Migraine is a chronic episodic primary headache disorder. The symptoms typically last 4-72 hours, and can be fierce. The pain is often one-sided, throbbing, worse on exertion and is accompanied by symptoms such as nausea and hypersensitivity to light, sound or smell. An aura occurs in approximately 25% of patients, usually just before, but sometimes after the headache. The diagnosis is made clinically. Treatment is with triptans, dihydroergotamine, antiemetics, and…

September 3, 2018

What are Migraine Headaches

May 17, 2016

Migraine headaches can be the result of distinct changes inside the brain, leading to severe head pain that is accompanied by sensitivity to light, smells, and sound. Common symptoms of migraine headaches are: Nausea Eye Pain Sensitivity to sound and light Vomiting Severe pain in the head, that usually affects on the side of the head that people describe as pounding. Although other headaches can cause severe pain, these headaches…


What are Cluster Headaches?

February 12, 2016

Cluster headaches are a type of a headache that recurs over a period time. Individuals who suffer from cluster headaches can experience one to three episodes per day. These headaches typically occur during a period, known as a cluster period. Cluster headaches can last from two weeks to three must. People who have cluster headaches can get them at the same time of year, such as spring and fall. A…