Silent Migraines: Understanding Aura Without the Headache

Understanding Silent Migraines: Aura Without the Headache

When it comes to migraines, the throbbing head pain is the most recognized symptom. However, there is a lesser-known type called  silent migraines or migraine aura without headache.
These migraines trigger intense visual auras or sensory disturbances without the accompanying head pain. 
Despite the absence of severe headaches, these migraines can still be debilitating and disruptive.
Silent migraines follow the four phases of a typical migraine attack, including prodrome, aura, attack, and postdrome.
Treatment options for silent migraines are limited, as there are no specific FDA-approved medications. However, managing accompanying symptoms like nausea can provide some relief.
Silent migraines pose unique challenges due to their unpredictability.

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