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Visual (Optical Migraine ) Migraine


What is Visual/Optical Migraine?

Visual Migraine is also called as occular migraine. Visual Migraine is mild headache appear at one side of head. It is mainly seen in women than men. Visual Migraine is seen in women at the time of menopause. Visual Migrain is caused by the dilation and constriction of arteries in the head. The 22 million Americans suffer from visual migraines.

Causes of Visual/Optical Migraine

  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Constriction of arteries in the head
  • Dehydration
  • Changing estrogen levels
  • Extended period of watching television

Symptoms of Visual/Optical Migraine

  • Nausea
  • Sensitivity of light
  • Heat waves rising off a hot roadway
  • Vomiting
  • Throbbing pain

Treatment of Visual/Optical Migraine

Sometimes crying or laughing
are the only options left,
and laughing feels better right now.

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