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  • 2 days ago

    Stress & tension

    How can I get rid of excessive tension in the muscles of my back? I meditate every day which usually helps, but this time it doesn't take away the tension.
  • 5 days ago

    Have had serious Falls

    Have had 3 serious falls , one the worst - I fell before i knew what was happening - I hit myself on the back of my Head- and soft area behind left shoulder - -was working for a well known company - they igmored the fall, and I let it go -- hoping I would live - - in about a week, I had a rainbow neon circle in one eye - in a couple months I had muscle spasms in onee shoulder -- eventually both shoulder-at the same time -- -another fall. I fell with no way to catch myself on my right side , my head....
  • 7 days ago

    6 ER Visits, one nerve block, and still no answers

    After 6 ER visists, one nerve block, and one night stay in the hospital my husband is still very ill. He has a severe headache, vomiting, sometimes numbness on one side of his body, slur speech, not able to communicate well, and says things that don't make sense. He has no fever but feels very warm. CT was negative, MRI with out contrast did not show anything. The neurologist does not care that my husband symptoms are getting worse and just treats it like a migraine. He has not even looked at....
  • 7 days ago

    Help-160+ "head rushes" or "brain zaps" everyday!

    Hi Folks – I’m a 49 year old male and starting in May this year, I started experiencing some very weird “head rushes” or “head zaps” as I have seen other folks make reference to. I’m now 4 months in and they are continuing - getting worse and more frequent. I actually know exactly when I had the first one – I was on holidays and departing the hotel and I got this head rush that was very sharp and lasted only a few seconds. It felt like someone stuck a needle in my brain full of adrenaline. I could....
  • 7 days ago

    Sickle cell anemia and hemiparesis

    How does sickle cell anemia cause left sided hemiparesis and how exactly do you go about treating it? It's a case I'm reading and their CBC shows Hb 7g/dl, MCV 80fl, WCC 10x(1010)^9/L and Platelets 200x(10)^9/L and their CT scans shows brain infarcts
  • 7 days ago

    Hemiparesis Full Left Side w/Clear MRI and CT

    Thought I was having a stroke due to paralysis of my left side, arm, leg, trunk and neck with partial dullness to my face but had full facial movement. Rushed to the ER and admitted with TIA (which was later dismissed, an EMG/NCV is scheduled) MRI and CT was clear. Had been having headaches off an on for a few weeks (and a couple years), no migraine and no headache the day of the "event". Joint pain along with swelling in my left first finger and sometimes left thumb for about 6 months....
  • 8 days ago

    Head injuries in the past, headaches after drinking now

    I've gotten three concussions (all three to five years ago) from when I played football in High School. This summer, I went on a roller coaster and suffered a tremendous headache, which I thought was strange. Now that I'm in college, every time I drink alcohol I suffer minor headaches shortly after. The strange thing about these headaches is that they last for the whole week following my drinking, and they're best described as almost a squeezing and pulsing sensation. To clarify, I'm....
  • 9 days ago

    My head hurts before my legs get fatigued in track sprinting

    Hello, I've been doing high level track sprinting for a year now and am running into quite an annoying problem. After running full go for just 60m or repetitive sprints all the pain goes to my head. I get dizzy and sometimes start losing vision. It's almost always my head that goes first and don't even have the chance to get leg muscle fatigue. Any ideas on why this is happening?
  • 9 days ago

    Dirty EMG/Familiar ALS after 2 years of fasciculations?

    Hi, I'm a 29 years old Caucasian male working as a programmer, my father developed bulbar-onset ALS at the age of 54 and passed away after 2.5 years. He had non-affected parents and 8 siblings, his condition was tentatively attributed to a heavy head trauma with brain contusion 14 years prior to the illness, and possibly lifetime diesel exhaust exposure (there was a study about truck drivers more suspectible to SALS). In August 2015, I started to feel a heaviness/subclinical weakness in my left....
  • 14 days ago

    Seizure

    I have had a tonic clonic seizure and partial, but I am wondering if this could have been a type of seizure. I was helping my wife in the kitchen and was continuing to perform tasks, but completely lost about 20 minutes of memory. I had no idea what I had done with the salad I fixed or where I put it. After that I felt ok an remember the rest of the night.