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Nerve Pain around neck while talking
Hi, My sister gets severe nerve pull around the neck if she talks for some time.. This has been...More
Posted by krishnams2006
Reply: Seizure after Spinal decompression
I don't know enough on this topic to answer you. Sorry. LifesMore
Posted by lifes
Reply: Crawling feeling on left side of spine
Doctors don't quickly pick up on neuropathy type "pains". Drs rarely think of it, except in diabetics. ...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Seizures with odd mixed symptoms
Hi Kirk, Not everything the body 'does' necessarily means it's one thing, nor does it mean all symptoms mean...More
Posted by lifes
Leg Spasms & Spinal Cord Injury
I have written to this forum previously in reference to leg spasms and mild cerebral palsy. I was referred...More
Posted by helen44923
Reply: What is wrong with me??
oops spotted an error... I meant "without cold or flu symptoms"
Posted by lifes
Reply: Lavender
I am glad it turned out well for your daughter bless your heart you must of been terrified. I know things...More
Posted by 22893missu
Reply: Safe to compete??
This is my 4th MRI over the last few yrs and the 1St time this has showed up. I get severe headaches. Thank u...More
Posted by fightu35
Reply: energy waves
No it doesnt involve any mental power (i guess) , i breathe in normaly while these waves are in proces ,...More
Posted by bryankcmo
Reply: I have an indentation along one of the seams in my...
I posted a long answer to you before...but I see it never posted. In my posting, I described how we're all born...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Stuttering, shaking, and "spacing out"
Warfarin or blood thinners do not cause the symptoms you describe. Where was the clot? (thrombosis) If in the...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: MRI of Head and Brain Plain and Contrast
I'm sorry but I don't know how to read or interpret MRIs. Did you learn anything from the Dr? LifesMore
Posted by lifes
Reply: Weakness in left arm, curling fingers.
Hi Eb, First, a blood test to check your thyroid is easy and inexpensive. Meds for low thyroid are fairly cheap...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Freezing Pain in Temple
Hello, I just wanted to thank you very much with all of my heart for your reply. I will most definitely let you...More
Posted by sima122
Reply: Deja vu and short black outs
OMG!! Wait!! It IS definetly the psychic seizure thing... i just reread your post... those are like word for...More
Posted by sima122
Reply: Pineal cyst 9mm
request pain management. surgery should be your last option. your experiencing problems and for someone to...More
Posted by nj_jeremy
Reply: Chronic Lightheadedness, pressure and sharp pain l...
staying away from liquor is a major point in your explanation it can really be bad for you. to me it sounds...More
Posted by nj_jeremy
Reply: Brain pain
fedjad, It's difficult to review a person's condition online because there is so much we don't know about you,...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: how the sensory information is routed from the rec...
Hi ! This is a group for people who have neurological symptoms or known neurological diagnoses (e.g. brain,...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: How urgent to do surgery on a fairly large subacut...
Thank you so much for that advise. Right now, I cannot talk to my father much as he has some kind of memory...More
Posted by tatang67
Reply: Total blackness...
Have you ever read about hypnagogic or predormital sleep paralysis, and hypnopompic or postdormital sleep...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: TBI and Brain Crying
Although the articles are about adults, you might want to read the info on these links: ...More
Posted by lifes
MRI Brain scan results
Here are my brain MRI results.. looks like my optic nerve is acting up and there seems to be pressure due to...More
Posted by ricky1981
Reply: Recurring headaches behind left eye
Hi, An unruptured aneurysm has no symptoms or warning signs--that is why it is so dangerous. So you can probably...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: MRI RESULTS
hi, A2582 -- take a look at the answer from lifes in the thread at ...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: EEG RESULTS
hello, H -- i know it is hard to approach drs, but your dr is who you need to talk to about this. i...More
what good is gold, or silver too, if your heart's not good and true -- hank williams, sr.
Posted by susiemargaret
Reply: Is a seizure ever classified as choking
For now, I'd say trust your gut. You know your baby. However, I have spasms in my larnyx and yes, I can be...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Neuro or psych?
How old is he? Why do you think he had a stroke--please tell us more about that. What does he say when you ask...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: odd sensations in leg and occasionally elsewhere
Hi Charlie, The suggestion for an ortho surgeon was mainly to address both the back and knee in one appointment...More
Posted by lifes
Reply: Spinal Cord & Dantroline
The Valium might help BUT try to convince your doctor for a "PRN" script with the agreement you will not exceed...More
Posted by lifes

Spotlight: Member Stories

I am a 41 year old female and have been out of work since 11/2010 due to my heart and cervical spodlosis, and 4 hernicated disc 2 buldging 1 in my nec...More

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Why guess about tests? We'll help you decipher the words used
Patients often wait weeks or months to see a specialist, or get a long-awaited for test. MRIs, CATs and numerous blood or neuro tests leave ... More
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