Ocular/Ophthalmic migraine ( ocular migraine causes & symptoms)Tweet
What is Ocular (Ophthalmic) migraine?
Ocular migraine is also known as acephalgic migraine, opthalmoplegic migraine. Occular migraine is a migraine that have pain around the eye. Occular migraine is caused by involvement of the blood vessels of your head. The 15% of population is occur occular migraine. It is mostly seen in young adults. The visual disturbance lasts 15 – 20 minutes and then disappears. Occular migraine is mainly seen in women than in men.
Causes of Ocular (Ophthalmic) migraine
- Change in weather
- Certain foods
- Intense headache
- Exposure to sunlight
Symptoms of Ocular (Ophthalmic) migraine
- Interfere with daily activities
- Sensitivity of light and sound
- Loss of vision in one spot.
- Visual disturbances of aura without headache
Treatment for Ocular (Ophthalmic) migraine
- A combination of ergotamine tartrate and caffeine is necessary to treat the occular migraine.
- Eliminate smoking- Smoking among other things produces cyanide, a retinal toxin.
- Sumatriptan is a very effective agent is given by autoinjection device.
- Medications include aspirin, propranolol for the occular migraine.
- Stress relief, control of blood pressure, or medication to maintain appropriate hormonal levels may be necessary.
- Occular migraine may treat by adjusting the diet and reducing stress.
- Vitamins, Supplements, Herbs & Other Nutritional Products are used to treat the occular migraine.