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10 Shocking Facts About Migraine


Many people are often disrupted by migraine attacks. But probably not many people know the important things associated with migraine, including what therapies are most appropriate to ease it.Knowing the things associated with migraine may help overcome the symptoms experienced by migraine. About important matters relating to any migraine?Here are 10 surprising facts about migraine as quoted from MSNHealth:

1. Make notes on matters related to the migraine who never experienced
Make a note of the time began to develop migraines quite important. Notes can be done about what happened before the migraine, food and beverages consumed over 24 hours earlier, and the menstrual cycle. It can help to determine the trigger migraines experienced.

2. Exercise can prevent migraines
According to new research, exercise, physical activity, and relaxation on a regular basis can help prevent migraine attacks.Study participants who exercised for 40 minutes, three times per week has decreased migraine symptoms. Experts believe sweating can reduce stress hormones that trigger headaches.The new results have been published in the journal Cephalalgia.

3. Migraines can be associated with menstruation
The hormones that control the menstrual cycle also contribute to migraines. Many women begin to experience migraines when they had a first menstrual period or when it started to become pregnant, and subside after menopause. Hormones in oral contraceptives are also frequently change the severity and frequency of migraines.

4. Migraine treatment can cause headaches
When taking pain medication more than three times per week to treat migraines, maybe it can cause headaches. Finally, can experience chronic migraine which took several weeks to subside after stopping taking the drug.

5. Migraine can be predicted
Most people experience early warning signs of an impending attack. Taste like weird food cravings, mood swings, and uncontrollable yawning may occur up to 24 hours before the migraine attack. One in five migraine sufferers will experience sensory symptoms known as aura. The aura may include flashing lights, spots, numbness, or a sensation like lightning.

6. Antidepressants can help improve mood
Antidepressant drugs may cause changes in brain chemistry that can reduce the risk of migraine, even if not depressed or stressed.

7. Migraine headaches can occur without
If you have a migraine aura like symptoms but no throbbing head pain, it may still include migraine. Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and constipation. Some experts have suggested a variety of signs that are not obvious cause, such as fever, dizziness, or pain can be symptoms of headache without migraine.

8. Migraine associated with 3 types of food
Many foods can trigger migraines, but there are three common causes. One is food that contains nitrates, including hot dogs and meat. Tyramine in cheese, fish and soy products can trigger a migraine. Monosodium glutamate (MSG), a flavor enhancer in a broth, soup, and fast food, can also trigger migraines. Avoiding these foods may help prevent migraine attacks.

9. There is no specific cure for migraine
Specific drugs for migrin does not exist. But doctors can manage the condition and reduce the impact of migraine that we experienced. Most people use two approaches, namely to act quickly to stop the migraine medication, and lifestyle changes and preventive medicine to prevent migraine attacks next.

10. Botox and massage can be a treatment for migraine
Development of migraine treatment, including stimulating the nerves in the brain, with the botulism toxin injections, craniosacral therapy, or massage gently on the neck, head, and spine. Several treatment approaches can help relieve migraine symptoms experienced.

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  1. January 28, 2012 at 7:46 pm

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