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44yo new onset migraines with aura. Inbetween migraines, having palinopsia, photophobia and vertigo spells. Vestibular migraines or something else?
Possible: Migraines can cause virtually any neurological symptoms. The rule out thumb is, rule out more serious causes first, so if you have not sought an evaluation yet, please do so. ...Read more
No: Epilepsy is a separate disorder. It does occur more often in the autistic spectrum disorders than in normal population. Seizures from sleep are just an interesting variation of epilepsy. There is a benign form commonly seen in children that disappears with age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Migraine w/ aura: are the same as migraine without aura but has the additions: visual, sensory, and motor phenomena vary in complexity. Sometimes, there may be an extended gap of several hours before the headache starts. In fact, not every aura is followed by a migraine attack. See an Orofacial Pain or headache specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more
Rare: True hemiplegic migraines are rare, but they can run in families. There is genetic testing that can be done to see if you carry the genes that make you susceptible to this type of migraine. Talk to your doctor if you or your family members are experiencing this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fact of life: If you are a normal, sexually-mature male and do not masturbate or have a partner, you will have wet dreams. One of the cults teaches that these are unhealthy. This is a lie intended to frighten teenagers. I personally know one pastor who left the cult rather than teach this. Being a man is difficult enough without having this frightening and false put into your head. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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They do not: However, a minority will have both conditions. A few symptoms will overlap each condition, but this does not mean the person has epilepsy and migraine. It is important to provide your md with a detailed description of your symptoms so that correct diagnoses are made. Further testing such as a brain MRI and an eeg may be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ocular migraines!: Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision). They lack the severe headache as common migraines. The symptoms are usually all or mostly visual and are typically described as flashing of light or ziz-zag lights in the vision. They usually last less than 30 minutes and affect the vision out of both eyes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: The mayo clinic has a good video on migraine auras: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-conditions/migraine-with-aura/multimedia/migraine-aura/vid-20084707. If you are having migraines, it is recommended you seek evaluation and treatment from a neurologist. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not always: You may not even have abnormally-colored urine in the mornings. Or you may develop anemia or have deep vein thrombi and their complications. If you have pnh, this is a management problem for you with your hematologist, and you'll do best to learn as much as you can about it. ...Read more
Why is it that if I have a migraine at night and try to sleep it off, I always wake up with a migraine in the morning?
I get headaches when I go to sleep at night the only thing that helps is taking two Excedine migraine tablets every night is that O K?
Short term: Short term sure, long term you might want to consider suppressive therapy as opposed to just treating it. ...Read more
Constant migraine for over a year. Beginning of the day a pain level of 2 to 3, goes up to 8 or 9 at night. Lyrica (pregabalin) and bc for prevent. Recommend ?
Stop bc: Migraines should not occur every day, and so if they do, a different diagnosis or an exacerbating factor needs to be considered. In your case, the use of bc powder every day may be causing analgesic rebound headache. This can happen when otc pain meds are taken more than twice weekly. Try minimizing otc's if you can. If still not improved, there are many other options for effective prevention. ...Read more
Been on 20mg citalopram 4weeks now just upped them to 40mg take at night but the following day am getting migraine and nausea can this b a side effect?
I'm at the end of a migraine. I usually feel better at night then horrible in the morning. Any suggestions to knock it out? Other than Advil (ibuprofen).
Postdrome: After the migraine symptoms subside, many patients feel exhausted, confused or fatigued. The postdrome symptoms are generally easier to manage than the other migraine stages. The headache is described as a dull, diffuse, annoying headache that may persist for one to two days, but is not disabling. Aspirin or ibuprofen is often used. ...Read more
My migraine is like for everyday. From the time i open eyes from bed to till i close again at night. Its a throbbing/pulsating feeling and not pain.
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Having my first migraine, and experiencing weird leg cramps at night,I'm supposed to start tomorrow but I don't feel like I'm going to start. Preggo?
Unprotected sex?: Only if you had unprotected sex near the time of your ovulation, miss a period and then test positive are you preggo. Headaches and leg cramps are not early indications of pregnancy. A pregnant woman can suffer them, but they are not the way to tell. If by next week you have not started, do a test and/or have an exam. Severity doesn't mean migraine and Potassium may help legs. Ask Dr for info! ...Read more
In the back of my head, at night I always have this pain like a headache that makes me sick lightheaded, and dizzy what could this be? Had migraine b4
NEEDS EVAL: It is difficult to say if this is a variation of your migraines or something more concerning- the symptoms you mention mae this pain something that needs further eval- we must make sure there is no tumor or aneurysm or other cause- ha should not wake you from sleep- and any new, changing or worsening headache- should have greater eval. ...Read more
Hi Dr, im suffer frm migraine with dizzy dr put me in amitripline but i start to shake/tremor wen i sleep at night, can amitripline may cause this.
Some : people could react to this medicine in unusual ways. ...Read more
Had visual migraine 6 days later developed eye floaters after, seeing halos and comets and starbursts around lights at night rainbow ring around light?
Examination time: You need to make an appointment with an ophthalmologist for a dilated examination. You may have had a classic migraine, but the onset of spots/floaters could mean something different, like a retinal tear, vitreous detachment, or some other ocular issue. The starbursts & halos could be a refractive error, cataract, dry eyes or other. Bottom line is an examination to diagnose your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 41 year old female with asthma and migraine. I havea temperature of 95.3, runny nose, stuffy nose at night and a hard dry cough with a sore throat. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infection, allergies in the nose and sinuses, wheezing in the lungs (would need more asthma treatment), sinus symptoms related to migraines, etc... Since one can have one or more of these issues at the same time, a doctor's visit(s) is recommended. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Migraines: A migraine is a vasospasm of a blood vessel in the brain. There are many symptoms. The common migraine's hallmark is a severe headache. The headache may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound. Sometimes, migraines are signaled by an "aura, " which may be a visual symptom such as flashing lights or wavy lines followed by a headache. Common triggers - caffeine, stress. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Migraine causes: The exact cause of migraines are not known but the research suggest that migraines are caused by hyperactive nerve cells that cause that cause blood vessels to constrict and expand. This in turn causes release of inflammatory chemicals and the pain. Now there are several triggers that can cause migraines to occur. You should find out the triggers and discuss it with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Migraine seems to be: the result of imbalance in brain chemicals, especially serotonin, affecting the trigeminal nerve and brain covering/meninges.There are a number of triggers including hormones, food, stress,etc. Self-management includes muscle relaxation exercises including yoga, adequate restorative sleep. Simple analgesics can be tried (aspirin/ibuprofen); rest in dark room, accupressure helps some. To Doc if ?'s ...Read more
Agree with Dr.Caplin: ; dr. Pappas. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night ; good nutrition with 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises ; meditation. Don't isolate - spend time with friends and stay active. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers