Strange pressure in head followed by wavy vision and locked jaw,taking levostatin
I was cooking when I suddenly felt a pressure in my head , my jaw muscles locked up a bit, then my vision went crazy--my peripheral vision got really distorted and wavy. What the hell is going on here? I m 45 years old, male, with high blood pressure . I take medication for the pressure atenolol, and levostatin.
it may be TIA due to reduced blood supply to brain for a moment.you should consult a physician . he will suggest you tests for diabetes,lipid profile. also you are a hypertensive. keep bp and sugar in control to avoid further complication. take care.
Bye seeing your symptoms it seems that you had transient ischaemic episode in the brain resulting short cut off of blood supply to your brain.
You regularly check up your blood pressure and rule out diabetes.
you contact neuro physician to evaluate the case.
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