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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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What does it mean when your neck is pulsating really hard?

What does it mean when your neck is pulsating really hard?

Neck pulsating: 1. You are angry? 2. You have an aortic aneurysm due to syphilis. 3. You have an aortic aneurysm due to something else. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have arteriosclerosis of extremities?

What does it mean when you have arteriosclerosis of extremities?

PAD: Peripheral arterial disease is caused by cholesterol build up that narrows the arteries carrying oxygen and blood flow to the legs. Most patients have no symptoms and are diagnosed with an abi, measuring blood pressure in the legs. Treatment is lowering cholesterol, exercise, not smoking, and controlling blood pressure. ...Read more

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What does it mean when vomiting blood?

What does it mean when vomiting blood?

Not good: Can be different problems like stomach ulcer or esophageal varices, but if you are vomiting blood you need to go to er asap. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have migranes and blurred vision?

What exactly does it mean when you have migranes and blurred vision?

Visual migraine: The vision component of a migraine is usually self limited and fades away within 30-45 minutes. Rarely is there a long term consequence to these transient vision problems. When they occur, keep your eyes closed, and / or go to a dark room until they pass. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man has migraine headaches?

What does it mean when a man has migraine headaches?

Migraines: Your headaches might be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. See our doctor. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have sudden hand tremors?

What exactly does it mean when you have sudden hand tremors?

Sudden hand : Tremors can be due to the onset of a neurologic problem, a change in metabolism change in medication, and many many other things sometimes things that seems sudden actually come on gradually but i noticed when they start. Most tremors are not harmful however you should talk to your pcp about this and make sure that it doesn't represents something that needs attention. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have headache when you cough?

What does it mean to have headache when you cough?

Difficult: There could be many different causes, but if you only have a headache when you cough, you may have a type of primary headache. How serious it is, and what it can be related to, need to be evaluated by a primary care provider, or perhaps even a specialist. Without more detail, it is difficult to say more. ...Read more

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What does it mean when dizziness doesn't stop?

What does it mean when dizziness doesn't stop?

Dizziness: It really depends on the cause and the type of dizziness. I would see your doctor for treatment if it is not getting better on it's own. Feel better. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when something may be vascular?

Blood vessels: Vascular problems are related to blood vessels (blood flow, blood clots, hardening of the arteries etc). ...Read more

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What does it mean when your stomach is sore?

What does it mean when your stomach is sore?

It depends: This all depends on the context of what was said, and by whom. Generally, most of us interchange the word "stomach" for "abdomen or belly". The stomach is contained within the abdomen. It is most likely that someone really means their abdomen (or belly) hurts. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a muscles twiches?

What does it mean when a muscles twiches?

As long : It is a short period you perceive even see the twitching it has no significance, can happen to every one. Long term duration should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a brain freeze? What is happening?

What does it mean to have a brain freeze? What is happening?

Brain freeze: Consuming ice cold drinks or ice cream causes stimulation of roof of mouth (Palate) which causes rapid changes in small vessels in the sinuses which sends signals to the brain thru the Trigeminal nerve, causing referred pain (headache). ...Read more

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What does it mean to have sporadic headaches?

What does it mean to have sporadic headaches?

Cluster headaches: These are headaches that come in clusters and sometimes weeks apart. As with all severe headaches, the cause is mysterious. These often more common in men and can be terribly painful. ...Read more

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What is morning sickness and what does it involve? What does it feel like? What dows it mean?

What is morning sickness and what does it involve? What does it feel like? What dows it mean?

It is nausea: In the morning with or without vomiting, as a response to hormones from pregnancy. It doesn't have a meaning unless you r really sick and not all women have it. It's not necessarily a reflection of the health of the pregnancy, if u don't have it be thankful. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have low blood pressure?

What exactly does it mean when you have low blood pressure?

Depends on symptoms: Low blood pressure in general is desirable. But, if you are having symptoms such as significant fatigue or low (or high) heart rate, it may be a sign of other condition such as a heart rhythm problem, thyroid dysfunction, adrenal gland problem, medication side effect, or dehydration. ...Read more

Dr. Bruce Lipsius
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Vascular Headache (Definition)

Vascular headache = head pain due to abnormal function ...Read more


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Vascular (Definition)

"vasculum" ...Read more