I have had the EEG, no diagnosis has been given to explain why I have numbness near teeth and left eye ( or why I see the pulse in my left eye)
or why I'm always dizzy.
No explanation of why I'm feeling dizzy from side to side has been given to me. My balance tests have been normal.
What worries me is that nobody is giving me an explanation as to why I am so weak, and dizzy, I feel like my environment around me is not "straight" and also when I look at objects they shake a little, for example when I sit in the waiting room, the blinds look like they "shake"
I never had an MRI angiogram.
I had the MRI and CT was ok, but it does not show arteries well I guess, does it? One doctor told me she was sure I am having migraines, but I have no headaches, but she still said I have migraines.
I dont know how to convince my neurologist to have an MRI angiogram, I though it was an in hospital procedure where they go through the groin etc? Is it not? If it is helpful then and can be ordered by a specialist then I'd be happy to have it, I'm not sure how to ask her, my neurologist, what indicators to give her, she is reserved somewhat, but I really need to know what is going on, I have things shake a little and its very disturbing...just looking at the cup and next to it the string ( black) in color is shaking, and the black color goes away and comes back as if it "dissapears" and then comes back ( the black cord dissapears and comes back)
One doctor asked me if I "smell" something or "hear things" to find out if I have this "aura" but I did not experience any smell or taste before or after dizziness.
how does the aura feel?
I tried somnomigram or something like that and it did not help. The only time I felt no dizziness at all was when I woke up from endoscopy in the hospital, they had me sedated and on oxygen, when I woke up I said to my doctor "I'm not dizzy!" my mind is totally clear! and it was. It went back to dizziness after about day. I'm not sure if this helps. I know a nice psychiatrist, he did the MRI, I am not sure if he would be allowed to do an MRI angiogram though, he would order one, just does not know what to look for, nobody has given me a name for this dizziness and vision going black to dissapearing, I've asked the doctor and it was said my balance tests were normal.
I am not sure what MRI angiogram would look for, or what they need to put before the ? question mark etc, what problem this is called, I even feel silly saying things "dissapear" slightly, it sounds so strange, and I dont know what this is, dizziness is awful.
Apologies for late reply, the timezone it was 2.30 at night and I snoozed off to sleep.
The eye is on the left ( that I can sense the pulse in) , and there is very light sense of numbness also on my left arm ( it is very very light) , so yes the left eye, and the left arm feel very very tiny bit numbish, and so is the bottom of my jaw, very small tiny bit of numbness on bottom teeth. Very slight.
I am not sure how the numbness of the hand, eye, and bottom of the teeth relates to migraine aura can you expand please?
No, I am not aware of the symptoms of a stroke.
Are you saying I may have had one?
I have slight numbness in my left arm, and left side of face, (it is very very very slight)
Yes I can see that drop of blood supply to certain areas of the brain can cause numbness.
Was this the reason you recommended/asked that MRA is done to check out the blood supply to my brain?
If I am having migraines with aura, would this explain why I am feeling dizzy? But I feel dizzy every single day? And could you please tell me if having the MRA would prove to doctors that I have migraines with aura?
How are Migraines with Aura treated ( with what drugs)? Can these visual symptoms ever go away?
I have been told that I have migraines, and becasue of this I am dizzy, it has not been treated successfull at all, I was given a migraine preventative but its not gone away.
I still do not understand why I have the numbness slight at the bottom of my teeth and feel extremely weak. And dizzy.
Doctor I am confused over the abover and could you please help me understand your answer, in simple terms these are the areas I am not clear about:
1) Why did you ask about the MRA, do you think it I need to have an MRA?
2) Why did you speak of a stroke, do you think I may have had one or I am in danger of having one, and because of this you suggest the MRA?
3) If I see osteopath for cervicocranial adjustment, what should I tell him? What is the reason to have the cervicocranial adjustment, to relieve the dizziness or numbness?
4) are there any blood tests that can find the cause of numbness in my left arm, and chin ( very very slight numbeness)