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Hello I was diagnosed with CM about 6 years ago but was told decompression isn't needed until I can no longer deal with my symptoms. Sinc...
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with chiari 1 do you know if there a diet to follow - can you drink alcohol, tea or coffee? what exercises should you avoid?
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These answers has helped me also. I just had the surgery August 4, 2016 it has been 4 weeks now and I know I have a while to go before Im...
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Hi all, I appreciate reading the Q&A here and thought I would jump in... I had seizures in my sleep 2 years ago and had a CT scan that w...
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so for the past 5 months have been having these severe head pains at the back of my lower head. These trigger when I cough and pain remai...
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I was hoping anyone who has had the chiari surgery could give me some advice on what type of pillow they used. My surgery is 4-17-15. I a...
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Does anyone else have sore throats with CM1. I get really bad sore throats, sometimes worse than my headaches. I just wondered if this ...
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Good morning, I am 32 a year old female, new to this and very scared. I have had headaches for as long as I can remember, 8 years ago I h...
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I am scared, I am a single mother of two, no help or family. I work as an STNA and when using a hoyer lift and re positioning a residen...
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I just wondered something (again can't really read through all posts to see if someone else asked...bad concentration). I wondered if wi...
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I had my decompression surgery about two months ago, and I have been noticing that there is a noticeable indent where the bone reduction ...
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Rachael has been diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in her right shoulder. However, I've also been told that it can be misdiagnosed...
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A coincidental finding on my CT today said persistent metopic suture. It's the suture that's vertical on the front middle of your head th...
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I was diagnosed with a brain MRI last week with 7.5mm herniation Chiari and a 4mm diameter syrinx starting at C2. My dictation of the sca...
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I went on carnival rides Aug 14th. I got a terrible headache the next day, then blurred vision, numb tingling hands and feet, the back o...
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Hi Everyone! I'll try to keep this as short as possible, but it will still be a bit lengthy. Sorry! :) When I was in high school (1...
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Hi, I had Chiari Malformation surgery back in December of 1998. At that time I was having horrible headaches and vertigo to the point tha...
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Hi all, I posted a couple months ago about son, 23, who was facing his second decompression surgery. His symptoms had worsened after doin...
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I was recently diagnosed with a pseudomeningocele and am struggling with deciding whether or not to have it treated. My first decompressi...
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Went to my NL today and of course another round on the Chiari merry-go-round! He wants me to taper off of the Amitriptyline and start tak...
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