Anyone else experience spasms in their neck muscles?? Almost feels as if my neck is tremoring…
Also, vision question, anyone else get thousands of floaters, mine are like pin pricks of light that move around like crazy? ESP notice these on white surfaces or when lookIng at the sky???
I don’t really get neck spasms, but my neck is a lot stiffer since I’ve had MAV.
I don’t get the neck pain like you describe but I do have loads of floaters, mine are greyish/black dots and sgwiggly lines worse in the left eye than the right! Defo more noticeable when out in the bright sky cxx
Thanks Anna!! Yeah I get so many floaters like that too. They make me so disorientated!! Xx
Looks like I posted on this one before. Correction, I am now getting neck Spasms. Yikes!
Yep I get the tremoring in the neck all the time. Floaters lots grey/black and little dots of light too. Looking into the sky is like my own private fireworks display.
the little tiny lights you see when looking at the sky or white paper are normal it supposed to show that your retina is working correctly i think, so its nothing to worry about, you can get other floaters like lines or spiders web like patterns which move when you move your eyes about, these are also more noticeable when looking at a white back ground, I have these alot and they drive me insane because it feels like your vision is not clear as you end up watching them and not what your actually looking at, as for the neck think that goes with migraine, I have a bad neck and posture convinced its connected to my migraine symptoms, although reality I probably have tense neck and back muscles because I have a desk job and dont do my exercises enough, although sometimes when I lay down neck starts to fizz on the side I am laying, no one seems worried about it but almost feels like something is getting trapped/cut off and if I dont move the whole side of my head feels numb and like I will pass out, so I sit up and within a few minutes its all ok again.
I get neck spasms for a period and then they leave but they just started bothering me again. For me it feels like a my neck jerks slightly and it can kinda throw me off a when I’m looking at something. It’s not noticeable to other people since it’s so slight but still annoying when your trying to concentrate.
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the little tiny lights you see when looking at the sky or white paper are normal it supposed to show that your retina is working correctly i think, so its nothing to worry about, you can get other floaters like lines or spiders web like patterns which move when you move your eyes about, these are also more noticeable when looking at a white back ground, I have these alot and they drive me insane because it feels like your vision is not clear as you end up watching them and not what your actually looking at,
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It’s important to distinguish (if possible) between floaters that are just something that happens to many, many people and signify nothing, from floaters that are part of the aura of a migraine. Any time something gets into the vitreous fluid near the retina (collagen, e.g.), it creates something tiny in the visual field that becomes more apparent when looking at a plain white background or a clear blue sky. When you move your head the fluid moves and the floater passes through your field of vision so you really notice it. Most of the time you get used to them and the vitreous tends to “tighten up” over time so they become less problematic with aging. For some people, however, floaters are kind of like shooting stars and are part of the aura that indicates migraine activity is moving in. It is hard to distinguish and I wonder if it is possible for people who have 24/7 vertigo without headache (or with) to be having 24/7 aura? Sounds weird, but…
Yes I’ve wondered this too? Is it a constant aura?
I’ve always assumed that floaters were normal, minor irritants and didn’t have anything to do with migraine or any other condition. At this point, however, I’m not entirely sure what to believe. :shock:
It’s certainly not easy to get your arms fully around.
Hope you are doing well,