Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
195 Doctors are Online

Cause and solution for migraine, dizziness and blackouts after open heart surgery?

Hello, and I am glad to have this service available as my family is lost in regards to my brother s health. My brother, Eddie is 51 years old and had 90% blockage last September 2011 - ultimately open heart surgery. The small vessles were too small to clear, but the large vessels were cleared. Eddie spent the normal time in the hospital after recovery, but has never recovered 100% or returned to work full time. From last September 2011, Eddie has had open heart surgery, stress tests, MRI , Cat Scans, EKG s, etc. to determine why he has extreme migranes, dizziness and blackouts. Additionally, in between all these test he had cardiac eye surgery . He has been to his cardio doc, neurologists, etc. but no one can find a cause or suggest a medical solution. He has smoked in his history, chewed tobacco, but no more and not for years. He has exterme sinus most of the time. He continues to be dizzy and blackout, along with severe headaches . Please give us some direction or feel free to contact me 214 789 9019 Thank you and God bless you and this service
Asked On : Sun, 22 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  162
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

     Dizziness could be from postural hypo-tension / anaemia / arrhythmia...
     The body's balancing mechanism is in the inner ear. An ENT (Ear Nose Throat) specialist should see. They have special tests to confirm or exclude the contribution of the ear –
If there are no clues, he has to be followed up by a neurologist. MRI may be needed. MRA (MRI angiography) shows blood vessels and is generally done at the same sitting – the same problem affecting the blood vessels of the heart could also be affecting the blood vessels of the brain...

Discuss with your doctor...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 17 Jul 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor