I finally discovered, however, that ingesting aspartame (NutraSweet) would trigger an ocular migraine
within a few hours.
About a month ago while running on the treadmill at home, I experienced a "silent ocular migraine
During an episode of ocular migraine
, people typically "see" flickering or shimmering lights or lines inside a blind spot that affects central vision.
Her medical history included mild asthma as a child and a 7-year history of ocular migraines