Posted on Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Migraine is one of the worst forms of headache. Often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light, migraine attacks can sometimes go on for days. A chronic condition that affects women more than men, the exact cause of migraine is still unknown.
A headache that’s sometimes unbreakable, migraine often comes with symptoms like
Genetics and environmental factors are believed to be the primary causes of migraine. The other trigger factors that are found to induce migraine are:
There are several medications that help get over a migraine attack, which fall under two categories- Preventive & Pain-relieving
One can take preventive medication to drastically bring down the frequency and intensity of the migraine attack. However, consciously avoiding trigger factors will also help. Here’s what one can do:
Pain relieving medications, which are also known as acute or abortive treatment, help stop existing symptoms and reduce the intensity of migraine. One should have these medications only after consulting a doctor, and follow the prescribed medication pattern carefully.
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