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What could cause migraines and loss of speech?

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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