I am sorry to hear about your wife’s medical problems. If your wife has headaches and lightheadedness with a feeling of passing out, then she could be having either polycystic ovarian disease or GERD with or without H pylori infection. These are the two conditions to be ruled out first.
Get her blood pressure checked. This can also cause headache with dizziness. TMJ is another possibility. Other causes are anemia, hypoglycemia or low sugar and some endocrine problems, such as an underactive thyroid (called hypothyroidism), overactive thyroid (called hyperthyroidism), adrenal insufficiency (called Addison's disease), and in some cases, diabetes, may lead to hypotension and hence lightheadedness and an off balance feeling. It can also be an anxiety and panic attack.
Ear related causes are ruled out. Another possibility is 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 if not done by an ortho specialist. Please consult a neurologist for this.
Hope this helps. Take care!
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Thank-you for the reply Dr. K Mathur for your valuable advice . Some more detailed problem explanation which may help to lower down the probable reason for such condition are given below. PLZ advice !
Medical case sheet as follow :
- Headache is not specific to any particular area .It may appear in any portion of head , particularly on the sides of eyes and front portion of head.No shifting of headache observed. but area affecting headache keep on increasing.
-Head spinning kind of feeling observed.
-Feeling of throbbing in neck felt when dizziness felt.
-Eyes check up also done , No specific observation.
-All blood reports normal related to LFT ,RFT ,SERUM ELECTROLYTE (SODIUM AND POTASSIUM).
-CBC AND ESR NORMAL
-Vascular headache suspected . Not Migrane.
Prescription as follow :
TAB FLUNARIZINE ,
TAB NORTRIPTYLINE ,
Please advice if any other test required . Report on MRI and ANA awaited . All the expert doctors are requested to analyse the case for better cause.
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