What is Acephalgic Migraine?
Acephalgic Migraine is also known as Silent Migraine, eye migraine .Acephalgic migraine means a migraine without headache. It is a neurological syndrome.It normally presents as a visual aura. The symptoms generally spreads over 20-30 minutes.Five percent of migraine headaches come under this category.
Four important phases of a migraine attack
Symptoms of Acephalgic Migraine
- Seeing zig zags or flashing lights
- Scintillating scotoma
- Inability to speak
- Partial loss of vision
How to treat Acephalgic Migraine?
- Give medicines which include NSAIDs, antinausea medications, Midrin, ergotamines the triptans.
- Asprin should be given for the treatment of Acephalgic Migraine.