What are the symptoms of Migraine Headaches?
While the symptoms of migraine headaches vary depending on each individual, the most common signs and symptoms of a migraine headache include:
Throbbing or pulsing in one or multiple sides of the head
Sensitivity to light and sound
While some people only experience a migraine headache once in a while, for others, migraine headaches can be debilitating.
What are the most common causes of Migraine Headaches?
The exact cause of migraine headaches is not fully understood. Many researchers believe that a migraine can be caused by a change in hormone levels in the brain.
Common triggers for Migraines include:
Lack of sleep / excessive sleep
Foods containing aspartame or MSG
What treatments are available for Migraine Headaches?
Treatment for Migraine Headaches at Alleviate includes personalized treatment plans designed by our expert staff. In the treatment of migraines, a patient will be fully assessed and treatment will depend on the severity, frequency and other symptoms experienced.
Medications to help relieve pain may be recommended. Patients who experience frequent migraines may benefit from beta-blockers to reduce the frequency and severity of headaches. Keeping a migraine diary can also be helpful.
What do I do next?
The first step in treating your Migraine Headaches is to make an appointment to see a Pain Specialist and to learn your Migraine treatment options. At Alleviate we have doctors who specialize in the treatment of Migraines.