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Migraine: The stubborn headache

There are many kinds of headaches and migraine is one of them. Migraine is basically a severe form of headache that occurs to a particular side of the head and has particular timings or triggers. It causes severe, throbbing pain that can even make the patient unconscious.sni

Migraines are more prevalent among women or teenagers. Hormonal changes in early teens and their difference in women is one of the major causes of migraines. However, adults can also have this problem.snini

Symptoms & causes

The persistent pain can also be accompanied with vomiting, nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, various shapes or flashing lights in vision and watery eyes. In some cases, the headache can also cause sensitivity to light, sound or even certain smell/s. sni

Migraines are mostly genetic in nature but can also be related to a certain stimulus like a particular food like chocolate, ghee etcetera. Physical or mental stress, anxiety, tension and depression can also be the culprits. Besides, unhealthy food choices, bad sleeping routine and stressful life can also be reasons of the pain.sni

As the attack can have a certain triggering source similar to allergies. Knowing them is highly essential. A diary can be made in which one can write the foods or things that he had eaten or used before the attack. Strike out the common things that you ate or used before the attack. These are your triggers. Simply avoid them.sni

Migraine treatment

Migraines require proper treatment but in general making lifestyle changes like improving diet, being active physically, sleeping for eight hours daily and avoiding stressful situations can help keep the issue at bay.sni

There is a strong relation of migraine with food therefore, keep a close check of the foods you eat. Avoid using salt, sour food, chocolate and cola drinks. Also, drink plenty of water as it can improve oxygen level in the body.sni

Eat more fruits and vegetables instead of junk food. Chemicals in such food can disturb the neurological system of the body.sni

Do not focus on something for a long time as it can strain your eyes and aggravate the headache. Limit screen time too. Do not overuse computer and mobile phone or watch television for long hours. And try to stay relaxed and calm as it can also improve the condition.sni

Be careful as not all headaches go away with pain killers. They can even be a sign of brain tumor or a recurrent and periodic headache such as migraine. Therefore, it is always essential to check with a relevant doctor before it is too late.sni

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