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What Causes Migrane Headaches
Yes: Certain forms of migraine can be associated with sufficient inflammation of arterial vessel walls that limit flood flow and cause a stroke. The most common is basilar artery migraine. Women with migraine headaches who take birth control pills are at higher risk than those who do not take BCPs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
Yes, absolutely: Migraine headaches are often triggered by strong sensory stimulants, such as bright lights, flashing lights, loud noises, or strong smells. If you have migraines, it is important to learn what triggers your migraines. For more information see: http://understandingmigraine.blogspot.com/ ...Read more
Hii doctor... Its been about 2 weeks since I have a headache pain which it cause with dizzines i don't know if it is because I have stress or migrane ?
What could cause severe pain in both legs making it hard to walk, along with migrane headaches and blood in the urine? The urine test came back ok.
See below: Try to stay in a nice quiet dark room, try to relax. If needed, yoi can take anti- inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen or even acetaminophen. As an analgesic. If you have recurrent headaches, pls see your doctor. Know your triggers, that will help you hopefully avoid further attacks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A type of headache: Migraine is a type of headache, is usually throbbing, unilateral, associated with photophobia, phonophobia, vomiting, diarrhea, sensory symptoms and occasionally motor and visual symptoms. Migraines are more common in women than men, and can have food or liquid triggers. Many people call severe headaches migraine even if they have none of the characteristics of migraine. Both types are treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recommend exam: Though a bit unusual to START having migraine headaches at age 43- as the saying goes, "it's never too late." A good neurologist or headache specialist will get a detailed history on you in terms of headaches & other problems to try to & discover the root cause before starting treatment which if not careful can lead to even more headaches. I would start tracking your headaches on a log & get seen. ...Read more
Prophylactic approac: Stopping acute migraine can be treated with Triptan family of Ned's, such as imitrex or the combination of raglan and ibuprofen.prevention medications include tricyclics antidepressants (amitriptyline), beta blockers (propranolol), anti seizure meds (topamax, depakote) and antihistamines (cyproheptadine), ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A head pain which is usually recurrent, and often in variable locations and severity, associated with few or all the following symptoms; fear of light, fear of sound, nausea, vomiting, bright or dark spots floating in front of eyes, tingling and numbness of one side of face or body. All ...Read more
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