Headaches or migraines? Don’t ignore migraine!

headaches-and-migraineHeadaches: you know! But would not you have a migraine that ignorant? If the pain that you attribute to stress, fatigue … and you’re scanning with a lot of self-medication reappear more or less regularly, maybe you suffer from migraine. The point with Doctissimo a very common disease and often undiagnosed.

How to distinguish migraine from simple headache?

Migraine is well defined and its diagnosis requires the presence of the following signs:

  • Painful attacks of 4-72 hours between which the symptoms disappear completely;
  • The pain is throbbing, which means that one has the impression that “bat” on a regular basis to the rhythm of the heartbeat, and it dominates one side of the skull;
  • The light and noise increase pain, possibly accompanied by nausea and vomiting.

If you recognize these symptoms, check with your doctor in order to accurately describe the circumstances of the appearance of your seizures, and it offers any special treatment.