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Charing move health facility, London, united kingdom. Pocket guide covers universal difficulties commonly perform, headache, dizziness, altered attention and delirium, weak point, numbness and paraesthesiae, stroke, migraine and stress headache, a number of sclerosis, epilepsy, Parkinson's affliction, and dementia. Softcover.
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Relative contraindications to COC use include: ● migraine with aura; ● migraine without aura in the presence of other stroke risk factors; ● use of ergot derivatives for attacks. Migraine and pregnancy Migraine tends to improve in pregnancy. If prophylaxis is thought essential, propranolol is the drug of choice. The drug can be continued during lactation. Migraine and hormone replacement therapy Hormone replacement therapy can be given to patients with migraine. A sudden change in migraine A sudden increase in the frequency of migraine or a change from migraine without aura to migraine with aura may be a reflection of non-compliance with prophylactic therapy.
The commonest cause of this, outside tropical countries, is diabetes. Supportive evidence for a diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy comes from finding absent ankle jerks and distal sensory loss, either cuta- 37 neous (light touch and pinprick) or posterior column (vibration sense and joint-position sense). One numb foot Although a peripheral neuropathy can be asymmetrical, numbness confined to one foot is likely to be due to peripheral nerve or nerve root dysfunction. If the patient has a lateral popliteal palsy, the dorsiflexors of the foot will be weak, plantar flexion will be normal, and the ankle jerk intact.