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.
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Hi, for the past 6 months I have been getting really bad shooting pains in my head and face. It always starts in my temple and ends up at the top of my head, it also feels like my face is very tight when this happens. Though they last only seconds, I am getting several a day! I have told my doctor but to no avail. Can you help please? Melanie.
What you're describing could be ice pick headaches, but they don't generally start in one place, then move to another, and they generally don't occur in the face. You can read more about them in Ice Pick Headaches - The Basics .
You were quite right to see your doctor about these headaches. They need to be investigated and diagnosed. Unfortunately, not all doctors have the background to help. When your regular doctor can't help, it's best to consult a Migraine and headache specialist. It’s important to note that neurologists aren’t necessarily Migraine and headache speci...
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