Reader’s Mail: Can Aura Signify Intensity of Pain?

Q. I experience migraine with aura and thus take my medication as soon as I see the aura, not knowing how severe (or not) the migraine will be. My pain varies greatly. I even had half migraines with very little pain. Is there a way to tell how strong the pain will be based on the aura to help predict how much medication I should take, not to overdo it? Continue Reading


Reader’s Mail: Blurry Vision May Be Migraine Without Aura

Q: I am 20 years old, and I had a weird incident in August. I was sleeping, and I woke up with blurred vision. I had a terrible headache and felt like I was about to vomit. It lasted about 2 to 3 hours. I went to the doctor, and he didn’t find anything. Two days later I had the same thing happen. I went to a different doctor and again, nothing. Do you think it’s a migraine with aura? Continue Reading