What is migraine ?

More than 10 million cases per year in India reported. Migraine attacks has a duration of 4 hours to 3 days. At least two symptoms like Occurring on one side of the head, a pulsating quality, moderate-to-severe pain, and aggravation by routine physical activity will be there. Nausea and sensitivity to light and sound are also common symptoms. Headaches are different and they don’t have a recognizable pattern as migraine attacks do.

There are several lifestyle habits that can cause the attacks.

Food allergies like oily, spicy or sour foods Stress

Food allergies like oily, spicy or sour foods Stress

Coffee or Tea

Obesity , No exercise or more Exercise

FLack of oxygen to brain

Obesity , No exercise or more Exercise

Postural problems

Constriction or even dialation of blood vessels

Chronic migraine: This refers to any migraine that triggers attacks on over 15 days of the month.

Menstrual migraine: This pattern connected to the menstrual cycle has to do with the hormone changes.

Abdominal migraine: This is a syndrome that connects migraine attacks to irregular function in the gut and abdomen. It mainly occurs in children under 14 years of age, Migraine with brainstem aura: This is a rare type of migraine that can trigger severe neurological symptoms, such as affected speech

Headache starting at the time of sunrise. With pain in the eyes and eyebrows, gradually increase in severity with the upward movement of the sun and slowely reducing by the time of sunset is called as suryapavarta, a disease produced by all the three dosha undergoing increase together.

For many people with migraine, the auras act as a warning and aura can include:

Difficulty thinking

The perception of strange, sparkling or flashing lights

Zig-zagging lines in the visual field

Blind spots or blank patches in the vision

Pins and needles in an arm or leg

Difficulty speaking

Stiffness in the shoulders, neck, or limbs

Unpleasant smell

loss of sensation

Migraine without aura

More commonly, a person will experience a migraine without any sensory disturbance leading up to the attack.

Please visit us for a free consultation. Let our Doctor identify the underlying cause. Treatment involves :

Internal medicine

External oil for the head

External treatment if necessary

Diet suggestions

Teaching Deep breathing techniques and exercises