Yesterday I was speaking with a friend on Skype, when my speech became very slowed/slurred. I was also experiencing muscle twitches, movement slowing, cognitive function delay, and fatigue. My husband took me to the hospital where they ran blood work, urine, a chest xray, and a CT scan. All the tests came back clear except for my UTI. After a couple of hours in the ER, my speech and movement started to come back. Before we left, my speech was back to about 98%.
I'm a 30 year old with Fibromyalgia. My family has a history of stroke and high-blood pressure. But my blood pressure has always been great, and was at the ER as well. I started taking Tramadol as a main pain reliever, and recently added a Vicodin on the bad (read: REALLY BAD) days.
The ER Dr diagnosed it as a UTI, and told me that it may have been a chemical reaction to the drugs. Originally, I had thought it was Serotonin Syndrome. But now, after further research, I'm suddenly drawn to the possibility of TIA.
Anyone have any experience with Fibro, Tramadol, and TIA?