I have not had a EKG or stress test.
I have not had my neck examined.
My headache starts at the back of my neck but the worst pain is behind my rigt eye. The headache is vascular. Pain comes and goes with heart beat. Often accompanied by yawning, runny nose, pins and needles around my mouth and down my left arm and in both my hands. If becomes severe I have epigastric pain, nausea and severe vomiting. I also usually have a loose stool just prior to vomiting. Once i start vomiting, I have the severe, burning chest pain and pain down both arms. This is accompanied by cold sweats.
The severe pain is only after vomiting and during a severe coughing bout or if I have severe diarrhoea - spastic colon.
During headaches I have pins and needles, during the episodes mentioned above I have severe burning pain in my chest and arms. If the headache gets to the stage where I am vomiting the pain sometimes becomes severe, but not always.
What is causing the severe burning in my chest and arms? The pain is severe. It is a very frightening experience and takes some time to pass. Unfortunately I have never been near a hospital when it happens. Often the pain is subsiding once I get there. I am generally very pale and drenched in perspiration.
I am hhpotensive and only become hypertensive during a migraine. My pulse also becomes elevated.
I have lived with migraine my whole life and there is a family history of migraine, I think I understand what there is to know about the condition.
The chest pain and pain down the arms is new.