Migraine

What is migraine?

Migraine is a recurring type of primary headache. It cause moderate to severe pain that is throbbing or pulsing. The pain is often on one side of your head. It's often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.

What causes migraines?

Researchers believe that migraine has a genetic cause. There are also a number of factors that can trigger a migraine, including


Who is at risk for migraines?

Migraine can affect anyone, but you are more likely to have them if you

Treatment

Migraine treatments can help stop symptoms and prevent future attacks. Medications used to combat migraines fall into two broad categories:

Your treatment strategy depends on the frequency and severity of your headaches, the degree of disability your headaches cause, and your other medical conditions.

Some medications aren't recommended if you're pregnant or breast-feeding. Some medications aren't given to children. Your doctor can help find the right medication for you.

Lifestyle modifications

Self-care measures can help ease migraine pain.