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I fainted two weeks ago. Ive been under alot of stress and anxiety. Im pretty fit and healthy, i do weight lifting like 5-6 days a week. 

I was rushed to the ER, checked everything like blood work, ECG, they told me I had low potassium then they gave me a pill and then I followed with my doctor and did extra blood and urine and she checked my potassium and it was normsl and everything else was good. I also wemt to the eye doctor and she told me everything looked good. 

I keep getting this stiff neck, little throbbing pain that's at thd back of my head by the skull and ear. I feel dizzy sometimes too and can't focus my eyes its like everything is moving fast. 

I went to the neurologist, he did a physical exam and said I looked fine, then he ordered few tests to do and Im scared and frightened. Can't stop thinking or sleep at night. 

Please help guys. 

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    The symptoms that you mentioned are all in the below detail.

    Symptoms of migraine:

    Prodrome:

    One or two days before a migraine, you may notice subtle changes that warn of an upcoming migraine, including:

    Constipation

    Mood changes, from depression to euphoria

    Food cravings

    Neck stiffness

    Increased thirst and urination

    Frequent yawning

    Aura:

    Aura may occur before or during migraines. Most people experience migraines without aura.

    Auras are symptoms of the nervous system. They are usually visual disturbances, such as flashes of light or wavy, zigzag vision.

    Sometimes auras can also be touching sensations (sensory), movement (motor) or speech (verbal) disturbances. Your muscles may get weak, or you may feel as though someone is touching you.

    Each of these symptoms usually begins gradually, builds up over several minutes and lasts for 20 to 60 minutes. Examples of migraine aura include:

    Visual phenomena, such as seeing various shapes, bright spots or flashes of light

    Vision loss

    Pins and needles sensations in an arm or leg

    Weakness or numbness in the face or one side of the body

    Difficulty speaking

    Hearing noises or music

    Uncontrollable jerking or other movements

    Sometimes, a migraine with aura may be associated with limb weakness (hemiplegic migraine).

    Attack:

    A migraine usually lasts from four to 72 hours if untreated. The frequency with which headaches occur varies from person to person. Migraines may be rare, or strike several times a month. During a migraine, you may experience:

    Pain on one side or both sides of your head

    Pain that feels throbbing or pulsing

    Sensitivity to light, sounds, and sometimes smells and touch

    Nausea and vomiting

    Blurred vision

    Lightheadedness, sometimes followed by fainting

    Post-drome:

    The final phase, known as post-drome, occurs after a migraine attack. You may feel drained and washed out, while some people feel elated. For about 24 hours, you may also experience:

    Confusion

    Moodiness

    Dizziness

    Weakness

    Sensitivity to light and sound

     

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    Also, stress is a key factor in initiating a migraine attack.
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    You may want to look at an issue with your SCM muscle. It is in your neck. Do a search for scm muscle trigger points and issues.
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