What Is a Migraine?
A migraine is a strong headache that often comes with nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light. It can last hours or days.
Migraines are different in everyone. In many people, they happen in stages. These stages may include:
Hours or days before a headache, about 60% of people who have migraines notice symptoms like:
- Being sensitive to light, sound, or smell
- Food cravings or lack of appetite
- Mood changes
- Severe thirst
- Constipation or diarrhea
These symptoms stem from your nervous system and often involve your vision. They usually start gradually, over a 5- to 20-minute period, and last less than an hour. You may:
- See black dots, wavy lines, flashes of light, or things that aren’t there (hallucinations)
- Have tunnel vision
- Not be able to see at all
- Have tingling or numbness on one side of your body
- Not be able to speak clearly
- Have a heavy feeling in your arms and legs
- Have ringing in your ears
- Notice changes in smell, taste, or touch
What can i do to relieve the migraine headaches?
My migraine headaches hurts so bad, the medications i took are not helping at all. Is there something i could do to relieve the migraine headaches.
There are maybe a lot of answers for this query. But I think the best solution is:
Answer by stevepitt2
Avoid migraine activates –
Migraine attacks may be triggered by:
brilliant lights, loud noises, plus certain odors or perfumes
Physical or emotional stress
Changes in sleep patterns
Smoking or exposure to smoke
Menstrual cycle fluctuations, birth control pills, body hormone fluctuations during the menopause transition
Foods that contains tyramine (red wine, older cheese, smoked fish, poultry livers, figs, and some beans), monosodium glutamate (MSG) or even nitrates (like bacon, very hot dogs, and salami)
some other foods such as chocolate, nut products, peanut butter, avocado, clown, citrus, onions, dairy products, plus fermented or pickled food items.
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