migraine(nauseoues,tired,numbness of body ibs)

by shuneez
(South Africa)


I'm a 30yr old female from South Africa , been suffering wit headache for as long as I can rem ,its an everyday struggle , being constipated n bloated all d time as well ,I do smoke but have cut dwn a lot found it 2b a comfort zone for my evryday struggle of a headache n daily chores as a house wife .the headache are permantly d pain on d left of my head n face my facial bones a severely painfull feels like banging it against a wall @ time ,sever abdominal pains on d left as well numbness of limbs n fingers joins are painfull . Pls cld u advice me
Thank you



Hi Shuneez,

You answered part of the question yourself..smoking! The nicotine in the cigarettes binds to nerve tissue and excites it. You should think of your headaches as a "hyperexcitable" condition in the brain because of the chronic pain. The nicotine serves to make it worse. If you are using it as a coping mechanism, you need to find better outlets, such as exercise.

If you have not yet seen a doctor because of this, please do so, preferably a neurologist if you can find one.

Good luck,

Mary Kay Betz MS RPA-C

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