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  • Headache, weird feeling, pressure, dizziness, dream-like??

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions June 5, 2015 03:33 PM

    Okay, to start off, I am extremely accident prone. Some background info is in the past year I got a mild concussion by hitting the back of my head on a door, a car accident where I shattered the windshield with my head and I had whiplash and wore a neck brace for two weeks, then about four months...

  • 28 y/o male with rapid cognitive/memory decline for 6 months

    Viewz85 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions January 10, 2013 04:03 AM

    Started in mid July 2012 as blunted effect and thousand yard stare and quickly progressed to disorientation and dissasociative thinking as such that I was in another place time and nothing looked familiar. Even close family members began to look strange and unreal. Given the increase in...

  • arcnoid cyst

    sherstar 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions September 4, 2012 05:31 AM

    CAN SOMEONE TELL ME IF THE HAVE ANY INO ON THIS PLEASE:5 year old child growing up severe headaches find out later in life its a arcnoid cyst on left back side of brain. the headaches are aid not to be anything to do with the cyst. lots of catscans not moved or grown. loss of thinking, cant go...

  • My Take On Ice-Pick-Headaches

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions March 3, 2011 02:14 AM

    I can't help but defiantly ignore the caveat proposed in the privacy notice. Like you, my fellow IPH sufferers, I cannot bear to encumber these headaches any longer. My episodes are onset, and they usually last from five to fifteen seconds, in two to three extensive zaps. I yearn for someone (or...

  • Stress & pseudotumor cerebri

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions November 17, 2010 03:24 PM

    I am just looking to see if anyone knows if pseudotumor cerebri is enough to be considered for partial disability or full. I have suffered with headaches since I was 5, I am now 35 found out when I was 27 that I had this condition. I have been on every medication you can think of and had many...

  • Pineal Cyst: Time for another MRI?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions November 20, 2009 06:51 AM

    HelloFirst let me say that this forum has been a wealth of information for me. For some reason, it's always comforting to hear what others have said, especially the strength people show.Like many on this forum, I have a pineal cyst. I was diagnosed in 2004. At the time of last imaging (3 years...

  • motion blur and tired

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions May 23, 2009 03:21 PM

    It happened about a month ago for the first time, I woke up in the middle of the night and my vision was abnormal. The most noticable thing I had was a kind of motion blur when I waved my hand before my eyes. It left a sort of motion trail, where my hand moved, but a trail or wave of hands where...

  • dazed and confused but 100% sober!

    jimi86 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions March 21, 2009 03:43 AM

    hello people,some quick info, im 22, generally in good health and am a male.on and off for almost a year now ive been experiencing a dazed and confused feeling of disorientation, extreme fatigue, and light headedness.I've seen my GP several times and he's telling me its all stress/anxiety related,...

  • Magic Blue Pills: What Makes People Without ED Take Them?

    MagicBluePills 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions February 23, 2009 02:19 AM

    http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/396/promoe.jpgSeems like centuries gone since Viagra came into our lives. Now we seem to live with the notion that it has always been there. Like computers, Internet and automatic laundry. We all are hopeful to live happy lives with our partners and never have...

  • Many Head problems -- Help?

    lectricxick 2 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions February 18, 2008 02:20 PM

    Hi, I'm a 21 year old female. Some what active but for work I have to sit for many hours, and then at school I sit as well. I have a very stress free life and anything that is stress related is usually easily solved. For about...4 years I've been having head problems. Strange ones at that. I ask...

  • Very Scared.....very anxious

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions September 8, 2007 02:36 PM

    Ok, first, I need to know if a rabies headache is constant or simply occurs daily. My history includes getting a cat bite two years ago. The authorities captured what we thought was the cat and it didn't have rabies, so I only got the first two shots of the series (on day 0 and day3) along with...

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  • ?stuck With Diagnosis Pseudotumor?

    dreamer13 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions March 3, 2007 03:39 AM

    AND NO ONE WILL CONSIDER ANYTHING ELSE. WHEN I LOOK IT UP, MY SYMPTOMS DO NOT FIT THE DEFINITION VERY COMPLETELY.Hi All: 4 Years Ago I Woke Up One Morning With My Right Eye Swollen Shut, Having Had Terrible Pain In My Head During The Night. That Day It Was Diagnosed As A Stye. The Pain Got Worse,...

  • ?pseudo Tumor Dilema?

    dreamer13 2 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions March 2, 2007 02:39 PM

    HI ALL:I JUST POSTED ABOVE IN "TELL US YOUR MEDICAL STORY" HOWEVER, THIS IS SO VERY IMPORTANT TO ME AND BECOMING URGENT THAT ANYONE POSTING DOWN HERE IN "BRAIN CONDITION" SECTION MIGHT BE ABLE TO SHED SOME LIGHT/INFORMATION FOR ME AND I DID NOT WANT YOU TO OVERLOOK MY POST.Hi All:4 Years Ago I Woke...

  • Severe Forgetfulness

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions February 8, 2007 12:21 AM

    For the past several years, I have always had problems remembering things, but lately it has worsened. Days ago, I lost my keys, I cannot even recall the time of day to help me figure out where to look. Then today, I lost my ID, and didn't remember until I tried to buy something. I occasionally...

  • sudden sharp head pains-fainting

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions October 31, 2006 07:32 PM

    Hi - I'm wondering if anyone has either had or heard of similar symptoms. I have starting having fainting episodes since this past May. I have had a total of 5 from May - Oct 2006. Most of which are accompanied with sudden sharp pains to the head (like someones poking you with a sharp object). ...

  • I think mysister is in a hepatic coma caused from drug use and malnutrition

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions September 11, 2006 04:12 PM

    I know she is in a coma. She opens her eyes and does respond to pain and I was woundering if an amino acid complex suplement would help to regulat her better because the liquid pack does not contain those, sence it is obtained from meat and it is not added to the liquid meal. She did take large...

  • Tufts dental medicine magazine story

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions September 2, 2006 02:46 AM

    IT'S THESTUF:P ESPNPRODYCERS DREAM OF. SKATING AT FULL SPE;ED, hockey player Eric Lindros takes an opponent's elbow. to the head . . Quarterback Troy.Aikmen gets sacked, and his helmeted head bounces off the artificial turf. Centerfielder Johnny Damon knocks heads with a teammate shagging the same...

  • New name for "Melancholy"

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions August 13, 2006 05:24 PM

    Most people do not understand the term "bipolar" and find it scary and intimidating. It does not mean a person is "crazy". It involves the chemical enviroment of the brain; proved medically with MRI and other brain xrays; and tends to run in families (i.e.genetic).I am Bipolar. That means I am...

  • aspies unite

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions July 3, 2006 05:40 AM

    I dont know how long this site has been here but incase someone with or who thinks they might have Aspergers ends up here and is discouraged by the lack of postings....I would like to refer you to google..."wrong Planet" it has been very helpful for me.I am not trying to promote that site above...

  • HElp with coping

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions May 4, 2006 03:55 AM

    I am new to the Microcephaly stress. My son has Microcephaly, and after all the possible tests before and after delivery they were never able to come up with a reason to why he has developed this. We feel at a loos so often for how to cope with this situation. He is doing well, but definently is...