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Vision Changes with Migranes
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Tabby_Sparks0828 posted:
I apologize if this isnt typed just right. I am having vision changes with my last two migranes. The most recent one was last night and my vision got kinda blurry, but today I am having a vey big problem focusing and everything is really blurry. I was wanting to know how long this would last and if its normal or not. I mean i am kinda scared and cant drive or anything. Any comments or tips would be greatly appreciated. Oh and i usually have about two a month but lately i havent had that many migranes and this is the first one i have had in probably 3 motnsh or so. But in my previous ones before these last two i never really had this problem. Just sensitibity. Thank you for any info you can give me
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An_250014 responded:
I was diagnosed with migraines about 10 years ago when I went to the hospital on a holiday weekend complaining of loss of vision! I thought I had a detached retina. Nope, it was a migraine aura. Since then my migraine symptoms can be described as both visual and neurological: I get the flashing lights, or shimmering edges to my sight; or I lose partial sight; or I get terribly dizzy. My migraines are definitely hormone related: estrogen related. I don't know if you are male or female, but if you are a woman, this type of headache is not uncommon. I was taken off the pill immediately and now I take an anti-depressant. Go to a neurologist and have your eyes checked. Good luck! It's a long road ahead.


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