Migraines are intense headaches with additional symptoms like nausea, sensitivity to light/sound, lasting from hours to days. They’re a neurological disorder linked to brain chemistry/nerve activity, impacting daily life. Women and those with family histories are more prone. Treatment includes meds, lifestyle changes, and non-pharmacological therapies for symptom management/prevention.
Migraine Treatment Guidelines are recommendations created by healthcare professionals based on scientific evidence to help diagnose, manage, and prevent migraines. They offer a standardized approach to treatment that is tailored to individual needs, including medication, lifestyle changes, and non-pharmacological therapies. The focus is on improving effectiveness, minimizing adverse effects, and reducing healthcare costs. Following these guidelines ensures patients receive the most effective and up-to-date migraine treatment options available.
The exact cause of migraines is not fully understood, but they are believed to be related to changes in brain chemistry and nerve activity.
Migraines can affect anyone, but they are more common in women and people with a family history of migraines.
In addition to the headache, symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound, and blurred vision.
Treatment for migraines may include medication, lifestyle changes, and non-pharmacological therapies aimed at managing symptoms and preventing future attacks.
Currently, there is no cure for migraines, but with proper management and treatment, many people are able to reduce the frequency and severity of their attacks.