Migraines are severe headaches that are often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, light and noise sensitivity, and can last from hours to days.
How & Why Migraine Headaches Develop
There is no exact cause of why migraines occur is unknown, although it is believed they are a result of inherited abnormalities in certain areas of the brain. There may be a relationship to genetic causes since individuals can inherit the tendency to be affected by certain migraine triggers, such as change in weather, bright lights, and fatigue. Some common triggers of migraines include stress, chemical sensitivities, weather changes, caffeine, sleep pattern changes, and excessive fatigue.
Some of the most common symptoms of migraines include:
• Severe headache
• Light sensitivity
• Noise sensitivity
• Blurred vision
• Loss of appetite
• Warm or cold sensations
• Bright flashing dots or lights
• Blind spots
Accurate diagnosis of the source of pain is important to successfully treat migraines. Orlando Pain & Spine Center can provide you with a diagnosis, which begins with:
• Thorough clinical evaluation
• Complete medical history, analysis of your symptoms, and physical examination
• TREATMENT OPTIONS START WITH PROPER DIAGNOSIS AND INCLUDE: medications, Botox injections, Nerve blocks