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Headaches: you know! But do you not a migraine without knowing it? If the pain you attribute to stress, fatigue … and you are scanning with a lot of self-medication reappear more or less regularly, perhaps you suffer from migraine.
7 million French people would be affected by this disease, and among them one in five women. Read the rest of this entry »
Momentum’s the pounding pain from the occipital approach. With each heartbeat, he roars and more slowly spreading over the entire skull. Another time he pulls up from the temples to be like a thunderstorm in the nerve head to unload on all sides. Every movement causes pain then that is increasing by the minute. When they were barbed wire pulled through the brain, then describe their anguish or suffering, but the head was wedged in a Schaub floor, which will more firmly drawn. Most affected will then help only one thing: absolute silence. They retreat alone, close the curtains and keeping bed rest. Read the rest of this entry »
Migraine is a particular form of headache (headache). It is manifested by seizures that can last from several hours to several days. The frequency of attacks varies greatly from one person to another, ranging from several attacks per week in a crisis a year or less.
Migraine differs from headache “ordinary”, including its duration, intensity and various other symptoms. Thus, a migraine attack often begins with pain of one side of the head or located near an eye. The pain is often perceived as pulsations in the cranium, and is exacerbated by light and noise (and sometimes smell). Migraine can also be accompanied by nausea and vomiting.
Surprising characteristic in 10% to 30% of cases, migraine attacks are preceded by physiological events that includes the name of aura. Auras are essentially visual disturbances which may take the form of flashes of light, brightly colored lines or a temporary loss of sight. These symptoms disappear within an hour. Now comes the headache.
Migraine affects about 12% of adults, with women being affected three times more than men 39. A recent study found that 26% of Canadian women had migraine, 38 the frequency of attacks is very variable. Migraine is also widespread among children and adolescents (5% to 10%), with whom she is often under diagnosed. Read the rest of this entry »
What is it?
Not all headaches are migraines and not all occur with migraine headaches. The headache or headache is one of the most common forms of pain. Although its cause is unknown, the pain that occurs due to dilation of the arteries located in the skull.
A migraine headache is a recurrent, throbbing and intense that usually affects one side of the head, although it can affect both. The pain starts suddenly and may be preceded or accompanied by visual symptoms, neurological and gastrointestinal.
Although migraine can begin at any age, generally begins in people between 10 and 30 years of age. Sometimes it goes away after 50 and is more common in women than in men. Taking into account that more than 50 percent of migraine sufferers have relatives who also suffer, it is anticipated that the trend may be genetically transmitted. In general, the pain of migraine is more severe than the headaches tension. Read the rest of this entry »