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Why Do You Feel So Tired After Classic Migraine
Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?
Multiple issues that: You seem to be addressing w/doctors. Stay in touch w/them. Also, consider a Micronutrient panel to see the nutritional status of your body. Spectracell lab in Texas has an excellent one. Check out their website. Peace and good health. ...Read more
•migraine fatigue impacts some 70 percent to 84 percent of migraine sufferers, according to studies
•fatigue can trigger migraines
•fatigue can accompany head pain
•fatigue may be a warning sign that a migraine attack is right around the corner
•fatigue may surface after head pain goes away
that half of people who suffer from vertigo with migraines said fatigue made it worse. ...Read more
First, avoid trigger: The first thing to do is see if there are any triggers (sleep deprivation, dehydration, specific foods) that you can avoid- many people are able to control migraines very well without any medication at all! If this does not work, see your doctor about abortive medications (e.g. Nsaids or triptans) and to consider if prophylactic treatment might be right for you. ...Read more
Is it normal that I am unable to read during an episode of classic migraine w aura? I have to sound out words like a kindergartner.
Language affected: It is thought that over 50% of migraineurs with aura exhibit signs or symptoms of difficulty with some aspect of language during attacks. You need to get these under control due to the elevated risks these types of headaches have for things such as future stroke or other blood clotting disorders. More questions: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR if you'd like to set up a visit. ...Read more
Migraine, blurred vision one eye, eye twitching, nausea, weakness (could not open bag of chips). Voice hoarse. Classic migraine?
Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, partial blackout, weakness, dysesthesia, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
Can you tell me some suggestions on how to get sleep when your tired anxious and have a major migraine : (?
Treat the migraine.: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. Keep bedroom dark ; cool. Turn off tv. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading or warm bath. ...Read more
Migraine slumber: This is very normal after migraines and is actually considered one of the stages of migraines. It's called migraine prodrome. Not everyone gets this, but is typically associated with a fog like feeling or tiredness. You might like this article: http://www. Theguardian. Com/science/2011/may/18/migraine-postdrome-research. ...Read more
Diagnosed with chronic migraine however, I have also been suffering from shooting achy pains throughout my body that make me feel very stiff. I also feel very tired and have low moods. Is this related?
Fibromyalgia: You may have fibromyalgia which is chronic widespread pain for over three months often associated with sleep problems, hormone issues, mood disorders, headaches, etc. There are good treatments both medically and non medically. Obstructive sleep apnea can also be associated with chronic headaches, sleepiness and mood disorders. ...Read more
A few hours before I get a migraine I get very tired an fatigued. Why does that happen. No aura just really fatigued?
3 phases: Most folks with migraine experience three phases, the prodrome, headache itself, and post-dromal period. Each may be several hours, and your experience involves your prodromal initial experience prior to headache. Aura refers to "classical migraine" which is a variation of a pattern experienced by a select group of patients. ...Read more
Do I have a headache or a migraine? (having pain the head now) today I was in the sun a lot and slept very few hrs and I'm tired and drank soda.
I have had 3 episodes of shaking uncontrollably followed by a migraine and sometimes vomiting, and fatigue?
I cant talk much. Feel tired and exhausted. I sit alot and hardly xercise. I m 30yrs 84 kgs. I also hv acidity issues n lil migraine.
Improve lifestyle: You need to get on a good schedule with healthy eating, weight loss, exercise and that will make a big difference in your general health and symptoms. See a regular primary care doctor, get labs and work out a regime to lose weight gradually. You will have more energy and with good eating your acidity issues may improve too. ...Read more
Hello I am a 34yr female 147 pound 5'0 can't lose weight migraine all the time always tired dry skin?
Difficulty losing weight, fatigue, dry skin, etc. Can be related to an endocrine gland- your thyroid gland but could also be related to other glands such as your pituitary gland.
Any family history of thyroid problems?
See your PCP or an endocrinologist for minimally invasive blood work and other appropriate imaging studies. You should hopefully notice a difference in symptoms with treatment. ...Read more
I went off birth control due to awful migraine and have gained over 25 lbs in a month. I've cut my food in half and keep gaining. I'm tired too.?
I am tired all the time. I have no energy and feel sleepy allthe time. I have no appetite and suffer from migraine headaches. What should I do?
Been suffering from a migraine, fatigue, body pain all wk. On 2/5, I found myself limping, this morning my L side almost too weak to stand. Worth ER?
ER is a good idea: When in doubt or if there is no good follow-up available visit ER to rule out septic arthritis. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Went to ER for migraine was given raglan and Benadryl (diphenhydramine). It did help but 12 hours later I'm still really really tired how long will that last?
Is it bad to lose a lot of weight unintentionally (not pregnant) and to be tired/sleepy all the time, with a really bad migraine?
YES: Excellent question! You need a thorough medical evaluation and work up.... For evaluation of unexplained weight loss - the most worrisome would be a type of cancer - but there are many many other less scary things that should be looked for - either way - not to be ignored - please get to your md asap. Thanks! And good luck! ...Read more
RX migraine aura (no pain) and my left side goes numb, I feel nauseous, tired, strange afterwords. But is it normal to feel uncoordinated and confused during? Like depersonalized or dissociated?
Migraine: Yes, it is possible to have post-migraine symptoms, or even the symptoms you're describing while having a migraine. However, if these are new symptoms from your typical migraine that your doctor diagnosed you with before, then you should be evaluated again to be sure it's nothing new or different. Make an appointment to see your doctor ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am wondering about the manifestation of migraines. Could I get a migraine that manifests in a feeling of pressure in the eyes (as if I am tired or sad) and speech impairment? Please let me know. Thank you.
You can get migraines with neurologic symptoms. But it is safer to discuss things with your doctor rather than self diagnosis. There are other sinister conditions which can mimic migraines.
some info on migraine is on the following link. Http://patient. Info/health/migraine-leaflet ...Read more
My 12yyear old son has lots of migraine an is tired more than usual also nose bleeds an genualy unwell how can I help him?
Other symptoms?: Are the nose bleeds new? Do they stop easily or are they prolonged (>15 minutes)? When you say he is generally unwell, do you mean more fatigued than usual? With regard to his migraines, has he had these for a long time? Are his current headaches similar to what he normally has? Any new bruising? Fevers? If it is possible, I would probably bring him in to his doc to see if he can be helped. ...Read more
Have anxiety, nausea&migraine my body&bones feels week and I just wanna lay down and sleep a lot what is this im tired of this?
Large differential: Lots of possibilities here sarah. Suggest a good physical exam with routine labs for a start. ...Read more
Late period. Constant migraine that won't go away extremely tired and a lot of discharge what could this mean? I don't think I'm pregnant
Late period: If this means that you haven't had your period yet but have been sexually active - would go ahead and take a home pregnancy test. Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, ...Read more
What could these symptoms be: excruciating migraine, head tremors, fatigue, fainting spells, blurry vision?
Migraine sysndrome: But I would recommend a complete medical work up with so many symptoms. ...Read more