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Migraines. By: Tyler Sabado & Matt Danielson. What is a Migraine. Migraines cause an intense pulsing or throbbing in one area of the head, usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting and extreme. Preceded by sensory warnings like flashes of light, black spots, or tingling in arms or legs.

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Migraines

Migraines

By: Tyler Sabado & Matt Danielson


What is a migraine
What is a Migraine

  • Migraines cause an intense pulsing or throbbing in one area of the head, usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting and extreme.

  • Preceded by sensory warnings like flashes of light, black spots, or tingling in arms or legs.


Cause of migraines
Cause of Migraines

  • Allergies and allergic reactions

  • Bright lights, loud noises, and certain odors or perfumes

  • Physical or emotional stress

  • Changes in sleep patterns or irregular sleep

  • Smoking or exposure to smoke

  • Skipping meals or fasting

  • Alcohol


Treatments
treatments

  • Pain-relieving medications. Also known as acute or abortive treatment, these types of drugs are taken during migraine attacks and are designed to stop symptoms that have already begun.

  • Preventive medications. These types of drugs are taken regularly, often on a daily basis, to reduce the severity or frequency of migraines.

  • Anti Inflammatory

  • Opiates

  • Ergot

  • Nausea Relievers

  • Triptans


Expected outcomes
Expected Outcomes

  • Chronic Migraines are untreatable.

  • Medications can alleviate the pain


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