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What could be cauing the numbness and tingling in my face I get headacks almost every day. But today was different I started out with one I stood up and got dizzy and about ten min. Later my face felt numb and my face was tingling and felt light headed.

It . It is is numb and tingly on one side, you could have had a cardiovascular accident, and if that is the case, i recommend being seen at the er now. Read more...
Some . Some people with daily headaches have migraine, and some people with migraine have symptoms of numbness (called sensory aura), weakness (called motor aura), or vision disturbance (called visual aura). A diagnosis of migraine with aura requires a pattern of similar headaches in the past. When a typical migraine headache becomes associated with a new symptom, such as numbness, the most likely diagnosis is probably still migraine with aura (provided that no other explanation is found), but the most serous diagnosis could be stroke. Stroke is either bleeding into the brain or lack of blood supply to part of the brain. It is important to get possible stroke symptoms checked, because sometimes small stroke symptoms predict bigger strokes. The chance that the new symptom represents stroke depends on risk factors including history of previous strokes, high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol problems, smoking, other recreational drug use, obesity, family history of stroke, age, and gender. Read more...
To . To add to what dr fowler and dr kolb said, some migraine headaches are associated with strokes, that is brain infarcts or death of brain tissue due to loss of blood supply to a particular area. Your symptom description is worrisome for some kind of cerebrovascular problem associated, in this case, with your headaches, and so you need to see a phyisican, preferably a neurologist, promptly. If you were standing here telling me this story i would walk you to the emergency room, but given that we are exchanging messages through avvo on the web, perhaps you are past the immediate emergency. Nevertheless do not delay in getting an appointment to see someone. Read more...