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Sheyla 
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Subject: Final update...
Well, my final diagnosis is....

Transient ischemic attacks (mini-strokes) caused by migraines, triggered by .. flourescent lighting.

I'm completely off of medications, and am feeling much, much better - so long as I leave the lights off in my office. My doctor also recommended I get a good pair of sunglasses, and use them whenever I'm in a place with those types of lights. So far, so good. happy

 

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Arch_Magi 
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Subject: Final update...
Glad to hear you found a solution to the problem.

I too can't stand florecent lights (although VCF's don't bother me, and I don't NEARLY have any problems like you do), and generally like a room dark rather than very bright. I almost never turn my overhead lights on in my office, but rather use desk lamps. I used to get WICKED headache with them, or any other bright light. When I wore glasses (before Lasik), I found that having a 40% brown tint to them cut down on headaches A LOT. Now I have to wear sunglasses when I go out.

I first heard about the tint from some interview show on TV about a woman who treated her patients with colored classes. I figured, what do I have to lose, I just goofed around, and it seemed to work. That is when I heard about Photophobia.

 

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Subject: Final update...
It's good to know what it is, finally. Glad you are able to gain *control* over it, so to speak. hugs

 

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Subject: Final update...
glad to hear they've got it figured out! so happy to hear your feeling better hugs

 

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Subject: Final update...
good to know.

flourescent lighting is bad, the flickering can lead to a whole lot of problems for people.

 

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Subject: Final update...
glad to hear it sheyla happy and i'm really glad you're doing better.

 

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Oh wow, glad they were able to figure that out, that's awesome grin

Yay Sheyla hugs

 

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Subject: Final update...
that is amazing they were able to pin point it down to that!

very awesome!

 

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Sheyla ---> cool

 

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Thats great that you've got it pinpointed it down.

Great to hear you are doing better Sheyla! hugs

 

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hugs hugs

 

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I am really happy to hear your condition has been diagnosed and you finally know what the problem is!



Hope you are doing MUCH better now Sheyla!! love

 

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really cool. good news.

 

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that's great news. Really glad to hear that.

 

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Sheylaaaaaaaaaaaaaa love

 

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Awesome news Sheyla!!

 

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at least you found out what was wrong so you can live with peace of mind happy

 

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Good News! happy hugs

 

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hugs Good News hugs

 

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Aye...very good news! happy Truly...




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Great news!

 

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Cryme posted:
Great news!

 

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So does that mean you have to lay off the video games with bright flashing lights too?

 

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Whole lot of sexy in this thread. Sheyla, I'm relieved for you, and I do hope you're continuing to find comfort now that you have an answer, and an idea as to how to control this. hugs

 

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cool

 

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