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  • 12 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....
  • 12 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?
  • 13 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....
  • 18 days ago


    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.
  • 18 days ago

    Tendon and hamstring lengthening as adult

    I'm 47 and have had cp most of my life. I've had heel cord stretching 2 times in my life. I just had hammertoe surgery on both feet. Now my surgeon recommended tendon and hamstring Lengthening. Has any adult had it? How many days are u in hospital for? Do u go for inpatient rehab before going home? Read more:
  • 19 days ago

    Migraine; my real hell

    Hi, I am from Montreal, CA. By profession, I am a developer. This is my first experience and first post in a health community. I am facing a serious issue related to a migraine. I am partially visually impaired person. at the time of occurrence, I am partially blind, I don't know how to explain my situation. That much worst is my condition. It's like heavy impulses of pain hitting the both sides of my head and this will last up to two days and I can't continue with my work as I need to....
  • 19 days ago

    Father's health is declining, what could be wrong with him?

    My father is 64 years old, and has trouble walking and getting up from a chair. He limps a lot, has a bad back, and seems like he may fall over any moment. He is often unable to fall asleep and stay asleep; he was hospitalized briefly on his 64th birthday a few months ago with an irregular heartbeat, and went for an emergency EKG again a few weeks later after being unable to sleep all night with a severe headache, which I heard came out normal. Since then, he has not had any serious incidents. He....
  • 21 days ago

    weird pain/ feeling/ left side where chest and shoulder meet .

    Hello, i have been having this weird pain or feeling , its More of a point. that feels pain. and cause my left arm and leg, numbness and tingling. this point is exactly located above my left nipple 2cm slightly toward the arm. see attached photo. it feels so heavy sometimes. or im having a heart attack. i went to ER did test for heart attack . but all came clear . im 37 years old. dont smoke or drink. * this feeling usually used to happen to me when smoking "weed" and some times by prescription....

  • 22 days ago

    Rare disease

    My husband has been told he has Amyloidosis of the brain so what is the progressiveness of this disease and is there any treatments?
  • 23 days ago

    Rathke cyst pituitary gland

    I had a big cyst on my pituitary gland, I had surgery in may and unfortunately its coming back already. Has anyone gone through this? Not sure what the next step is.