Retinal migraines are also referred to as monocular, ocular, visual or ophthalmic migraines. As you might have guessed, they are associated with visual symptoms that only affect one eye. They can also be a sign of retinal disease. Continue reading “13 Indications You Have Retinal Migraines”
A mother breaks the news to her young daughter: she will not be in attendance for her daughter’s upcoming dance competition in a city six hours away. But it isn’t a demanding work schedule or family emergency keeping her away. Rather, it’s the fear of suffering a migraine on the trip. She notices a vague feeling of tightness and nearly unnoticeable pain that seems to foreshadow what is to come. Though she is not yet experiencing migraine symptoms, she views these feelings as migraine warning signs and proceeds to cancel all plans to await the pain. The mother’s history of excruciating, days-long migraine symptoms induces anxiety and distress, affecting her ability to do the things she desires most – like attend her daughter’s dance competition.