Tag: "aura" at medical news
To Drive Or Not To Drive? New Criteria For Those With Epilepsy
...year. People who predictably experience an aura
-- an odd sensation ormovement that comes before a seizure -- also had reduced odds of crashing, asdid people with fewer non-epilepsy- related accidents in general before theywere diagnosed. Surprisingly, reducing the number of anti-epilepsy medicin...
UCLA scientists identify genetic link to migraine
...e discovered the first evidence that migraine with aura
is a hereditary condition. Reported in the March 1...light and noise. Some migraines are preceded by an aura
neurological symptoms revealed by visual disturbances up to one hour before the headache begins....
Causes of menstrual migraine explored
... by many migraine patients before the headache. An aura
typically involves visual changes, such as seeing flashing lights or spots. The researchers then studied 1,176 genes in the mice to see how the cortical spreading depression affected the genes. They also examined how cortical spreading depression aff...
Some people with migraines have an increased risk for brain lesions
...were randomly selected patients with migraine with aura
(visual disturbance ) (n=161), patients with migraine without aura
(n=134), and controls (n=140). Brain magnetic resonance images (MRIs) were evaluated for infarcts ...
Migraine with aura, cholesterol increase risk of stroke in women
SAN FRANCISCO Women who have migraines with aura
have a more than 50 percent increased risk of tota...ciated with overall migraine and migraines without aura
or non-migraine headache, according to lead study author Tobias Kurth, MD, ScD of the Division of Pr...
Research finds people with migraine headaches report more angina, but not more heart disease
... with a history of migraine or other headches with aura
were three times more likely to report a history o...predictor in men than in women. "Our assessment of aura
was limited to visual aura, which is the most common and includes patient reports of seeing spots, j...
Migraine-sparked vision loss may increase stroke risk in women; Migraine
...l or hearing abnormalities. Migraines with visual aura
have been associated with ischemic stroke, but res... case-control studies had shown that migraine with aura
was more strongly associated with stroke, but ours is the first to examine the type of aura
Migraine linked to risky heart health
...ne attacks and those who suffer from migraine with aura
(a visual or other hallucination that precedes a m...ne). One third of those with migraines experienced aura
symptoms before a headache occurred. "For reasons that are not yet clear, people with migraine--part...
UCSF study offers insight into human circadian rhythms
...with possible FASPS, have asthma and migraine with aura
(a neurological sensation that foretells the onset of a migraine). While they have not investigated a possible link, the scientists have taken note. "We're going to follow the same approach we always have," says Ptacek. "If we find something interest...