I have been getting migraines all my life, and i am only 17. It makes school and life difficult having one at least once or twice a week. All of my migraines occur around my eyes. I recently heard that if you have blue rings around your eye it shows bad blood flow that could be causing my migraines. Is there any truth in this statement? and if so how can i fix it cause my headaches have made getting good grades in high school difficult since i miss so many days and i can't afford to still be getting migraines in my future. Thanks, Shelley.
No, what you heard about rings around the eyes is total myth; no truth to it whatsoever.
Migraine is a neurological disease. Some people with the disease, get Migraines only occasionally, and don't need to do much about it. Others get frequent Migraines and need to be under a doctor's care and work with the doctor to manage the disease.
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Alternative Names Back and forth eye movements; Involuntary eye movements; Rapid eye movements from side to side; Uncontrolled eye movements; Eye movements - uncontrollable Home Care There is no therapy for most cases of congenital nystagmus. Availability of treatment for acquired nystagmus will vary with the cause. In most cases, except for those caused by Dilantin or alcohol intoxication, nystagmus is irreversible. Call your health care provider if Call your health care provider if nystagmus is detected or suspected. What to expect at your health care provider's office Nystagmus may be observed through the following procedure: If the affected person spins around for about 30 seconds, stops, and tries to stare at an object, the eyes will first move slowly in one direction, then move rapidly in the opposite direction. If you have nystagmus due to a medical condition, these eye movements depend on the underyling cause. Your health care provider will take a careful history and perform a thoroug...
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