Discussion with Dr. Goadsby about new migraine research and treatments both preventatively and acutely on the horizon.
Rare Disease Day My Rare diseases are: Persistent migraine aura without infarction (also known as "Visual Snow") Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility type I'm going to write about persistent migraine auras and visual snow. Because when I read what was listed on the site of rare diseases, as you see highlighted above, I was surprised. Persistent migraine … Continue reading Rare disease day: visual weirdness #CareAboutRARE
I forgot to sleep. As in I had a wicked as all hell midnight migraine and, yeah, that wasn't exactly productive for sleepy, sleepy time. So I didn't sleep. I finally got up and took a triptan. Which is not working. At this point, I can say did not work at all. There are times … Continue reading Sleep deprivation and auras
Persistent Aura Without Infarction (PAWOI) is an elusive condition where the migraine aura with migraines persists for hours, days, weeks or even years in a small percentage of migraineurs. "According to the International Headache Society, PAWOI is distinguished from normal migraines by having aura lasting longer than seven days . Also, these symptoms must not … Continue reading Persistent Aura Without Infarction (PAWOI)
Clinical psychiatry news The research suggests that Visual Snow isn't a persistent migraine aura, but rather a rare disease in of its own. Symptoms: Results showed that in addition to visual snow, nearly all patients reported other visual symptoms, such floaters (73%); persistent visual images (63%); difficulty seeing at night (58%); tiny objects moving on … Continue reading Visual snow is a distinct clinical entity
I don't have any real good shots of my road trip into the Rocky Mountains because I took them with my good camera this year which means I have to get the film process. Anyway, after this post, you can see a few snapshots. It was a short trip. Half of it travel... beautiful … Continue reading Trippy road trip