silent migraine

noun

Definition of silent migraine

: acephalgic migraine Auras are the neurological symptoms that some people experience in the run up to a migraine. The aura symptoms usually last for up to an hour, and occur in about 30% of patients who have migraine. Some get aura symptoms without the throbbing head pain—a condition known as silent migraine.— Erin Dean

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1992, in the meaning defined above

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“Silent migraine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silent%20migraine. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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silent migraine

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Medical Definition of silent migraine

: acephalgic migraine Auras are the neurological symptoms that some people experience in the run up to a migraine. The aura symptoms usually last for up to an hour, and occur in about 30% of patients who have migraine. Some get aura symptoms without the throbbing head pain—a condition known as silent migraine.— Erin Dean

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