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Going on low dose prapranolol gp permission ,worked reduced migraine aura no headache.echocardiagram recently would not find pfo but i could have small pfo causing migraines.cardio said see nuerologist but why not investigate further in cardiology?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
BECAUSE-: "Multiple studies suggest that migraine with aura is more prevalent in subjects with patent foramen ovale (PFO) and PFO is more prevalent in subjects who have migraine with aura. It is unclear if there is a causal relationship or simply a co-existence of these two conditions. " I recommend that you follow the recommendation of your cardiologist and follow up with a neurologist. Your symptoms >
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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Nov 1, 2017
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Provided original answer
You are so welcome. I hope that the neurologist can help you to get control over those headaches. Be well.
Nov 1, 2017

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