Migraine is a recurring one-sided headache. Some people experience an aura before a migraine. The headache may be associated with nausea, vomiting, and nose block. Irritability due to migraines can last for up to two days. During migraines, people become sensitive to light and sound. Sometimes these can also be a trigger. Other triggers include caffeine, menstrual period, birth control pills, alcohol, chocolate, stress, etc. Triptans, antiemetics, and pain relievers are implicated in its treatment.
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Query: Hello doctor, I want your opinion about my Chiari malformation shown and described below. I am a 55-year-old female with a history of single major depressive disorder. I had COVID (Corona Virus Disease) almost seven months back. I have had headaches, brain fog, memory loss, falling, neck and ear pai... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel sorry for your frequent headache issue, but the good thing is that we have a diagnosis, which is Arnold-Chirari type 1. You need to do a screening magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the spine to look for associated findings like syrinx within the cord. Surgery is ... Read Full »