Migraine is not just a headache. It is a neurological disorder that presents as a severe form of headache which is difficult to treat with medicines at times. Migraines are the primary cause of recurrent episodes of headache which are unilateral with localized or radiating pain. It may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light. In most cases, the migraine happens through stress. Although there are many causative factors, the major reason for migraines is stress.
Case of the migraine
Let us look into a case of migraine that presents headache, nausea, and vomiting. The conventional line of treatment along with alternative therapy is very efficient in treating migraine. We are going to discuss a case of a lady aged 46 years of age having a problem with migraine and how she recovered from it
Here are the symptoms of migraine suffered by the patient
She came up with the symptoms of migraine in 2011. The symptoms were quite severe which ended in nausea and vomiting. The patient has to throw up every evening to feel better. She had a headache daily which lasted for 2 hours in the afternoon. The symptoms of migraine were as follows:-Pain at Rt sided occiput -Heaviness of forehead -Heaviness of eyes -Drowsy -Nausea -Vomiting
Etiology of causes of migraine
The exact pathophysiology is unclear in cases of migraine. However, the research is advanced now. Earlier, it was believed that migraine is caused by dilation of blood vessels. But now, we understand that migraine is more due to a neurological disorder that causes the condition and dilation of blood vessels and there is some problem in the brain chemistry and the neurotransmitters.
The main causes behind migraineStress Genetics Poor eating habits Poor sleeping habits Weather changes Hormonal changes Certain food and beverages like alcohol and nicotine Caffeine headaches Gastric headaches
Diagnostic test is done by the patient suffering from migraine
MRI : Brain
A small cluster of aberrant vessels involving right paramedian aspect of superior vermin: More likely to be DVA (developmental venous anomaly) than AVM (Arteriovenous malformation)
Treatment for migraine
Migraine does not give any warning signal where you can just pip in a painkiller before the attack steps in. You need to make sure to take preventative therapy in the form of natural therapy that can help in the long run in reducing the attacks. Choosing preventative therapy along with conventional doses of treatment can work wonders. Slowly and steadily, you can taper down the dose of conventional or allopathy treatment and completely switch to homeopathy or Ayurveda
In addition to this, it is important to raise awareness about migraines. If you are struggling with migraines, remember that you are not alone. There are many migraine management programs that work as an efficient tool to reduce the impact of migraine. Migraine can affect the quality of life and needs special care to treat it. It can interfere with your daily activities which can be a hurdle for you.
Start with a migraine management program with a professional who can help you recover from it