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suffering with daily migraines and numbness for years

I have been suffering with daily migraines, weakness in my head, numbness in half my left head, numbness in my left arm, tingling sensations, my head feels heavy like I'm going to fall over, Vertigo, dizziness. Someone please help me please I've been suffering for three years everyday.
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replied August 28th, 2014
Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

There is a chance that you have compression of the spinal nerves in the cervical spine region. This can happen due to overuse of computers, work involving straining of neck, herniated disc, canal stenosis, bone disease, spondylosis, poor posture etc. A MRI of the cervical spine and nerve conduction studies may be required. Please consult a neurologist. The treatment is to remove the compression.

You have to discuss the best treatment option with a neurologist, which can range from medication to steroid injections to physiotherapy to traction, cervical collars or even surgery. Alternatively you can visit a chiropractor or a physical therapist and learn some exercises which you can do to relieve the compression, but consulting a neurologist is a must. Hope this helps. Take care!



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