Migraine Blog

  • Migraineur/Blogger of MoreThanAHeadache: Axon Optics lenses ‘Unbeatable’

    Unbeatable  Photophobia is one of the key symptoms of a migraine. For a long time I didn’t have to deal with the severe vertigo and pain from the dimmest of lights. Now, I do. I’ve had tension headaches since I was 13 and now at 21 I experience full blown migraines a few times a month. I experience a small

  • Award-Winning Copywriter reviews our Cover-RX

    by Award-winning Copywriter & Editor Robert Kaye The Cover-RX is a fairly high-end fitover sunglass frame designed to cover one’s normal glasses. Unless one has very large, plastic designer frames, this model will probably accommodate most pairs of prescription glasses. The frames are strong, yet comfortably light, and, with their side ports, are designed to block glare coming in from the

  • Photophobia and My Mundane Life

    Photophobia and My Mundane Life By Kristopher Sveska Yesterday I did something truly amazing. For the first time in several years, I sat through an entire two hour movie. I felt no eye pain or rental burn characteristic of this weird photo oculodynia syndrome, (a.k.a. photophobia). I know watching the latest installment of the X-Men franchise probably sounds mundane to

  • Light bulb dilemma: Shift to CFL lighting a concern

    Originally posted in the Richmond-Times Dispatch. Posted Monday, February 6, 2012 by Tammie Smith When she goes outside, Lois Fay puts on two pairs of sunglasses and a hat to avoid too much exposure to light, which can bring on migraines and nausea. At home, she keeps the lights low. “In my house, I have to use a dimmer bulb. The incandescent is

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    Light Triggers Migraines

    Light Sensitivity and Migraines Light from computer monitors, fluorescent lights, TV screens, and reflected glare may trigger migraine attacks. Recent research suggests a new pathway exists between the brain and the eye that does not produce vision but can trigger pain. The pathway begins at the back of the eye and travels through the optic nerve. Cells found in the