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Why do bright lights trigger migraines in me?

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Dr. Steven Bender
Dentistry
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In brief: Triggers

As we better understand migraine, it appears that the brain becomes more sensitive to bright lights and loud noises hours before the migraine starts.
The sensitivity to lights may not be the trigger but just a symptom of the headache that has already started.

In brief: Triggers

As we better understand migraine, it appears that the brain becomes more sensitive to bright lights and loud noises hours before the migraine starts.
The sensitivity to lights may not be the trigger but just a symptom of the headache that has already started.
Dr. Steven Bender
Dr. Steven Bender
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Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management

In brief: Common symptom

Bright light or noise can trigger migraines in succeptible individuals.

In brief: Common symptom

Bright light or noise can trigger migraines in succeptible individuals.
Dr. Michael Gofeld
Dr. Michael Gofeld
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Sensitive

Migraine is a state of excessive sensitivity.
Often patients find they are sensitive to light and to sound. The migraine condition is the cause, but certain sensitive triggers can bring out the headache.

In brief: Sensitive

Migraine is a state of excessive sensitivity.
Often patients find they are sensitive to light and to sound. The migraine condition is the cause, but certain sensitive triggers can bring out the headache.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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