Stroke symptoms women over 50

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The neurologist thinks these headaches are migraines and not related to the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span>, but he also says that the headache <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> a stroke.
I am at 25 year old <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>women</span> was born at 25 weeks premature in 1989 weighing 1 pound.
breast ca, prostate ca. Childhood hx: scarletina, recurr. ear inf. Events: age 29, orthonovum 1/35 for dysmenorrhea, sudden loss an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> vision in left half an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> left eye at work in am-blood pressure high, no hx an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> age, but it is most common in men and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>women</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> age <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span>. PaD affects 12-20 percent an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> americans age 65 and older. PaD Treatments Lifestyle an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>ten PaD can be treated with lifestyle changes. Smoking cessation and a structured exercise program are an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>ten all that is needed to alleviate an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan> and prevent further progression an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the disease.
LinaG - Sorry your temp dropped but there is still hope. There are a lot an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> reasons why your temp could's not <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> till it's <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span>! 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>f. 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>women</span> aged <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span> and younger substantially increases the risk for cardiovascular disease later in life and removal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> ovaries further adds to the risk an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>women</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span> and a baby aspirin for family history an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> heart problems I also take daily for hot flashes, tri-omega, flax and 2000 mg evening primrose, and flash fighters, a combo an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> **** quai, black cohosh,licorice, vitex and soy isan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>lavanoids. The above an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan> started 2 weeks ago, hives were treated w/ antihistamines otherwise I have little relief.
another study showed that the risk an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> does increase with the use an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> tamoxifen, but this is seen mainly in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>women</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span>.
Hi everyone, I am glad to hear that i am not the only one out there with these wierd <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. I am a 32 year old who had a baby a little <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> that you describe. about 2 months ago, I had numbness/tingling almost all <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> (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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>women</span> before the age an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span>. 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> white spots - presumably from migraines.
I just went to the hospital on Easter with <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> like <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> and was treated as such. I am 35 years old. They did all the normal tests MRI, MRa, and tons an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> a stroke. The numbness, tingling, drooping an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the eyes and mouth on one side, no facial expressions and I could hardly talk.
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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> or lying in bed, antacids help somebut not enough. Do you think I have already damaged the esoughogaus sphinkter? What can I do?
over the 4 years i had it i constantly got bloated tummy and loads an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> other preg <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> and after a few neg preg tests <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> the years just came to terms with those an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan> cos thought it was best type an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> contraceptive and worth the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan> 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 <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> I didn't expect. Light headedness, the runs, blood pressure going up, and general fatigue. Lots an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> fatigue. and some irritability. I am hoping that these an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan> 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> such as these. But, now in my early <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span>'s I come down with flu-like an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan> 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!
an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> aC vary widely, depending on the hormones produced by the tumor. about <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span>% an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> tumors overproduce cortisol, causing <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> Cushings Syndrome. Tumors that produce androgen (the "male" hormone), may cause no an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan> at all in men, but women may experience excess growth an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> facial and body hair, deepened voice or irregular menstruation, or menstruation stopping altogether.
I don't think you realize the risks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> taking these high doses an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> hormones so an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>ten that your chance an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span>, 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 <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> prickly ich sensation without any visiual <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in total. incl ppink eye, brain fog, vertigo, nausia etc, etc tests all neg up to 11 months, its destroyed me combination an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> 14 doctors- orthos,neurolgists, neurosurgeons, general practioners, and none an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> them has acknowledged my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symptomsan>, but will only look at my MRIs and say, "everything's fine". I have stopped going because I am so sick an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> L5-S1 and a central disk "protrusion" in L4-L5.
<sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>symptoms</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. Headache shaky hands heart flip flops shortness an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> breath tingling all <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> adrenaline bursts shaking from the inside panic!!! loss an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> balance feeling an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> brain...normal mri brain...normal blood work..
about 40 to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span>% an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the population an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the developed world have raised blood pressure. The older one becomes the more likely one is to have hypertension. Men and women are affected in equal proportion. High blood pressure, along with obesity, diabetes and cigarette smoking, is a risk factor for stroke, coronary artery disease, heart failure and kidney failure.
So a person with sleep apnea can stop breathing from 10 to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>50</span> to even <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> 100 times every hour with each episode lasting anywhere from 10 to 30 seconds. Using strict criteria, it is estimated that about 4% an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> men and 2% an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>over</span> 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 an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> my current heart state with MVD, put me at great risk for a heart attack, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>stroke</span> and mini-strokes-TIa (transient ischemic attacks) all in the absence an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> any CaD. This also explains why I'm so tired and with problematic chest pain even with the amount an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> nitro I wear each day. My heart was not getting any rest and was under a great deal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> stress around the clock.
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