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Is it possible for a migrane headache cause a stroke?

Is it possible for a migrane headache cause a stroke?

Yes: Certain forms of migraine can be associated with sufficient inflammation of arterial vessel walls that limit flood flow and cause a stroke. The most common is basilar artery migraine. Women with migraine headaches who take birth control pills are at higher risk than those who do not take BCPs. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more


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What' causes migrane and what it's cures. Is there any natural cures to it.?

What' causes migrane and what it's cures. Is there any natural cures to it.?

Control: Migraine represents an enhanced sensitivity to inner or outside triggers, due to increased glutamate neurotransmitter reactivity. No cure, but lots of preventative control measures. Natural includes butterbur, feverfew, magnesium, riboflavin, co-q-10. Maybe acupuncture, biofeedback, botox, (and contraversial, medical mj). ...Read more

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Does hernia cause migrane ?

Does hernia cause migrane
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No relation: Hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall. It is located where the spermatic cord travels or the round ligament in females. People can get direct or indirect hernias. There isn't a relationship between migraines and hernia. Doctors looked at the relationship between migraine headaches and patent foramen ovale but did not find a positive relationship with closure of pfo. ...Read more

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Does huntington disease cause migrane?

Not typically.: However, if you read about symptoms associated with Huntington's disease, the list is incredibly long. It seems that Huntington's disease gets blamed for everything. Headache is on that list, but not specifically migraine. ...Read more

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Any other option for menstrual cycle that stopped coming apart from conjugated estrogens as it causes migrane?

Depends: Depends upon the cause. You're fairly young to be experiencing menopause. You might want to seek a second opinion with another gyn. ...Read more

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What causes severe migrane?

What causes severe migrane?

See below: Migraines may be caused by changes in the brainstem and its interactions with the trigeminal nerve, a major pain pathway. Imbalances in brain chemicals, including serotonin — which regulates pain— also may be involved. Serotonin levels drop during migraine attacks. This may trigger your trigeminal system to release of neuropeptides, which travel to your brain's covering causing headache. ...Read more

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Why does one get migrane? What are its causes ?

Why does one get migrane? What are its causes ?

Genetics: Migraine is one of the most common inherited disorders. There is often a strong family tendency. Many other factors contribute to how it presents and how difficult to manage. Most important is acceptance of the disorder and a good management plan. ...Read more

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What's the cause of a constant migrane? Which always makea me be sick?

What's the cause of a constant migrane? Which always makea me be sick?

Many things: There a number of things that can provoke chronic migraine. A thorough work up for related conditions is always warranted: thyroid disorders, anemia, h. Pylori, renal failure, lupus, sjogrens to name a few. I do not recommend a shot gun approach, let your doctor ask questions and focus in. Of course, brain tumor, aneurysms, and problems with the brain in general. I suggest and evaluation. ...Read more

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Could bleach fumes cause or bring on a migrane headache?

Could bleach fumes cause or bring on a migrane headache?

Yes, absolutely: Migraine headaches are often triggered by strong sensory stimulants, such as bright lights, flashing lights, loud noises, or strong smells. If you have migraines, it is important to learn what triggers your migraines. For more information see: http://understandingmigraine.blogspot.com/ ...Read more