What Should Know About Migraine

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      Migraine is a disease characterized by recurrent headaches which maybe moderate or severe.The headaches usually affect one half of the head and may last from 2 hours to 72 hours. The symptoms of migraine may include vomiting, nausea and sensitivity to light, sound or smell.

      Migraine can be triggered by physical activity that is the reason an individual who is suffering from migraine must avoid strenuous work and also up to one -third of people who have migraine always experience aura(a short period of visual disturbance which signals that the headache will soon occur).

      The four phase of migraine includes

      The prodrome, which occurs hours or days before the headache occur

      The aura, which immediately precedes the headache

      The pain phase also known as headache

      The post-prodrome which is the effect after the migraine attack.


      The major causes of migraine are unknown but they are believed to be environmental and genectic factor.


      There is no known cure for cure migraine but the frequency and the severity of migraine attack can be reduced by such as non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), Paracetamol, ergotamine and triptans.

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