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Need to speak to someone regarding migraine associated vertigo.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 10 months ago.

Hi. Dr Rick here. I completed an Internal medicine internship in NYC and have two decades of clinical experience. How can I assist you today?

Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 10 months ago.

I, too, have suffered personally with migraines for many decades.....

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Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Hi dr rick, so I have migraine associated vertigo. It's been going on roughly 17 weeks. I'm on noritriptlyne and it seems to be helping as well as Valium. However whenever I get my monthly cycle I am having awful relapse of symptoms. Today I am having awful vertigo spells and just feel terrible. Do you have any insight of the correlation of these two issues. I finally felt like I was getting better and now I'm hit very hard with the vertigo and anxiety
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 10 months ago.

It is known that migraines, and migraine associated issues such as vertigo, can be exacerbated by menstrual cycles.

Unfortunately, there is not any better way to deal with these events.

One thing you might consider is going to a large University Medical Center ( I went to the Mayo Clinic for help with my severe migraines that were putting me in the hospital and out of the clinic/practice) and they were able to help me.

The nice thing about a teaching hospital is that at an institution like that you could be evaluated and treated by a team of sub-specialists who are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. At these large teaching hospitals is that consultations are available with Professors and leaders in their field by just walking a few steps down the hall.
You don't have to go all the way to the Mayo Clinic as there are many excellent teaching hospitals all across the country and I am sure that there is one near you.

Does this make sense to you?

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Thanks in advance,

Dr. Rick MD FACS