ocular migraine

oc·u·lar mi·graine

a form of migraine with transient monocular vision loss, typically in young adults, which may or may not be associated with headache around the eye.
Synonym(s): retinal migraine
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10 to 15 percent of world population are suffering from various types of chronic headache (Migraine, ocular migraine, tension headache, cluster headache and various types of diffuse headache).
In migraine headache 25% of patients have ocular migraine or ophthalmic migraine with classic migraine symptoms.
I finally discovered, however, that ingesting aspartame (NutraSweet) would trigger an ocular migraine within a few hours.
An ocular migraine may start out as a small shimmering spot in the center of your vision that expands into a zig-zag pattern (or a silvery swath of light), eventually covering your entire field of vision, then "travels" to one side and disappears, usually within 15-30 minutes.
About a month ago while running on the treadmill at home, I experienced a "silent ocular migraine.
The headache is named in as Tension headache, Migraine headache, General headache, Ocular migraine, Cluster headache(headache behind the eye).
During an episode of ocular migraine, people typically "see" flickering or shimmering lights or lines inside a blind spot that affects central vision.
Flashing lights that last for 15-30 minutes are often symptomatic of ocular migraines," says Stephen.
Hannan said: "Flashing lights that last for 15-30 minutes are often symptomatic of ocular migraines.
One in five people that suffer with migraines experience ocular migraines, so they are fairly common and usually cause vision problems in both eyes simultaneously," says Sarah.
Christopher (Nature's Herbs); he said, and I agree, that it will stop most angina, TIAs, acute bleeding, seizures, and some ocular migraines by the count of 10 (or within 5 or 10 minutes).
Her medical history included mild asthma as a child and a 7-year history of ocular migraines.