Migraine Headaches

WHAT ARE MIGRAINES?

Migraines are recurring headaches which can be severe and distressing. The best way to diagnose migraines is to see a neurologist.

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Symptoms

Migraines are often throbbing headaches, associated with nausea or vomiting, and sensitivity to light. An ‘aura’, which may occur before the migrainous headache commences, may consist of flashing lights or altered perception.

Treatment

Modern treatment options for migraine include:

  • Medications
  • Botox injections around the head and neck
  • Occipital nerve stimulation


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