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What r the symptoms of a migraine & how long do they usually last? I had them before my symptoms have lasted for 5 days. I am thinking it isn't one.

What r the symptoms of a migraine & how long do they usually last? I had them before my symptoms have lasted for 5 days. I am thinking it isn't one.

SEVERE headache: Migraine headaches are severely painful with the exception of aborted or retinal types, typically accompanied by a throbbing sensation on one side of the head and by at least several of the following: nausea, vomiting, light and sound sensitivity, with physical activity making things worse and rest improving symptoms. Duration of a single migraine is defined as 4-72 hrs. ...Read more

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


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Are the symptoms of migraine bad?

Are the symptoms of migraine bad?

Varies: They can be. Depends on the actual symptoms and the person who experiences them. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of migraine?

Migraines: A migraine is a vasospasm of a blood vessel in the brain. There are many symptoms. The common migraine's hallmark is a severe headache. The headache may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound. Sometimes, migraines are signaled by an "aura, " which may be a visual symptom such as flashing lights or wavy lines followed by a headache. Common triggers - caffeine, stress. ...Read more

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What are the general symptoms of a migraine?

What are the general symptoms of a migraine?

Disabling headache: With light and/or sound sensitivity or nausea. Worsens with activity. Relieved by lying down in a dark room. ...Read more

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What are all of the possible migraine symptoms?

What are all of the possible migraine symptoms?

See here: Please see the link below for answers.
http://www. Webmd. Com/migraines-headaches/understanding-migraine-symptoms ...Read more

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Can you tell me if these are symptoms of migraine?

Can you tell me if these are symptoms of migraine?

No Symptoms Listed: Hard to answer without symptoms. Recommend seeing a headache/pain specialist to discuss your options. ...Read more

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Can you advise for figuring out migraine symptoms?

Can you advise for figuring out migraine symptoms?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain, stomach nose bleeding and parasthesias are common symptoms. This condition must be professionally managed. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if what are symptoms of a migraine?

Can you tell me if what are symptoms of a migraine?

Varied: Typical is considered unilateral, severe, associated with noise and light avoidance, nausea and vomiting. Headaches last from hours to days. However most intermittent headaches are migraines if they have lasted for months with completely normal periods between the headaches. Most migraines are atypical. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms to watch out for in migraine?

What are the symptoms to watch out for in migraine?

MIGRAINES: Migraine headaches are associated with aura and visual disturbances.It is severe, throbbing, triggers are drinking red wine, insomnia, weather changes, hormonal factors and head trauma.Regular headaches are easily relieved by otc rx. ...Read more

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I get migraine like symptoms after I workout, what is this caused by?

None.........: Atypical migraine can happen with unusual causes..........I would suggest you to go to headache specialist to make sure that you have atypical migraine. ...Read more

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Hi could you lease tell me if you think I need to go and get help ASAP. I have bad symptoms for over 12 months that are worsening. My migraine are becoming more severe and more frequent. Every 2nd day I've got a migraine and migraine gets worse if I move

Hi could you lease tell me if you think I need to go and get help ASAP. I have bad symptoms for over 12 months that are worsening. My migraine are becoming more severe and more frequent. Every 2nd day I've got a migraine and migraine gets worse if I move

NO NEED TO PANIC: If you had anything serious you cant be going on for 1 year. If someone has early morning headaches, associated with projectile vomiting that is vomiting with a force and double vision you need to worry. If some one has severe neck stiffness or fever need to worry. Yours is more like chronic daily headache possibly tension headache ...Read more

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What are migraine aura symptoms?

What are migraine aura symptoms?

Migraine w/ aura: Are the same as migraine without aura but has the additions: visual, sensory, and motor phenomena vary in complexity. Sometimes, there may be an extended gap of several hours before the headache starts. In fact, not every aura is followed by a migraine attack. See an Orofacial Pain or headache specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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What are migraine aura symptoms like?

What are migraine aura symptoms like?

See below: The mayo clinic has a good video on migraine auras: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/migraine-with-aura/multimedia/migraine-aura/vid-20084707.
If you are having migraines, it is recommended you seek evaluation and treatment from a neurologist. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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The signs and symptoms of menstrural migraine?

The signs and symptoms of menstrural migraine?

Related to menstruat: Migraine headaches related to menstruation are triggered by the fall off of estrogen which triggers menstruation. They can be treated like other migraines. Prevention can consist of taking prophylactic medications such as triptans, starting 2 days before expected menstruation begins and contine for two days after n=menstruation begins. ...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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Why am I having migraine like symptoms after crying?

Why am I having migraine like symptoms after crying?

Stress and emotions: Sometimes the emotional stress of the situation, or the release of the brain chemicals associated with stress or strong emotions, can lead to headache. If you have migraines they may be triggered. Or, the headache may just be a 'muscle tension' headache, again from stress. Nothing to worry about unless it just won't go away. ...Read more

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How can I relieve the symptoms of migraine headaches?

How can I relieve the symptoms of migraine headaches?

Lots: See a neurologist or pain medicine md with headache treatment experience. The latest research indicates that overuse of either triptans or opiates is associated strongly with changing the headaches from now and again to more frequent problems. So, try to get some help with non-drig treatment! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have migraine symptoms after a angiogram?

Is it normal to have migraine symptoms after a angiogram?

You didn't tell us: What type of angiogram this was. If it was a cerebral angiogram - headache is not uncommon. This would be especially so it you have a headache history. Hydrate well. Would discuss with your doctor if your symptoms are severe. REF: https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3452192/ ...Read more

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Would you please help describe the usual migraine headache symptoms?

Read on: Migraine headaches are usually intermittent, severe headaches lasting between 4 to 72 hours made worse with movements and associated with nausea, and dislike of sound and light. But there are infinite varieties! ...Read more

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I feel needles pins all over my body. Is this one of migraine symptoms? Thnx

Possibly.: Pins and needles can be result of a variety of conditions. Consult with your physician if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Hi! Since the beginning of this year I started having this strong headaches that got me real bad. They have migraine symptoms but is not diagnosed.

Hi! Since the beginning of this year I started having this strong headaches that got me real bad. They have migraine symptoms but is not diagnosed.

Possibly Stress: There are many maneuvers that people use to relieve stress, and this is one of them. At the back and either side of the neck are acupressure headache points that can relieve headaches when stimulated. Other stress-reducing techniques include deep breathing, meditation, and focusing. Best to be examined by your doctor first. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are migraine aura symptoms like?

Many: Bright or dark. Spots in front of eyes, numbness of one side of face or body even temporary paralysis and speech difficulty before or during headache are called aura of migraine. ...Read more

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Is it true that a migraine be a symptom to an allergic reaction?

Is it true that a migraine be a symptom to an allergic reaction?

Yes but...: Migraine is a complex cascade of neurologic symptoms, the most prominent being the pain. Other effects of migraine include vision changes, loss of muscle control, changes in normal mental function. Migraine is triggered by a long list which can include medications, foods, environmental stimuli, the usual triggers are not true allergies, but an allergic reaction can be happening at the same t. ...Read more

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How can one differentiate between migraine systems and stroke symptoms?

How can one differentiate between migraine systems and stroke symptoms?

Can be tough: Besides age, migraine in young, stroke in old, evaluate presence or absence of headache, nausea/vomiting, sensitivity to noise/light. However, some migraine pts do get stroke, especially if smokers, or taking female hormones. Most neurologists can detect differences quite readily. ...Read more

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Can some one tell me what are the symptoms of Migraine Associated Vertigo? Thank you

Can some one tell me what are the symptoms of Migraine Associated Vertigo? Thank you

Paroxysmal vertigo: Usually, a sudden episode of whirling vertigo, lasting 15-30 minutes, feeling very imbalanced, and relatively well thereafter unless a headache ensues, which is variable.
Typically, a prior history of migraine gives a clue. ...Read more

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Is there a medicine for constant derealization from a standpoint of a migraine or any symptom like that? I would really appreciate it!

Is there a medicine for constant derealization from a standpoint of a migraine or any symptom like that? I would really appreciate it!

If the derealization: Is from migraine and not from a psychological disorder then it can be treated w/a behavioral approach. Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions first. Mindfulness meditation can be very helpful and there are lots of apps for it if you have an iPhone or iPad or just search the net. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could migraine symptoms be a mild form of epilepsy?

Could migraine symptoms be a mild form of epilepsy?

Postictal headache: The headache occurs after seizure activity. It is the fact that 45% of people with epilepsy have postictal headache. The mild seizures can also be a sign of a significant medical problem associated with migraine headaches. Migraines share some common features with epilepsy and could be two separate conditions. ...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