A migraine is a severe headache at the front or side of the head and is usually characterised by a "throbing" or "banging". Sufferers can feel nauseous, vomit and have increased sensitivity to light and sound. Migraines can be very disruptive to a persons life.
Migraine affects one in five women and one in fifteen men. People usually start getting migraines when they are young adults and can be frequent or occasional.
There are different types of migraines; with aura, without aura and aura without headaches. If your symptoms become extremely severe and include; paralysis, slurred speech, blinding pain and temperature you must go to hospital quickly. Causes are poorly understood but certain "triggers" such as; stress, tiredness and some foods have been found to cause migraine. Avoiding these "triggers" can prevent migraines. Lying or sleeping in a darkened room helps some sufferers.
A migraine cannot be cured but the pain can be eased by using pain killers, triptans and anti - emetics. Triptans are known to be very effective at the onet of migraine and a range are stocked here at Simply Meds Online.