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RE: loss of sight


I hope they do find out what caused your migraines... or if nothing
else, hope they do not return. 

Early diagnosis is important, no matter what the illness. Many are
treatable in the early stages.


> This hits close to home.  I've been battling debilitating migraines
> summer.  Debilitating to the point of not being able to function at
> close to
> suicidal, losing vision, motorskills, etc.  Anyway, in the process of
> seeing
> specialists, etc. to find the cause and possible cure, I had to see an
> opthamologist....first time EVER, since I had always had perfect 20/20
> vision.  No
> cause or cure was found for the migraines, but an abnormality in the
> nerve
> which I was told is the beginning stage of glaucoma....extremely rare
> my
> age.  To make a long story short, I have now glasses for reading,
> for
> driving, glasses for the pc, etc. etc.  My "condition" will be
> closely from now on.  After this summer though I am just happy that I
> able to see
> at all and function.  However,  it got me to thinking though....I
think I
> would much more easily cope with the loss of hearing, or anything else
> over the
> loss of sight.  Not so much for the reading, although I love it....but
> there
> are alternatives, but for the pure pleasure of seeing nature.  Not to
> able to
> enjoy a newly opened flower, or seeing the birds during migration
> over
> our house, or a butterfly going through the stages of it's life.  I
> that I would miss these things the most.
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast

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