Health & Lifestyle

Know How To Fight With Migraine Headache

Ritam Dutta
29 Jun 2017
Read Time : 10 mins
Know How To Fight With Migraine Headache

Migraine is such a typical type of headache which comes back repetitively. The word “Migraine” has came from Greek word  “Hemicrania”. It means “half-skull”. In medical terminology of Anatomy, the word “hemi” means “half” and “crania” means “skull” of a human body. Generally migraine headache affect half of skull of human anatomy. The pain may prolong few hours to couple of days. And in a larger aspect the pain spreads full skull gradually.

Different Stages of Migraine:

Generally there are three stages of migraine from nominal to acute level. In medicine, the first stage is called as prodrome, is an early sign or symptom (or set of signs and symptoms), which often indicate the onset of a disease before more diagnostically specific signs and symptoms develop.
The second stage is termed as pain phase of migraine. The pain intensifies at a faster rate. The last stage is very acute, called postdrome. This stage actually comes after 24 hours of earlier stage. In such case, patient undergoes hangover and pain further intensifies.

Cause of Migraine:

There are mainly two causes of migraine. Firstly, genetically and secondly work stress.

Symptoms of Migraine:

The most common symptoms of a migraine attack include throbbing headache, sensitivity to light and noise, nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick) and lethargy (lack of energy).

Remedy of Migraine:

  • Headache and migraine pain are often due to poor blood flow. Peppermint oil helps to open and close the vessels that promote flow in forehead.
  • Disciplined food habit and adequate sleep.
  • Yoga, Pranayam, Meditation controls acute migraine pain.
  • Use sunglass or safety measures under scorching sunlight.
  • If above remedies doesn’t solve the issue then you are kindly advised for doctors consultation.