Migraine: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Prevention, Treatment

Migraine: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Prevention, Treatment

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A migraine is a complex headache disorder characterized by recurrent headaches ranging from moderate to severe. The condition has a variety of symptoms but the main symptom is a painful and excruciating headache that are pulsating in nature, affect one half of the head and last for several hours to days.

Is it a Normal Headache or Migraine: How to Recognize the Difference?

Is it a Normal Headache or Migraine: How to Recognize the Difference?

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Headache is very common and is an extremely uncomfortable experience. People experience pain in their head or neck region when they have headache. Migraine involves severe pain in head along with nausea and vomiting. It is much more critical than a headache. Sometimes, it becomes difficult to identify whether a person suffers from headache or migraine.

Migraine: Headaches During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Migraine: Headaches During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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It is common for women to suffer with migraine attacks during pregnancy, particularly in early stage of the pregnancy. Pregnancy can be a common trigger for those susceptible to migraine hormonal changes in the body. Oestrogen reaches one hundred times the normal level. Always meet your doctor when you plan pregnancy.

Living with Chronic Migraine

Living with Chronic Migraine

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Living with migraines is not easy. It can be quite challenging. More than 30% of people with migraine experience moderate to severe disability. The headache and other migraine symptoms make it too difficult for people to perform their activities. A a result, migraines are a leading cause of disability globally.

Visual Migraine Treatment: How to Get Rid of an Ocular Migraine (Retinal Migraine)?

Visual Migraine Treatment: How to Get Rid of an Ocular Migraine (Retinal Migraine)?

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In most cases, the symptoms of ocular migraine (or auras without headache or eye migraine) go away on their own after some time such as in about 30 minutes. Therefore, you do not need treatment for them most of the times. However, there are certain steps one should take if any signs of the condition are noted.