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Migraine From Reading

Has anyone experienced a migraine if you read to much? I also experience burning in my eyes.

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  1. Hi RLB59, thank you for reaching out! There are those in the community who find that eye strain, be that from reading, bright lights, screens, etc. can serve as a trigger for migraine symptoms. I thought these articles might be of interest to you:
    https://migraine.com/blog/finally-solving-a-40-year-old-trigger/
    https://migraine.com/migraine-diagnosis/eye-exam/
    Have you discussed how you are responding to extended periods of reading with your doctor? If you haven't had one recently, it may also be worth scheduling an eye exam. You might also try listening to audiobooks to see if that makes a difference! Please keep us posted on what you learn from consulting with your doctor. I hope you can find ways to continue to enjoy reading! Wishing you a gentle day. ~Allyson (Migraine.com team)

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