electrochemical component in the brain.As a result, some migraines can-with or without pain-cause temporary loss of higher brain functions such as speech.Tia's are similar, causing temporary loss, but strokes can cause permanent loss - all with or w/out headaches. ...Read more
Have had gradually worsening aphasia symptoms over the past year. Could the cause be: high stress, migraine, hypothyroid, or gluten sensitivity?
7 years ago I had an episode diagnosis as a complicated migraine (aphasia, right side numb, holes in vision). No episodes since then. Is it safe for me to take low dose oral contraceptives? I've been told yes and no.
OCP's and migraines: There are various contraindications to using estrogen-containing birth control methods due to the risk of blood clots. One includes migraine with aura. While there is no consensus in the guidelines regarding whether estrogen-containing contraception is contraindicated, many suggest using a progestin-only method or barrier contraception. You can discuss your options with your primary care doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Question is unclear: A good recovery would consist of complete return of speech and orientation but that's not what you're asking, no doubt. Could you please re-phrase? ...Read more
Reasons for passing out and not regaining "awareness" for 17 hrs along with loss of speech and walking for 24 hrs? All scans normal and I was hydrated
Oh my--: And did you tell your parents about what happened? Unfortunately, because you're a minor for another 2 years we cannot specifically counsel you with medical advice without your parents' permission. But they could sign up for a HealthTap Account like you did and ask any question they'd like on your behalf and we'd be happy to advise them on what things they should think about for that problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reason for my daughter passing out and not regaining "awareness" for 17 hrs along with loss of speech and walking for 24 hours? All scans were normal.
My 4 years old son is suffering from uncordinated movement and loss of speech as a result of mild cp.What therapy can I offer to assist his movement?
Help for mild cp: A speech pathologist should be able to help your child with communication issues. In addition to verbal communication, there are technologies to help communicate. Consult a psysiatrist (rehabilitation doctor), or pediatric neurologist and a physical therapist for help with his motor activity. You may find a coordinated program by contacting the cerebral palsy association or easter seals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: People can have a slightly hoarse voice and a sore throat after intubation, this will resolve and should get better in a couple of days. However, if there is complete loss of voice(or very hoarse), or if it is taking longer-this is not typical and could be a sign of a problem. Uncommonly, the arytenoid cartilage can be dislocated. Don't delay if one is still very hoarse after a couple of days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having loss of speech, dizziness, tremors, numbness in the neck and lower jaw, nose blocks, productive cough (occasional). What should I do?
Do not pass go...: Go directly to the emergency room.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hello, ive been having episodes of numbness, loss of peripreal vision, aphasia, sometimes accompanied by a migrain, but not always. Any ideas?
Can cognitive impairments and aphasia be symptoms of migraines or is it another issue to look into?
Episodic migraine: A migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. And jumbled speech is very common rec. See a primary care physician for further investigation and management. ...Read more
Occipital migraine: In this type of migraine, there is a loss of a portion up to all of the vision of 1/2 of the field of vision of both eyes (check by covering one eye and then the other). Usually the greyed out loss has a shimmering surround which flickers until it disappears. These type of migraines are benign, short lasting (usually less than an hour), and cause no permanent change. No worry unless frequent. ...Read more
Sleep: The most effective treatment for these symptoms is sleep. High dose Aspirin seems very effective, and a sedative such as vistaril often helps as dose the nausea medication reglan (metoclopramide). Migraine is the protective condition when the brain tells you to shut down or suffer. ...Read more