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Headaches - Migraine is a chronic condition with recurrent attacks. Most (but not all) migraine attacks are associated with headaches.

There are several types of Headache such as; Tension, Cluster,Mixed  headache Syndrome, Sinus Headache and  Migraine. 

 Migraine headaches are common and usually more intense than most other headaches It is a common form of headache that is believed to occur as a result of complex interactions between the nervous system and the vascular system as well as alterations in brain chemicals.

Migraine pain is moderate to severe, often described as pounding, throbbing pain, which can last from four hours to three days and usually occur one to four times per month

Migraine Headaches are recurrent and have associated symptoms  including;-

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea,
  • loss of appetite; 
  • stomach upset or abdominal pain.
  •  facial pallor, cold hands, cold feet,
  •  sensitivity to light and sound 
  •  usually is aggravated by daily activities such as walking upstairs.

When a child is having a migraine, he or she often];

  • looks pale, 
  • feels dizzy, 
  • has blurred vision, 
  • fever, 
  • stomach upset, along with  other symptoms

 As a result of this sensitivity to light and sound, migraine sufferers usually prefer to lie in a quiet, dark room during an attack. 

Headache Treatment and Prevention                                                                                
Once a migraine headache is diagnosed (with other conditions ruled out), treatment can begin. Because the headaches are usually recurrent, there is not much distinction between treatment and prevention so treatments will include prevention methods.

There are many treatments for migraine headaches, Some treatments do not use drugs. ... Non-drug treatments include;  
  • Ice on the forehead
  • biofeedback, 
  • adequate sleep, 
  • smoking cessation, 
  • and avoidance of your food and environmental triggers (for example, stress, flashing lights, and drinking red wine)
  • Others recommend natural treatments such as herbs, acupressure, aromatherapy, group therapy, and many others.

While non-drug methods may work for some, many doctors find these methods work poorly for the majority of migraine patients.Consequently, drugs are used in the majority of patients with migraine headaches and is effective in stopping the Migraine.If you are suffering from Migraine visit your Doctor/Health Care Provider who will diagnose and  recommend a  treatment suitable for your condition.

Exercise, Eat Healthy and drink lots of water daily to reduce your risk of having a headache.


















































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