Stroke symptoms women over 50

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The neurologist thinks these headaches are migraines and not related to the stroke, but he also says that the headache symptoms she describes are not typical in migraines. Could her headaches and cerebellum stroke be related also? I'm concerned that the doctor is being too quick to assume the stroke occured before birth when he also says that an MRI can NOT show the age of a stroke.
breast ca, prostate ca. Childhood hx: scarletina, recurr. ear inf. Events: age 29, orthonovum 1/35 for dysmenorrhea, sudden loss of vision in left half of left eye at work in am-blood pressure high, no hx of migraine, vision faded back in within the hour. No headache till after vision restored, then headache grew to disorienting proportions by night. Discontinued bcp's. Never recurred.
PAD can happen to anyone, regardless of age, but it is most common in men and women over age 50. PAD affects 12-20 percent of Americans age 65 and older. PAD Treatments Lifestyle Often PAD can be treated with lifestyle changes. Smoking cessation and a structured exercise program are often all that is needed to alleviate symptoms and prevent further progression of the disease.
LinaG - Sorry your temp dropped but there is still hope. There are a lot of reasons why your temp could drop...it's not over till it's over! Have a wonderful bday party for dh! Keyan - There is definitely a possibility for a bfp. Sometimes your temps won't show exactly as you think they should. I found when I was temping the smallest things could throw it off. I am very hopeful for you! Either way you have your lap scheduled so your chances are only going to get better!
Can you believe that it is just right around the corner? In a little over 1 week! I have been sick, sick, sick. The only thing that makes it better is drinking grape juice throughout the day for some reason. Wow. I'm grateful to my mom. I don't want to seem ungrateful at all (because I feel so blessed), but I will be sooo relieved when this sick phase passes. Hope all is well with you ladies staying strong!!
I am currently CD2 still trying naturally, (though not proactively) just seeing what happens. I have training spread out over three months so I am going to wait until after that if nothing happens to go back to the RE! Its exciting and sometime to look forward too. Good luck all!
“Hysterectomy in women aged 50 and younger substantially increases the risk for cardiovascular disease later in life and removal of ovaries further adds to the risk of both coronary heart disease and stroke.” Erik Ingelsson J. Kyle Mathews, MD Plano OB Gyn Associates Plano Urogynecology Associates www.drjkm.
300 mg neurontin, 75mg Effexor X-ray, 450 mg Wellbutrin XML In p.m. 600mg neurontin I also take for general health Centrum for women over 50 and a baby aspirin for family history of heart problems I also take daily for hot flashes, tri-omega, flax and 2000 mg evening primrose, and flash fighters, a combo of **** quai, black cohosh,licorice, vitex and soy isoflavanoids. The above symptoms started 2 weeks ago, hives were treated w/ antihistamines otherwise I have little relief.
Another study showed that the risk of stroke does increase with the use of tamoxifen, but this is seen mainly in women over 50.
Hi everyone, I am glad to hear that i am not the only one out there with these wierd symptoms. I am a 32 year old who had a baby a little over a month ago and since then I have developed leg cramps(drs ruled out blood clots) waking up with achy, tingly fingers mostly left side, tingling on bottom of my feet and toes, severe headahes started a couple months ago but have gotten very bad the past week or two-I have them from time I wake up til I go to sleep, wake up with them.
I have had very similiar symptoms that you describe. About 2 months ago, I had numbness/tingling almost all over (hands, arms, feet, lower legs, back, neck, face, head). I was convinced I had MS. I went to the doctor had some routine blood tests. I also had a brain MRI which came back clear. I then developed some small jerks and twitches (fasciculations). I went to a MS specialist at the Mellen Center who said I had benign fasciculations and had nothing to worry about.
Dear Jackie, I had pseudotumer cerebri in 1994, it usually happens to overweight women before the age of 50. I can't say I was that overweight at the time, in fact I was on an exercise regimen and losing weight, the PTC was a complete mystery. Like you I had black spots in front of my visual field. The docs found papilledema. At first they thought I had a brain tumor but the MRI didn't find any tumors - did find a couple of white spots - presumably from migraines.
This happens several times a day and know it's probably damaging my esoughogaus sphinkter, Now I quite frquently belch and somethimes get hiccupps from what seems to be nothing - just trying to expel something, Very frequently bending over or lying in bed, Antacids help somebut not enough. Do you think I have already damaged the esoughogaus sphinkter? What can I do?
I just went to the hospital on Easter with Stroke like symptoms and was treated as such. I am 35 years old. They did all the normal tests MRI, MRA, and tons of blood work. Although the CT scan showed something that they thought may have been a mini stroke the other tests ruled it out and they diagnosed me with a silent or atypical migraine. I had all symptoms of a stroke. The numbness, tingling, drooping of the eyes and mouth on one side, no facial expressions and I could hardly talk.
Over the 4 years i had it i constantly got bloated tummy and loads of other preg symptoms and after a few neg preg tests over the years just came to terms with those symptoms cos thought it was best type of contraceptive and worth the symptoms if it was guna stop me having another baby (have 1 other). Apparently not! Just hoping now that the baby (and my womb) are healthy.
I'm having withdrawal symptoms I didn't expect. Light headedness, the runs, blood pressure going up, and general fatigue. Lots of fatigue. And some irritability. I am hoping that these symptoms begin to decrease soon. Well, they have gotten better than it was in the first 2 days. I am still wondering how long I can expect to have these side effects of withdrawal?
I used to spend the whole evening exercising 5-6 days a week in my mid-20s back in college without ever getting any symptoms such as these. But, now in my early 50's I come down with flu-like symptoms even with a mild weight workout--but no problems with walking for 40-50 minutes uphill to break a mild sweat. My internist Dr.'s response has been: "I don't know what to say!
Symptoms of AC vary widely, depending on the hormones produced by the tumor. About 50% of tumors overproduce cortisol, causing symptoms of Cushings Syndrome. Tumors that produce androgen (the "male" hormone), may cause no symptoms at all in men, but women may experience excess growth of facial and body hair, deepened voice or irregular menstruation, or menstruation stopping altogether.
I don't think you realize the risks of taking these high doses of hormones so often that your chance of stroke, clots, and irregular bleeding really increases. Also, you need to be having sex with one person you trust if you are not using a condom. I'm not judging. I was there one time too. And I love sex- but you need to be safe and your birth control needs to be effective. Good Luck--Go see your local Nurse Practitioner or Medical Doctor. See a woman-much easier to talk to.
I can be tired after 12 hours sleep! Can I be suffering symptoms from my thallassemia. Does any one else feel the same way that I do? This is a little bit hard for me, but I don't want to complain.
Funnily enough when i excersise most intensely (football, running etc) i'm fine but gradual and seemingly innocuous activity (golf practice, painting, cleaning) i get hot very qucikly and get an all over prickly ich sensation without any visiual symptoms. The most distressing times are at night in bed. I have to stand near an open window and if it persists still, I go and sleep in the spare room.
know the feeling had all that for 11.5 months now plus others, counted 50 symptoms in total. incl ppink eye, brain fog, vertigo, nausia etc, etc tests all neg up to 11 months, its destroyed me combination of the chronic sickness but also the anxiety it has caused. I have also had severe muscle wasting for past 6 months. my possible exposure was anal/oral with thai tranny then fevers etc 9 days later.
I have gone to literally over 14 doctors- orthos,neurolgists, neurosurgeons, general practioners, and none of them has acknowledged my symptoms, but will only look at my MRIs and say, "everything's fine". I have stopped going because I am so sick of paying them for not doing anything for me. My problem is related to my lower back and on one MRI a radiologist actually called it what it was- a slight? herniation of L5-S1 and a central disk "protrusion" in L4-L5.
Symptoms. Headache shaky hands heart flip flops shortness of breath tingling all over adrenaline bursts shaking from the inside panic!!! loss of balance feeling of unreality muscle tention all over speech slurred nausea stomach ache blurred vision heart pounding the list goes on and on.. Tests.. ekg--to many to list all normal echo--2--first normal 2nd showed very slight regurgatation in valves ct scan of brain...normal mri brain...normal blood work..
So a person with sleep apnea can stop breathing from 10 to 50 to even over 100 times every hour with each episode lasting anywhere from 10 to 30 seconds. Using strict criteria, it is estimated that about 4% of men and 2% of women have this condition, but using looser criteria, it can be up to 25% in men and up to 9% in women.
Just kidding. It was actually morning and I had just woken up with my hair sticking up all over the place. I remember the date because it was also my sister's birthday. She understands why I didn't call her that day. Anyway, I went to get out bed that morning and my right leg felt as though it were asleep but without the pins and needles feeling that usually accompanies a sleeping limb. I thought it was weird but also thought it would go away.
This Sleep Study result, on top of my current heart state with MVD, put me at great risk for a heart attack, stroke and mini-strokes-TIA (transient ischemic attacks) all in the absence of any CAD. This also explains why I'm so tired and with problematic chest pain even with the amount of nitro I wear each day. My heart was not getting any rest and was under a great deal of stress around the clock.
Compounded Bioidentical Hormones have received a great deal of coverage in news, on talk shows, and in magazines over the past several years. Claims of weight loss, increasing energy, improve mood, are safer, and many others have been made. Hopefully this article can help you answer questions and dismiss many of the myths surrounding this highly published, highly marketed topic.
Controversy regarding WHI's applicability to women just entering menopause stems from the fact that the average age of participants was 63 years, and only 3.5% of the women were aged 50 to 54 years, which is the age range when women typically decide whether to start MHT. Furthermore, the WHI did not address menopausal symptom relief. Therefore, this scientific statement considered new data from later studies evaluating the effects of MHT in women aged 50 to 55 years.
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