Please I do have earache before the migraine starts is this normal? I learnt chocolate triggers the headache is this true? Lastly is there anything I could do to stop or prevent the headache? Thanks, Olaoluwa.
Some people do experience earache during the beginning phases of a Migraine attack and even through the end of one. That said, if this is a new symptom for you, it should be discussed with your doctor to be sure it's being caused by your Migraines and not something else.
Chocolate is a trigger for some people with Migraines, but not for all.
There are treatments to abort Migraine attacks once they start, and there are medications that can be taken daily to help prevent Migraines. Preventive medications are usually recommended if you have three or more Migraines a month or if your Migraines are especially severe. You can find more information in Pre...
can migraines cause seizures, very cold hands, feet and a rapid heart beat?
hi there, I'm a 27 yr old female. I started getting migraines when i was around 21 yrs old. I recently collapsed and had a seizure after having a migraine, with neck and shoulder pain, for the previous 4 days. I was in hospital for a week and my CAT scan came back clear. the doctors did not know what caused this episode. That was 2 months ago and ive continued to have simular but not as severe seizures since.
any information would be greatly appreciated. irish jessie.
There is a type of seizure that can be triggered by Migraine aura, called Migraine triggered seizure. Here's information on that from the International Headache Society's International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd Edition"
1.5.5 Migraine-triggered seizure Description: A seizure triggered by a migraine aura.
Definition Cold intolerance is an abnormal sensitivity to a cold environment or cold temperatures. Alternative Names Sensitivity to the cold; Intolerance to cold Considerations Cold intolerance can be a symptom of a metabolic problem. Some people (often very thin women) do not tolerate cold environments because they have very little body fat and are unable to keep warm. Common Causes Anemia Anorexia nervosa Blood vessel (vascular) problems, such as Raynaud's phenomenon Chronic severe illness General poor health Hypothyroidism Problem with the hypothalamus
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