Visual perturbance while jogging

Mark Zarella markzarella at mediaone.net
Thu Aug 2 20:42:03 EST 2001

> I have very seldom (two or three times a year) migraine, and even more
> seldom another visual symptom: a horizontal zig-zag line of fire which
> begins small and becomes larger. I cannot see anything in the area of that
> zig-zag line, it is blinking and flickering all the time. After covering
> entire visual field, it lasts some minutes before it gradually disappears.

Indicative of the "aura" phase of a migraine.  Relatively normal, to my
knowledge.  Do the jogging-related symptoms seem to be enhanced at all
around the time you get the migraines?

- Mark Zarella

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