What is Migraine?

A migraine is a headache that can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It’s often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraines in women are more common around the time of their menstrual periods. The abrupt drop in estrogen that triggers menses can also trigger migraines. Hormonal changes can also be brought on by birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy.

What mimics migraine?

What can be fast home remedies:

  • Try cold pack erase pressure on scalp, head
  • Dim the light avoid chewing
  • Hydrate yourself Get some caffeine
  • Apply ginger with balm Deep breathing relaxation
  • Meditation 1-2 hours’ sleep

Migraine mimics are primary or secondary headache disorders with features in common with migraine that may lead to erroneous, false-positive diagnosis of migraine. For people seeking care for severe recurrent headaches, migraine is the most likely diagnosis, justifying a high index of suspicion for migraine. Trigeminal Cephalalgias comprise headache disorders that have the hallmark of unilateral headache with ipsilateral cranial autonomic symptoms, which includes cluster headache, hemicrania continua.

The red flag of migraine? Malignant headache & its causes and concern:

What causes migraine flare ups: Every person who has migraines has different triggers, but common ones include a lack of sleep, stress. hormone changes more in females, alcohol, weather, diet – common ones being fast foods, chocolate, cheese, artificial sweeteners, cured meats, and anything with a strong smell.