Headache and Migraine

Migraine is a neurological condition that causes intense and recurring headaches. Consult a neurologist near you if a headache is frequent and is accompanied by any of the symptoms mentioned below.

Some of the migraine causes include

  • Changes in hormones, especially in females
  • Psychological factors like Stress, Anxiety, Depression, shock, etc
  • Insufficient sleep and tiredness
  • High intake of caffeine and alcohol
  • Medication like sleeping pills, contraceptive pills, etc. can also lead to migraine
  • Strong Smells, closed rooms, smoking, etc. can also trigger migraine
  • Genetic or Family History

Common Symptoms

Common symptoms of migraine include

  • Pain on one side of the head (left or right), front or back, temples
  • Nausea
  • Frequent Vomiting
  • Difficulty in speaking
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Sensitivity to light and sound
  • Eye pain
  • Low in energy
  • Loud Sounds

How to Prevent It

  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Eat a balanced diet that includes fruits, vegetables, pulses, nuts, dairy products, etc
  • Avoid food that triggers migraine
  • Exercise daily