silent migraine

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1992, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of silent migraine was in 1992

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“Silent migraine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silent%20migraine. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

silent migraine

noun
: 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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