Mini stroke and hearing loss

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I'm now going to a Chiroptractic Internist, he has run all sorts of tests, X-Rays, blood work, hair samples, and found I'm a border line diabetic, he has put me on a regiment of vitamins and acupuncuture however I still feel the same, allot of pressure in both my deaf ear <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd my good ear with migranes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd pain all over my cranium <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd is very sensitve to the touch, even when I put my head on my pillow it hurts!! and the pressure seems to go all the way down to my stomach!
The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd coordination, tremors in one or more arms <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd legs. Bowel <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd bladder symptoms include frequency of micturition, urine leakage, eye symptoms like double vision uncontrollable rapid eye movements, facial pain, painful muscle spasms, tingling, burning in arms or legs, depression, dizziness, hearing loss, fatigue etc. You have many of these symptoms.
I also experience memory <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd problems with vocabulary, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd knowing someone else is also experiencing these things has made me feel less alone. I'm not used to be confined to my house and having people treat me with even more pity because now I seem to be a truly mentally challenged blind person. So I just wanted to say thank you everyone for sharing your experiences and suggesting alternative care.
It should take about 2 months to get to that dosage but I'm getting kinda excited he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring about the benefit of weight <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> especially since it was weight <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> pills (metabolife and xenedrine) that caused me to find out that I was epileptic in the first place! The doctor told me that i might get tingling in my fingers and i might feel a little dopy but happy dopy he described it as, so I figure i an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> deal with that! If I start losing weight at a rapid pace i'll definitely post again!
hi i had tia or mini <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> july 5. my speech were slurred <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd vision blurry. i have recovered well except my speech is somewhat off. my doctor said i will be on coumadin for six months. he started me out with a high dose but not i'm down to 2mg. i just try to be careful and know that if anything else happen that its in our heavenly Fathers hand.
She never has regained her full memory, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd I never mention <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> to her. There are pros <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd cons to discussing this with a patient and I have no strong opinion one way or another. Her speech continues to impropve. For example tonight there was a baby on television on "ER" and she pointed and said "Look at the little baby!" and laughed.
Hang in there! My husband had a similar <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> 10-16-05 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd is doing quite well. He is a 50 y/o <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd is recovering nicely. He too experienced paralysis on the right side (arm/leg),loss of speech (aphasia/apraxia), had a feeding tube and picc line. 1. Believe it or husband is NOW aBLE TO WaLK short distances WITHOUT a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan>e and walk long distances with a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan>e. 2. His speech is coming back beautifully. He sometimes surprises himself with how he is able to hold conversations.
I only had such bad memory problems the first week after having a major <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd was diagnosed with aphasia. I am 60 years old <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd my friends talk about not being able to find a word that they want to say, but nothing like the memory loss that you are talking about. So take some of the suggestions offered above to help with it financially. It may be something that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> be treated very easily, so again, don't panic. and wish you all the best.
Why should I need MRI after he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring test showed uneven he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span>? I'm 74 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd had surgery for mastoid bone removal at 6 yrs of age. Since that time, hearing loss has been greater in that ear.
atypical migraines may also present with similar symptoms, which may be a consideration for you as you've had headaches with some of the episodes. TIa or mini <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> is also a possibility if you have cardiac or <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> risk factors. However, if it turns out that it is truly a seizure in which you maintain complete awareness throughout, it may be a complex partial seizure which would respond better to meds such as Keppra or Trileptal.
Like I said, I'm interested in all feedback -- <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd especially the neuro comment about <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> on both sides of the brain, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd also neuropsych eval in relation to MS. My PCP did say if I have to go back to neuro, they'll find a someone else. THaNKS!
my name is George <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd I had a terrible <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> sep 1 2008....I had not received any physiotherapy <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd am paralyzed on the left side.Because the nurse made a mistake and wasn t watching over me, I had to have an emergency surgery to just get rid of the pressure in my brain...It left me with a very weak trunk control.and therefore I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> t even transfer let alone walk....
ok still have no info on that nero psycho evaluation iv called three times also went to the doc about not sleepin in the past near 2 months il get maybe an hour and ever 10 or 12 days i may have one night i get 4 or 6 6 hours is about normal maybe alittle more maybe alittle less got some ambien cr first time i took them 20 min i started getting lightheaded confused felt like me or the room was spining slured speech poor coordination couldnt type on my keyboard words was very hard to read looke
My blood showed a high count of white blood cells. at first I was diagnosed with having a mini <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> (I am only 39 years old). The symptoms lingered passed a normal episode of a mini stroke, so more tests were ran, they took every test under the sun. They took spinal fluid from my spine, it showed high in proteins, and infection.
Some doctors have a heard time believing this is healthy for you, but in life before ours, women were pregnantly constantly, suckling babies, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd they heardly ever had regular menstrual cycles. Just doing the mini pill back to back has saved my life, and I was a person always in the emergency room, writhing from pain, had severe migraines, depression, etc. Good luck all!
I have constant grinding, popping, and cracking sounds in my joints all over my body, especially in my neck, very badly in my shoulders, my back, jaw, elbows, wrists, knees <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd hips. It does not usually hurt but my muscles <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd joints hurt <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd seem to be tense, weak <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd stiff. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> anxiety cause all of these CONSTaNT symptoms? This problem is effecting my life and my relationships and I just want to feel normal and like my old self again.
I'm thirty five, While sitting at my computer I felt a sudden knot in my neck, then came the the blurred vision, he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span>, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd numbness of extremities. I looked at my wife and said something is wrong. We wound up in the emergency room and I had a blood pressure of 177/117. I sat in the waiting room for three hours without being seen. I eventually walked out and saw a general practitioner the following day.
I am afraid if it is a sort of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span>(mini-<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span>) <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd silently kills my brain day after day. I want to know if I should seek a second opinion. In Mrach I was attacked for about 3 weeks and after a short break of 10 days, It attacked me again in april. It almost gone now, May 03, 2005, but still stiffness in the scalp and mild heaviness in my head. Would appreciate your advice on this situation.
My Mom is doing these posts with me <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd she is at a <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> too. I really appreciate all your help <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd advice. Mom thinks I should see an endo again to rule out any thyroid issue or pheocromocytoma.
It is hard to say but I am a diabetic as well, and low blood sugars an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> cause confusion, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> of balance, headaches, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd in extreme cases you to lose control of arms <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd legs. But that doesn't seem to be the case, you could have made a wrong movement or something like that. High blood pressure will cause issues with the heart, but if you have a mini stroke you would most likely know. I am not a professional but I am guessing they put you on some type of pill for the blood vessel.
I get the warning signs of vision loss with some pain, then chills, then wham pain (usually behind the eyes but not always), I try to sleep it off but sometimes the pain is to much <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd even that doesn't help. The next day I have super sensativity to he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd light. also my body is so drained that I barely an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> get off the couch. Has anyone found any relief with dietary changes - aside from staying away from the obvious "trigger" items.
It's a pain, but it demonstrates your sincerety to both the Doc <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd yourself. 4)Though you're tired of he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring it, once you're done with being so sick, get yourself to Na. Yeah, yeah, I know what you've heard about people in "12 Step" programs. What you'll really find is what you've already started to find on this list... a few jerks, and a bunch of the best folks you'll ever know. You will all come through this. It's just hard to believe that when you're sitting in the blender.
I know it might seem that I am hyper, because of my weight <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd lack of appetite <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd some other symptoms (palps). But when I first became hypo after RaI, I started losing my appetite and losing weight. I finally hit about 94 pounds. My endo didn't care and said I was lucky that I wouldn't have to lose weight. My GI doctor disagreed and prescribed Marinol.
Hi and welcome to the forum. I am sorry that you are having health issues. There are quite a lot of people here that share your frustrations with the doctors and medical care or lack of, including myself. I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> only speak of my own experiences in my journey for answers. I have been fighting this fight for six years now and still remain undiagnosed.
Benign intracranial hypertension is another possibility that happens due to impaired CSF absorption and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> cause both visual symptoms and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> of he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring. It an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> also be a transient ischemic attack or mini <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span>. This an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> also cause <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> of peripheral vision due to eye stroke. Please consult a neurologist. You may need a MRI of the brain. Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
Recently I have been having LEFT carotid pain, some dizziness <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd temporory memory <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> that comes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd goes. I haven't told my doctor yet but I will at my September appt. a few years ago, during my every 3 months check-up, my internal MD heard the noise in my arteries (with a stethoscope) called a "burit" which is an abnormal sound). He ordered a corotid doppler test. From the results of that he ordered a MRa...
He had no other problems, including he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span>. His exam was completely normal. Most doctors at this point will give a diagnosis of Eustachian tube dysfunction, where due to mild nasal inflammation, the tube that connects to the ear is partially blocked, leading to pressure changes that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>canan> cause ear problems. Many patients will walk out the door with prescription allergy mediations or over-the-counter decongestants.
like my fingers turning dark red brown before my eyes and blood blisters forming on my finger tips (i didnt have fingerprints for the longest time because of the scars) and the muscle spasms causing my body to curl in a backwards U <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd my tastebuds burning <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> of he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd eyesight....sometimes i wonder how close i really did come to dying. i heard from a drug counciler that im lucy to be alive and i believe it... just remember we've made it through the tough part.
I have had severe he<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ring <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>loss</span> on the left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd the right is only a little better. I had woke up on the 26 with drooping in face and neck, with arm weekness and leg numbness and could not use it, TIa'S,then ended back in hospital the following day with severe angina,i have had severe problems with my breathing. is anyone having any of these horrible symptons.I am very worried about these things. yes i know its normal to have some side affects like severe flu symptoms cramping nausea ect.....
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