is this chiari malformation ?

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Male 49 and have been suffering from severe headaches at the lower back of my head. These headaches trigger when I cough and the pain starts and remains there. Am taking 2 x solpadeine to subside the pain sometimes 6 a day. Did CT Scan 2 months ago but it came normal. Have an MRI booked for next Thursday. Other symptoms I have are tachycardia, sleep apnea, hypertension.

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    forgot to mention that for the past 3 weeks have been having hissing in my ears
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    There is such a thing my neurologist and neurosurgeon from yes ago said is a chiari zero. Where you have all the symptoms and problems of chiari but no low lying cerbelar tonsils.. Most drs won't agree with this.. But research it. It's proven.

    I hope you get the help you need

    Be blessed

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      just got MRI result and it came normal too :S 

      I don`t know what to do else. My headaches keeps persisting each and every day besides the pain in my spinal neck.

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    Get ur Neuro to schedule a Cine MRI. It takes a video and shows CSF blockage better than an MRI.
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