What Are Migraines?
- A Migraine is a severe throbbing headache that usually affects one side of the head.
- More common in women than men.
- During migraines, tissue surrounds the brain causes the brain to become swollen, which causes intense pain.
- Moderate to severe pain
- Throbbing pain
- Pain near light or loud areas.
How A Person Develops A Migraine
- Family history with migraines.
- Changes in weather.
- Sleep changes
- Getting enough sleep.
- Drinking plenty of water.
- Reducing stress.
- Physical exercises.
- Migraines can occur several times a week.
- Can last up to 4 hours.
- Bright lights and loud noises cause more pain.
- Migraines are most common between ages of 25 and 55.
- Taking medications for regular headaches can make migraines worse.
- Depression can trigger migraines.
- Aura refers to sensations a person may experience before actually experiencing a migraine.