I have a few question to ask and hope you can help me. In 1996 I started with some headaches and it went to the point that I was seeing double. I am a truck driver and by just turning my head to look in my mirror when I was turning ahead I would see double for a few seconds and it went to the point that it would last longer. So I went to see my doctor and they run test and after almost a year of test an eliminating every thing else one neurologist told me I had basilar migraine. Since than its been pretty good but about 2 months ago it started again with same symptoms vertigo, nausea, trouble standing up. Its been bothering me since and right now I don't dare driving because of the problems. I went to see my doctor and waiting to go see a neurologist but what do I do in the mean time? Some days is ok but a lot of days I have pressure in the back of my neck and if I make fast movement I get nausea and vertigo. What would cause that and is it possible that it would bot...
I get migraines every week. Sometimes, two days a week, and sometimes several days a week. I have been to numerous Neurologists. I have tried numerous preventative medications, but nothing works. I have been going to a Homeopath, who has treated me for all kinds of things that might trigger a migraine and it has helped to eliminate some things that did trigger a migraine. I do not know what to do now. These migraines are disrupting my life, because I cannot plan anything ahead, because I do not know when I am going to get a migraine. I do not get the aura. Do you have any suggestions? Lois.
One thing to note is that a neurologist isn't necessarily a Migraine specialist, and a Migraine specialists isn't necessarily a neurologist. That said, there are excellent doctors who do specialize in treating Migraine and other headache disorders. At this point, consulting a Migraine specia...
My migraines always go in cycles, bad to not so bad, lasting months to years before changing again. Recently they are worse than they have ever been since I started having them 30 years ago. I wake up with it, am nauseous, often vomit, feel like a limp dish rag the next day and take up to 4 days to recover. My neurologist wants to do a sleep study. What will this determine? I've had 3 previous ones and they were all "inconclusive." Toni.
The most common triggers for waking with a Migraine are sleep issues:
too much sleep
too little sleep
poor quality sleep
irregular sleep schedule
There's information on this in our video Migraines, Headaches, and Sleep . A properly conducted sleep study would indicate the presence of any sleep disorders, and give a good sense of the quality of your sleep.
Good luck, John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert
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