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Are there any at home treatments for the visual aura preceding a migraine? any way to get vision back before the headache, or do i just wait it out?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Migraine

Migraine meds work very well, but oral meds take about 15 minutes to kick in.
Most auras are too short to be treated this way. Sumatriptan injectable and the orally disintegrating Maxalt (rizatriptan) have a chance at turning things around more quickly.

In brief: Migraine

Migraine meds work very well, but oral meds take about 15 minutes to kick in.
Most auras are too short to be treated this way. Sumatriptan injectable and the orally disintegrating Maxalt (rizatriptan) have a chance at turning things around more quickly.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Just wait it out

The migraine aura is a neurosensory disturbance that includes a series of idiopathic, recurring neurologic symptoms that develop gradually over a 5-20 minute period and last less than an hour. See a headache specialist for a proper migraine management.

In brief: Just wait it out

The migraine aura is a neurosensory disturbance that includes a series of idiopathic, recurring neurologic symptoms that develop gradually over a 5-20 minute period and last less than an hour. See a headache specialist for a proper migraine management.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Not really

The aura is your warning that a migraine is on the way.
It could be a cue to start the medication which you use to lessen the effect of the migraine. But there is no way to stop the aura and I am sure you are hoping that something that would stop the aura, would also stop the migraine - but that is not how this works.

In brief: Not really

The aura is your warning that a migraine is on the way.
It could be a cue to start the medication which you use to lessen the effect of the migraine. But there is no way to stop the aura and I am sure you are hoping that something that would stop the aura, would also stop the migraine - but that is not how this works.
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