Migraine

Migraine is a condition which refers to severe headache that is commonly associated with signs like blind spots, nausea and/or vomiting. Migraine headaches are extremely painful and can last for hours or sometimes even for days together. Migraine headaches are often caused by certain genetic as well as environmental factors. These factors cause blood vessels in the brain to constrict and trigger headache. Triggers of migraine headache can vary among people with migraine. Certain chemicals in foods may trigger migraine headache in some people while in other factors like stress, loud noise, bright lights and poor sleep or sleep disorders can trigger migraine headache. In most migraine sufferers the pain is usually confined to half part of the brain and is pulsating or throbbing. It may worsen with physical activity like climbing the stairs or brisk walking. There is no cure for migraine but the symptoms can be controlled with medicines or pain killers and by eliminating factors that trigger migraine. Migraine can be prevented to a great extent by exercising and alternative therapies like acupuncture. In this section you’ll find detailed information on complications of migraine, how migraine causes depression, the impact of migraine on brain function and much more. You can also find tips to fight migraine, foods that you should stay away from and some amazing facts about migraine.

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Manage your migraine with the app ‘Headache Diary Lite’
- Shraddha Rupavate
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Suffering from a migraine headache? There's an app for that too.

Use cabbage leaves for relief from a migraine
- Pavitra Sampath
June 25, 2014 at 02:48pm
If you suffer from freaquent migraines and are looking for a natural way to easy the pain, here is a quick and easy remedy for it.

Top 10 common triggers of migraine headache
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June 10, 2014 at 01:29pm
Have a look at some of the surprising migraine triggers that might help you out in knowing your cause of headache.

Medications for migraine – types, mechanism of action, side effects
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June 03, 2014 at 06:53pm
Do you suffer from migraine? Here is a list of effective drugs to put an end to the nerve wrenching pain.

10 effective ways to get rid of headaches (Gallery)
- Editorial Team
May 15, 2014 at 03:40pm
Have a headache? Try these tips to treat headaches before reaching out to painkillers.

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8 yoga asanas to help relieve a migraine headache
- Pavitra Sampath
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Suffering from a migraine? Here are 8 yoga poses that can help you manage a migraine better.

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Wondering if you are having a headache or migraine? Here is how you can distinguish between the two.

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Suffering from recurring headache? Know from an expert how your behaviour is responsible for it.

Cefaly — a new device to stop a migraine in its tracks
- Pavitra Sampath
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If you suffer from migraines, this news probably comes as a boon for you. The FDA (Food And Drug Administration) has recently announced its …

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