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Migraine information comming soon to Falcon Medics.

Migraine overview

Did you know that Migraines affect millions of people in the world? Migraines are the most common type of vascular (veins swelling in the brain)headache. Normal symptoms are severe excruciating pain on one or both sides of the head, sensitivity to light, Nausea, Sensitivity to certain foods, and sometimes impared vision (Black spots, or Gold spots, or Dizziness). Depending on the type of migraine, pain can last anywhere from a few Minutes to a few weeks or months if severe.

The comforting fact is that People with Migraines tend to have them less often as they get older. Also Migraines tend to affect Women more than Men. Migraines run in families so if there are cases in your family then you are likely to have migraines. Most often migraines begin during the teen years but might also develop during childhood. They do not usually begin after the age of 40. Migraines are most common in women at ages 15 to 44. Yet migraines can affect people at all ages.

A person might have more migraines during certain times of their life. The exact cause of migraines undetermind.

A person that has frequent or daily headaches is someone who has chronic headaches. There are several types of Migraines. Such as: hension, hormonal, food migraine, and some other ones that will be discussed later in this topic. When a migraine is caused by another medical condition then it is most likely a common condition. Such as a strain or arthritis, or anything else. Migraines aren't usually caused be other serious medical problems.

It's estimated that more than 50% of people who have migraines was either misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all so saddenly they don't recieve the proper effective medication. --Quote from Webmd-- "People who have migraines should talk with a doctor and develop a plan for the effective treatment and management of their headaches. Developing an effective headache treatment and management plan can take time, and it requires a good working partnership between the person and the doctor."--Quote from Webmd--

The treatment and the management of migraines might involve medicine and a combination of certain therapies. Which are as follows: stress management, relaxation therapy, and various other therapies. In general, how often a person has headaches affects what kind of treatment he or she needs. People who have occasional headaches may need to take medication only at the beginning of a headache. People who have more frequent headaches may need to take medication daily to prevent them.

When a person has migraines the most important thing to do is find ways of dealing with them so that the person doesn't allways rely on medication alone to do the job. Other treatments that combine different approaches with little or no use of medicine are often successful. A person that has frequent migraines might need treatment to help prevent them, so that the person doesn't need to rely on frequent use of pain relievers.

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