A migraine is an intense, throbbing headache (of moderate to severe pain) that may be accompanied by nausea or dizziness. A migraine can last from hours to days and is often on one side of the head. During migraines, people are very sensitive to light and sound.
Approximately 12% of the U.S. population suffers from migraines. Women are 3 times more likely to suffer from migraines than men.
Many things can trigger a migraine, including:
Anxiety, Stress, Lack of food, or sleep, Exposure to light, Hormonal changes (in women).
Medicines can help prevent migraine attacks or help relieve symptoms of attacks when they happen. For many people, treatments to relieve stress can also help.
If you feel you are suffering from migraines please call one of our conveniently located clinics so we can help you!