Migraine causes strong, pulsing, sharp headache in the region and are often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light and noise. Migraine attacks can cause severe pain, which will last a few hours or a day, and is so severe that the patient is in a dark, quiet place to stay quiet. Some type of migraine is preceded by sensory warning symptoms – aura, such as light flashes of vision impairment, tingling in the extremities. Medications can help reduce migraine frequency and strength. If the treatment is not helpful, talk to your doctor about using a different type of medicine. Medical therapy may help migraine and lifestyle changes for better control.
When should we consult the doctor?
- Migraine is often not diagnosed and is not held to the appropriate treatment. If you have a regular pain, which coincides with the signs and symptoms of migraines, write down what you feel, how often and how to attack the pain. Plan a visit to the doctor.
- If you have a headache, and all of a sudden changed the symptoms and characteristics, you should contact a doctor.