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Tonight on the train home from work a kid about 12 or 13 yrs old and his mom went to sit down next to me. The kid was in a wheel chair. His mom was helping him get to his seat. I was about to help them with the wheel chair, but the mom had it under control. At first I did not notice the child's face because his back was to me, I then saw that both his hands were all wrapped up in bandages and his face and neck were as though they were burnt. He could hardly get up out of the wheel chair to sit down.
He sat down and his mother next to him, he looked at me and I gave him a smile. He smiled back. But, I could tell he was sad. I sit with the same people at night on the train home every night. They were talking amongst themselves but, all I could think about was what happend to this kid? I overheard the child and his mom talking. He turned to his mom and told her that he loved her, and his next words were. "I wish I could just be normal." his mom replied, "you are ...
After an attack, the next day I feel like I have a hang over which has turned into extreme dizziness. Five days after the attack and I am still dizzy. Sitting or standing it does not make a difference. Is this normal? I have been dealing with Migraines for over 20 years, but have never had this happen before for this long. I was told that I suffer from cluster Migraines. I have tried almost every medicine, nothing really is extremely effective for me. momofgoose.
Having a Migraine "hangover" for about 24 hours isn't unusual. It's called the postdrome phase of the Migraine attack. You can read more about it in Anatomy of a Migraine .
No, it's not "normal" for postdrome to last five days. Nor is extreme dizziness something we usually see. You need to discuss this with your doctor. Any time your symptoms vary from your usual ones or are extreme, you should check with your doctor.
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