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Occular migraine in children is it common?

Occular migraine in children is it common?

Possible: It is definitely possible. Ocular migraines have been reported in children as young as 2 years old. A thorough eye examination should be performed to exclude other possibilities. ...Read more

Dr. Osman Farooq
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Common Migraine (Definition)

We are seeing many patients with severe migraine with severe pain, photophobia, nausea, vomiting, vertigo, weak, sweaty, pale, tremulous, miserable that takes hours to resolve. These are still considered common due to not being complicated by visual illusions, hemiparesis, ophthalmoplegia, or stroke - like features. The distinction common vs complex is not easy nor ...Read more


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What are the most common migraine symptoms?

What are the most common migraine symptoms?

Migraine: Aside from headache, migraines may be associated with flashing lights, zigzags, light sensitivity, sound sensitivity, and sometimes numbness in certain parts of the body. Contact your pcp if you have any of these symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the most common migraine triggers?

What are the most common migraine triggers?

Identify triggers: There are certain foods and aspects of lifestyle that can trigger or worsen headaches and migraines. The best way to identify triggers is to maintain a headache diary and keep a list of foods eaten before your migraine.

Common triggers include chocolate, caffeine, cheese, msg, processed meats, alcohol, smoking/being around smoke, stress, skipping meals, lack of sleep or too much sleep. ...Read more

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Can migraine in children be cured or only treated?

Can migraine in children be cured or only treated?

Depends: There are several hypotheses to the cause of migraine and it is likely that migraine is a sex-conditioned inherited disorder (autosomal dominant in females and autosomal recessive in males). This is most likely to be so in the "typical" migraine- the mostly youth-onset, the provocation by
birth control, induction by menstruation and self limitation after menopause. Thus, a pos. Fam history is key. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: common migraine?

What is the definition or description of: common migraine?

Not complicated: We are seeing many patients with severe migraine with severe pain, photophobia, nausea, vomiting, vertigo, weak, sweaty, pale, tremulous, miserable that takes hours to resolve. These are still considered common due to not being complicated by visual illusions, hemiparesis, ophthalmoplegia, or stroke — like features. The distinction common vs complex is not easy nor is it clinically useful. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for common migraine?

What is the treatment for common migraine?

Identify triggers: There are certain foods and aspects of lifestyle that can trigger or worsen headaches and migraines. The best way to identify triggers is to maintain a headache diary and keep a list of foods eaten before your migraine.

Common triggers include chocolate, caffeine, cheese, msg, processed meats, alcohol, smoking/being around smoke, stress, skipping meals, lack of sleep or too much sleep. ...Read more

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What are some common migraine meds?

What are some common migraine meds?

Migraine Meds: Medications which are commonly effective in the treatment of migraines include: OTC medications, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen, and combination medications which contain aspirin, acetaminophen, and caffeine. Triptans are medications specific for migraines. Ergotamines are older medications which are still commonly used. For more information see: http://understandingmigraine.blogspot.com/ ...Read more

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What are the most common migraine headache symptoms? How does aura differ?

What are the most common migraine headache symptoms? How does aura differ?

Migraine headache: Migraine symptoms are frontal throbing headache with one of the following: nausea, vomiting, inability to stand bright light or noise.
Aura symptoms are: visual disturbances like blurry vision, seeing flashes or zigzag, dizziness, numbness or weakness in one side of the body, the aura usually is followed by the headache. ...Read more

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How common is Familial hemiplegic migraine vs common migraine?

How common is Familial hemiplegic migraine vs common migraine?

Genetics: There is usually a genetic component in all migraine variants; however, hemiplegic migraines are certainly less common than classic migraine; however, theoretically, more dangerous. ...Read more

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Can children get migraine headaches?

Can children get migraine headaches?

Yes: Prevalence of migraine is 2.5% under the age of 7, 5% from age 7 to puberty, and 10% in postpubertal girls. Migraine without aura is twice more common than the one with aura in school-age children. ...Read more

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Are migraine headaches more common in younger women?

Are migraine headaches more common in younger women?

Yes: Women have a higher incidence than men, and migraines typically start when we are younger (20s-30s), sometimes even younger... ...Read more

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Are migraine headaches more common in women than men?

Are migraine headaches more common in women than men?

Yes: About 75% of migraineurs (people who have migraine headaches) are women. That means 3 out of 4 migraineurs are women. Before puberty, more boys than girls get migraine headaches. After puberty, more girls have migraines than boys do. ...Read more

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Why non migraine headache more common among age between 20and30?

See below: Most headaches are not migraine.

The most common headache disorder in the general population is
episodic tension-type headache, which affects 40% of the population. These are the bilateral, pressing or squeezing headaches of everyday life that do not have many accompanying features. Migraine also is a common primary headache disorder, affecting 18% of women and 6% of men. ...Read more

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What would be the most common causes and best remedies for migraine headaches?

Who knows: That's the billion dollar question--whoever comes up with a universal answer will be a billionaire. Unfortunately, causes and types of migraine are so varied there is no simple, common treatment that works for everyone (or for even a majority). You need to discover what causes your migraines and eliminate those causes from your life if possible to even begin to figure out the answer for you. ...Read more

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Migraine : is this common for people who have migraine aches that it will betemporary or forever?

Migraine : is this common for people who have migraine aches that it will betemporary or forever?

Migraine headache: Migraine is a form of headache. Depend on the causes of the migraine, it can be temporary or long-lasting. Please see your doctor for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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My aura before migraine was different today, white flash with immediate large section of vision blurred with zig zags, not gradual like usual. Common?

My aura before migraine was different today, white flash with immediate large section of vision blurred with zig zags, not gradual like usual. Common?

"Common"?: Not sure what you mean by "common." It doesn't seem to be common for YOU. I recommend you look up "scintillating scotoma" & "fortification spectra" & see whether the descriptions fit your symptoms. Migraines can change over time, especially in women, as migraines are often exquisitely sensitive to either short-term or long-term changes in female hormones. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, why non-migraine headache are common among female age group(20_30)and (50_60)?

Hi doctors, why non-migraine headache are common among female age group(20_30)and (50_60)?

Great question: The short answer is we do not know why headaches [migraine and non migraine] are more common in young and older women. ...Read more

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Loss of vision during migraine. Is this common?

Loss of vision during migraine. Is this common?

Yes: It is very common to have visual symptoms with a classic migraine. Even loss! as long as it returns to normal then it is most likely just the migraine. ...Read more

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Is it common to develop migraine headaches in pregnancy?

Is it common to develop migraine headaches in pregnancy?

Unfortunately, yes: The hormonal shifts in pregnancy commonly lead to changes in migraine, and can make headaches better or worse. While there are not many treatments available that approved for use in pregnancy, a neurologist can help you manage your symptoms until delivery, at which time they will hopefully improve. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more