Migraine is a throbbing or pulsating headache usually on one or both sides of the head. It can be moderate or intense, worsening the discomfort with light, odors and noise. Migraine is more frequent 17% in women and 6% in men. Migraine can begin at any age, especially in adolescence.
The causes commonly associated with migraine are
Preventive measures for migraines include managing triggers, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, considering stress reduction techniques, abstaining from physical exertion and by avoiding sensitive stimuli such as light, noise and odors. Medications may also be used for prevention if recommended by a healthcare professional.
The most common symptoms of migraine are:
Medications to relieve migraine symptoms are:
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