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  • Lightning victim, 30 yrs post strike, many probs, do I start with seeing a neurologist & finding

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions July 28, 2015 04:37 PM

    My hubby can whoop almost any1 in chess, has great sense of humor, extensive knowledge of landscaping, & is destroying our lives with stupidity! I've been trying to figure it out for 25 yrs & now I'm quite sure it bcz of lightning strike 30 yrs ago. Symptoms incl concentration prob, esp when...

  • cervical

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions June 24, 2015 06:22 PM

    Hi, I have had many symptoms that started in February. I have had an MRI and CT scans done on both my head and neck area and they were all clear. My spinal tap was clear. I went to a C1 (Atlas) chiropractor and he said my atlas was misaligned after some x-Rays. He adjusted me and I started feeling...

  • 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...

  • Brain atrophy diagnosed for 5 month old baby

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions April 10, 2015 04:34 PM

    My 8 month old son was diagnosed with cerebral atrophy when he was five months old. We took him to the doctor because he was not holding his neck, fixing his vision on anything and was not responding to noises even after 5 months. He definitely is having serious developmental delays. The pregnancy...

  • MRI results,what is most likely diagnosis

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions March 11, 2015 02:25 PM

    I had a Brain MRI due to left side body going numb & tingly & with pain in left eye & in left side of neck,and weakness,tremors,my MRI came back with early angiopathy disease, an early demylenating disorder, and bilateral ethmoid sinus disease,I have had no follow up with neurologist, what would be...

  • I lose memory of what happens 5 mins. before falling asleep, get flashbacks afterwards?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions September 25, 2014 03:26 PM

    It's either 5-10 mins. before falling asleep or while I'm asleep. My mom says she tries to wake me up on the weekends, and then I may reply something back (it's always a different reply). Thing is, I don't have any record of these replies! I only have flashbacks (after I wake up)! I have a feeling...

  • Diagnosed with CM via an MRI for Lyme. Learned CM can be triggered by infections?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions September 5, 2014 09:31 PM

    I was diagnosed with Lyme disease after 5 tick bites. One doc said neurological and two con-infections. In the past few months my symptoms have heightened. Out of control vertigo, headaches, neck pain, vision disturbances, etc. The neurologist was looking for lesions from the Lyme (he actually...

  • Hi I'm a 26yr old female with serious memory loss. Any input would be appreciated!

    Anonymous 4 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions June 2, 2014 05:39 PM

    I have had terrible memory since childhood. My friends/family tell me that I have the worst memory of anyone they've ever met. I can remember textbook information, but my long term (and even short term) memory of everyday experiences (and significant experiences) is almost nonexistent. I have...

  • need help being diagnosed with having ataxia

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions February 25, 2014 04:48 PM

    Two years ago I noticed I began to lose my balance all the time. There as a twitch in my index finger, my muscle feel weak. I began to stumble while I walk and I would walker slower. I can no longer run and jump, the ability to talk clearly. I was diagnosed with having a conversion disorder. Which...

  • Cerebral atrophy (Speech problem)

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions February 21, 2014 09:24 PM

    My father 96y suffered brain stroke on 17/02/2014 about 1:30 AM, CT Scan (cerebral atrophy) Sugar ECG normal. Now they are almost stable but speaking ununderstandable phrases although understand what we say in some extent. One tablet of dispirin given him immediately after stroke. Two injections...

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  • Had MRI done on brain in oct2013 it showed small venous adnormality in right occipal lobe ?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions January 27, 2014 04:50 PM

    I had a brain MRI in march it said it was normal, then I started having breathing problems in may since then it has been a lot of different symptoms like chest pain ruled out with caterazation in aug breathing test said breathing less then 50 percent don't know why then fatigue, troubled speaking,...

  • Brain stroke -diffuse cerebral atrophy

    SHASHANKDASH 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions November 22, 2013 03:50 PM

    Mother is 75 years old -- she is diabetic and suffered a brain stroke (LEFT BRAIN) in April 2010.CT Scan report of June 2012 revealed that " Bilateral periventricular ischaemic changes". She has been on insulin since April 2010. Passing through various stages of escalations, she is now...

  • Quality of medicines

    Averol 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions November 11, 2013 09:10 AM

    I think the quality of medicines does matter a lot.These days cheap drugs are supplying in the market which effecting the the health of patient rather then curing.

  • Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration

    LEAHPRC2 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions August 28, 2013 07:26 PM

    Here's my mom's story on her recent diagnosis of paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration:My mom started having symptoms similar to MS back in October 2012. She was taken to the doctor who ran tests for MS and everything came back negative. She has gone through several rounds of tests for every known...

  • Forgetfulness, Blackouts, Nausea & History of Meningitis

    Daihanai 1 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions August 1, 2013 01:41 AM

    My brother has a problem but the doctors can't seem to diagnose it.His history:at the age of 10, he suffered meningitis but recoveredat the age of 24, he was admitted to hospital after a blow to his face after a fight outside a night clubhe never got a CT Scan after thatat the age of 25, he started...

  • Dandy walker variant

    reeti_2013 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions June 23, 2013 06:18 AM

    Hi All,My li'l one was diagnosed with Dandy Walker variant yesterday after MRI scan results were out. He turned 1 yr recently. H eis the most lovable child, can melt hearts with his smile. The Ped referred to MRI when we went to him for development delays as he hasn't crawled or stand up yet. He...

  • Dandy walker variant

    reeti_2013 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions June 23, 2013 06:15 AM

    Hi All,MY li'l one was diagnosed with Dandy Walker variant yesterday after MRI scan results were out. He turned 1 yr recently. H eis the most lovable child, can melt hearts with his smile. The Ped referred to MRI when we went to him for development delays as he hasn't crawled or stand up yet. He...

  • Blackouts/dizziness?

    misterspock 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions April 9, 2013 08:48 PM

    Don't know if it is serious/brain related, but I'd like some answers? -- I've had lots of backpain since I started riding horses a few years ago and it isn't age related, I don't believe, because I'm only 16! My older sister helped me by massaging my upper and lower back and sometimes popping it...

  • Possibly Drugged Child (?)

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Brain conditions January 25, 2013 06:17 AM

    Hello all,Not sure if this is the right place for this, but I would appreciate any help.My wife's cousin has an undiagnosed development issue. Many believe it may be Asperger's Syndrome or High Functioning Autism. He is almose 18 and in high school.Last Saturday his parents told him to go...

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