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History of Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of Retinopathy
...e with migraine headaches and other headaches with aura
(visual disturbances). "Middle-aged people with a history of migraine and other headaches are more likely to have retinopathy. This association persisted after controlling for diabetes, glucose levels, cigarette smoking, blood pressure and use of b...
Heart Defect Is Linked to Some Cases of Migraine Headache
...in about half of migraine sufferers who experience aura
— an arc of zigzag lines in the visual field, numb...s — and in about a quarter of those who don’t have aura
with their migraines. Early results from a set of ongoing British clinical trials of PFO closure i...
Migraine Sufferers More at Risk of Heart Attack
...anied by neurological visual disturbances known as aura
- had a higher risk of heart attacks and cardiovas...ngs in women could be applied to men as well. An aura
occurs before the onset of a migraine. Aura symptoms can include, but are not limited to, light flas...
Migraine in women
...enstrual migraines are typically migraines without aura
(bright flashing lights that may precede migraine) that occur predictably around the menses. They are caused, studies suggest, by the decline in estrogen levels before menstruation. Menstrual migraines may be prevented by taking medication only durin...
Migraines with Aura Associated with Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
...ge 45 years or older who experience migraines with aura
(associated neurologic symptoms such as temporary ...ckground information in the article. Migraine with aura
has been previously linked with increased risk of ischemic stroke. Since some studies have suggested...
Transparency in Probable Outcomes of Cosmetic Surgeries Necessary
There is a certain aura
about cosmetic surgery that often hovers around expecting miraculous outcomes, post surgery. A recent analysis by the Medical Defence Union insurance group// has revealed that discontentment after a cosmetic surgery is one of the primary reasons for ...
Panic disorder may coexist with epilepsy
...a significant source of distress or disability. An aura
of anxiety or fearfulness// (ictal fear) may be co...curring with the clinical signs characterizing the aura
are to be interpreted as SPSs. The authors conclude by saying that panic attacks observed clinical...
Bright arctic lights to cause headaches
... who reported having migraines that begins with an aura
or a sensation that signals the beginning of the migraine. The study also showed that people with such conditions were more affected during summer lights than that of polar winter season. The condition worsens because of light exposure, says the res...
The Link Between Migraines And Chest Pain
...ith a history of migraines or other headaches with aura
-- seeing what appears to be spots or lines in front of their eyes were three-times more likely to report a history of chest pain than those without a history of headaches. This held true after adjusting for other factors including race, age, hyperte...
New FDA Approved Drug To Treat Migraine
...or the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura
in adults. Axert belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin receptor agonists.Axert tablets contain almotriptan malate, a selective 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor agonist.// This drug targets serotonin receptors and act against migrain...