What is Migraine Treatment?

Migraine is one of the diseases that reduces the quality of life and limits activities of daily living. Pain is one of the most common symptoms of this common disease. This pain, which starts in the nape, temple or around the eyes, may worsen with movement, may progress with a throbbing character, and accompanying nausea, vomiting, discomfort to light and sound may occur.

Headache, which progresses in attacks in migraine, occurs more than fifteen days a month within three months, each pain lasts at least 4 hours and if migraine-type pain is experienced at least 8 days a month, this is defined as “chronic migraine”.

In Migraine Treatment, treatment is planned depending on the frequency and severity of the person’s headaches and other accompanying medical conditions.

Medicines used in the treatment of migraine help to eliminate pain during headache attacks or to stop accompanying symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, or to control the frequency of frequent headache attacks.

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What Are Migraine Symptoms?

Migraine attacks usually begin between the ages of 20 and 30, but headache attacks may occur during childhood or adolescence. A migraine attack can have four phases: prodrome, aura, headache, and postdrome periods. Not all stages may be encountered in every migraine attack. Prodrome A day or two before the headache starts, patients may notice small changes that warn of an impending migraine attack:
  • Constipation
  • Mood changes, pessimism, restlessness
  • Request to Eat
  • Neck stiffness
  • Increased thirst and urination
  • Frequent yawning
Aura Most patients experience attacks without aura. Neurological disorders may be experienced before or after pain in patients with aura. Patients in attacks with aura; They may experience problems such as weakness in their sense of touch (sensory), speech disorder, visual disturbances, numbness or tingling. Attack Untreated migraine attacks can last from 4 to 72 hours, although it varies from person to person. Attacks can be rare, or they can happen a few times a month or a week. During the patient’s migraine attack; may experience throbbing heartbeat, nausea – vomiting, light – sound and even extreme sensation to touch, blurred vision, dizziness and in some cases fainting. Postdrome (post attack) After the postdrome (post-attack), the patient feels exhausted, exhausted and somewhat relieved. The patient within 24 hours; may experience weakness, dizziness, restlessness, sensitivity to light and sound.

Causes of Migraine

Migraine; Although the exact cause is not known, it is known that genetic or environmental factors play a role. Imbalances in brain chemicals, including serotonin, are thought to cause attacks.

During migraine attacks, some chemicals that cause pain are secreted in the meninges and this causes migraine pain to occur. Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is one of the important chemical transmitters involved in migraine pain.