The six mm herniation is indicative of Chiari. I had a 13 mm herniation that went undiagnosed for many, many years. I had many of the same symptoms you describe but was repeatedly treated for everything but Chiari; sinus infections that I didn't have, TMJ, etc.
I must mention that you should NOT be getting your neck adjusted by a Chiro, it can do more damage.... (2 replies)
... If you are in a sizable city and have a university hospital nearby, the emergency department. You may have to travel a little ways if you are in a small town. If she cannot walk or stand to get to car, you may have to have ambulance take her, but specify that she be taken to the university hospital if at all possible. (3 replies)
... Thanx, University hospital ER means what? (3 replies)
... I would get her into your local university hospital system where the Drs like unusual and challenging cases. She is likely to go right back to where she was. I would get all her hospital records as far as labs, MRI and CT reports gathered up and take her to the University Hospital ER. She may have a condition called SIADH, secretion of inappropriate ADH, a hormone imbalance of... (3 replies)
... My mother age 67 was suffering from headache since from Jan 2013. She went to local doctor, who has given some painkillers. After a week he referred us to ENT. ENT specialist gave her some medicines of cough and cold plus acidity medicines. But headache continued, so he advised us for neurologist. Then we went to neurologist. He advised for CT scan and Thyroid test in Feb... (3 replies)
... udy, I couldn't concentrate on my work and had a general feeling of disorientation and sometimes a bit detached from my surroundings. To be honest it felt like a brain tumour or something as it was messing with my balance and my mind, it didn't just feel like balance. ... (3 replies)
... Hi marcylynn: my father is also having AVM 4-5 cm . Iths been 25 years that he was diagnoised with it. We are very afraid of the side effects so havnt gone for any surgery. He is 59 now and having seizures every 4 months. If we go for surgery there are many risk of bein paralysed or memory loss. (12 replies)
... I don't think I want to go thru DBS. Drilling into my brain does not sit well with me, even though it does work. The Ultra Sound has about the same results without and drilling into my brain. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks all for your responses. I am currently getting tests done and hopefully (well, I don't really think that will happen) they can find the answer. Lets put it this way, you don't know how bad it feels, until your are the one. My family members think I am crazy and they don't want to hear any of it and I have to put on a smiling face even when I got all those symptoms. I... (7 replies)
... Well there are so many causes of brain fog its just unreal. ... (7 replies)
... vitamin deficiency, lack of sleep, neuro problem, ADHD, dehydration, or drug side effect, or something else. I had like all of these actually and had really bad brain fog...but luckily it is gone now, but was really hard to figure out everything. For me though it was mostly the drug allergy problem. ... (7 replies)
Im writing this post on behalf of my brother. My brother is suffering from following from past 6 years and still dont have conclusive answers.
1. Brain Fog
2. Mild Imbalance
3. Sever stomach disorder
5. Panic Disorder
6. Rare occurence of shaking (0 replies)
... My Dad has an AVM that is 5 - 7 cm in the left temporal lobe of his brain. It was found over 10 years ago, when he was young enough for treatment. Being asymptomatic, and in generally overall good health, we opted to continue to leave this possibly life changing, or ending, mass in his brain in the hands of God, as it had been for 70+ years before being accidentally... (12 replies)
... to it. it really is getting to the root of the problem instead of masking it. 38 years ive lived in hell, now i know why and some changes i feel already, but the brain fog , vision, and floaters are still there, but almost all from a VITAMIN that my brain cannot absorbe and it has this crazy domino effect. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, i've read multiple thread about these same kind of symptomes but never saw any improvements or replied that showed a person beeing feeling better or cured with these similar symptoms. I am a 29 years old male from Canada and im trying to figure out what is going on here. Any help/suggestions is welcome to help me get back on my feet. I want to be able to show that these... (2 replies)
... In the last 2 months my brain is mostly foggy, it is not as clear and sharp as before. I have hard time concentrating, remembering things that I just did or read... ... (1 replies)
... My friend is worried after she had a CT scan today. She has had a period of seizures and other symptoms so her neurologist referred her for a brain ct scan. ... (0 replies)
... I am hoping we can share some information together and possibly communicate and find answers. I have something on the left side of my brain which I was born with and has grown, thought it controls the left side of my whole body. I also am just going with the flow and feel the same way you do.... ... (12 replies)
... Hi Marcy,
I stand exactly where you do.
I have a Avm in the right parieo-occipital part of my brain.
I have decided against surgery of any kind and have decided to wait it out just like you have. I have been searching for anyone who has taken the same decision i have since June, when they discovered my Avm. I can't tell you how great it is to know there is at least... (12 replies)
... The rheumatologist in Maastricht is now treating her with Rituximab and untill now every thing is going good,because it is in her brain she also gets epileptic attacks. ... (0 replies)