Migraine Headache

Orange County Migraines


A migraine usually happens in episodes. It may affect either side of the head and there is throbbing or pulsating sensation. The pain is usually accompanied by some symptoms of migraine like nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, vomiting. It may be severe and patient can cure it at times simply by resting in a dark room.

Orange County migraines activated the headache research Society to find how do we get migraine:

* Migraine triggers can be a number of different things like stress, certain foods, exercise, bright and flickering lights, strong smells, loud noises, lack of sleep or at times even too much sleep.
* In women, hormonal changes may trigger it like during menstruation.
* Some nerves in the head which provide sensation become overactive, thereby causing blood vessels to become leaky and the brain lining becomes inflamed. As the linings is pain sensitive, headache occurs. But gradually, the inflammation subsides and the headache is resolves.

Migraines can be treated effectively with migraine medications after going through available migraine headache treatments depending on the requirements of an individual, like common painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol and codeine, and the “triptan” medications designed specifically for migraine or by using headache pillow, maintaining headache diary after consulting the headache specialist.