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Q: can severe migraines caused by TMJ disorder along with enlarged temporalis muscle increase my risk of diabetic eye complications?

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Teri Robert, Health Guide
2/25/13 5:34pm

Hello, Hellen,

 

I don't know of any research on this topic, so the best person to ask aobut this is your ophthalmologist and the doctor who treats you for diabetes.

 

One thing I can tell you is that intraocular pressure often rises during a Migraine attack, but I really don't know what impact that might have on diabetic eye complications.

 

Sorry I don't have more information for you. Please let me know what you find out?

 

Teri

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By helen19, Community Member— Last Modified: 02/25/13, First Published: 02/24/13