What is a Migraine? How can we help?

A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. Migraine attacks can last for hours to days, and the pain can be so severe that it interferes with your daily activities. Migraines share many symptoms with Cluster Headaches.


Migraines, which often begin in childhood, adolescence, or early adulthood, can progress through four stages: prodrome, aura, attack, and post-drome. Not everyone who has migraines goes through all stages. 


There's currently no cure for migraines, although several treatments are available to help ease the symptoms.

It may take time to work out the best treatment for you. You may need to try different types or combinations of medicines before you find the most effective ones. If you find you cannot manage your migraines using over-the-counter medicines, your GP may prescribe something stronger. 


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