Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis

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What is Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis?

There are two internal jugular veins that bring deoxygenated blood from the head back to the heart. Stenosis causes an abnormal narrowing in a blood vessel that can affect the pressure and flow of blood in the vein.

What is it like to have Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis and its symptoms?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Diamox, Diamox Sequels)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
7
Treatment name(s)

(Balloon venoplasty for CCSVI, CCSVI Angioplasty, CCSVI Haacke Protocol) 4 more
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
10
Treatment name(s)

(Cafe Bustelo Instant, Café Forte, Coffee, French pressed) 7 more
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Actan, Flunil, Fluxene) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Methylphenidate, Concerta, Daytrana) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Alertec, Modavigil, Modiodal) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Trazodone, Deprax, Desyrel) 8 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
1
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Data from patients with Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Diamox, Diamox Sequels)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Orthostatic Hypotension
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Emotional issues Outburst of anger 1 more
How many evaluations
7
Treatment name(s)

(Balloon venoplasty for CCSVI, CCSVI Angioplasty, CCSVI Haacke Protocol) 4 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Neck pain
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
10
Treatment name(s)

(Cafe Bustelo Instant, Café Forte, Coffee, French pressed) 7 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Actan, Flunil, Fluxene) 15 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Methylphenidate, Concerta, Daytrana) 15 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Alertec, Modavigil, Modiodal) 1 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Trazodone, Deprax, Desyrel) 8 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Groggy in morning
How many evaluations
1
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Data from patients with Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 1
40s 3
50s 2
60s 1
70+ 1

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

82% Females
18% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis patients who have completed their condition history
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