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Ocular migraine without headache temporary blindness numbness on side should I worry this will happen again?

Ocular migraine without headache temporary blindness numbness on side should I worry this will happen again?

Don't worry, but: Definitely read a bit on the topic and have both an eye and physical exam. Here's good info: http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/ocular-migraine.htm If it's truly an ocular migraine you'll follow advice and probably be okay. But it could be another condition and you'll discover it by the exams. Yes, they usually are not a single lifetime event - so prepare w/ info. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Keeping having too many eye migraines without headaches should I be concern???

Keeping having too many eye migraines without headaches  should I be concern???

Not necessarily: Migraine accompaniments, which are aura type symptoms but without the subsequent headache are a known phenomenon in migraineurs. Generally, they are considered migraines and can be responsive to treatment. I would, however, recommend evaluation first to be sure these are migraine variants and not another ophthalmologic process. ...Read more

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Are you for or Against using Propranolol long term for Migraine Aura without headache? Is there evidence of long term negative affects of Propranolol?

Are you for or Against using Propranolol long term for Migraine Aura without headache? Is there evidence of long term negative affects of Propranolol?

For: It's prescribed all the time for this purpose, level A evidence. But might not be my first choice for someone with asthma. I'm available for virtual consults if you'd like to discuss more. ...Read more

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Is taking a baby asp daily a good idea for migraine auras without headache? Only other med i'm taking is cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg daily.

Is taking a baby  asp daily a good idea for migraine auras without headache? Only other med i'm taking is cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg daily.

How often?: It likely cannot hurt if you only take 1 a couple of times a week at the most, but it is necessarily an optimal way to treat migraine headaches. Please discuss your concerns with your doctor and consider a neurologist consultation for your headaches. ...Read more

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Months after mitral repairtaking propranolol 40mg twice a day migraine aura without headache worked for month only1 a week from 5 but now 4 advice pls?

Months after mitral repairtaking propranolol 40mg twice a day migraine aura without headache worked for month only1 a week from 5 but now 4 advice pls?

Propranolol is FDA: Approved for migraine; however, my experience is that higher doses are more effective for headaches, yet may produce unwanted side effects such as lightheadedness and erectile dysfunction. There are other heart safe options to consider if you cannot tolerate higher doses of propranolol. ...Read more

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Magnesium Citrate 100mg twice a day for Migraine Aura (without headache ) can it cause stress on colon and also can colon become dependant on it?

Magnesium Citrate 100mg twice a day for Migraine Aura (without headache ) can it cause stress on colon and also
can  colon become dependant  on it?

Magnesium: Yes, in too high a dose can stress the colon and cause the runs. A brand called "Jigsaw Magnesium" is a safer way to go if you encounter that situation. Peace and good health. Less likely than a laxative to cause dependence but it is psychologically possible. ...Read more

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How do you cure a migraine headache without medicine?

How do you cure a migraine headache without medicine?

Migraine: I don't think there is a cure for migraine. You can avoid triggers, allergies and get 8 hrs sleep, which may reduce the frequency of migraines. Sometimes migraines can be related to allergies, but relatively rare. Avoid alcohol, smoking and high anxiety sleepless nights. You should be guided by your local ophthalmologist or neurologist if available. ...Read more

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How should you reduce the severity and frequency of migraine headaches without a prescription?

How should you reduce the severity and frequency of migraine headaches without a prescription?

Biofeedback/yoga: Some physicians recommend learning biofeedback, yoga, or other forms of relaxation techniques which can reduce the frequency of of migraines. Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more