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sepi

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Headache vs migraine
« on: June 25, 2012, 08:38:29 AM »
How to over come the migraine, since i am working more than 8 hours in computer i feeel more head pain.Could migraine be triggered due to strain of eyes or any other eye problem?Is there any permanent treatment of migraine? Wat are the symptoms and how can we differentiate migrane and headache?

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Re: Headache vs migraine
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2012, 10:29:17 AM »
Headaches are very common ills.Every headache is not migraine. But, migraine headaches are the most "misdiagnosed" and "over diagnosed" headache.The causes for headaches are varied.Some of the common causes are
-Decreased vision
-High blood pressure
-Brain tumors
-Tension
-Lack of sleep
-Heat
-Dehydration
-Fever
-Sinusitis
-Meningitis
-Aneurysm
-Glaucoma
Migraines is also a common type of headache occur with the symptoms nausea,vomiting and sensitivity to light.It may also triggered by
-Stress
-Skipping of meals
-Menstrual periods
-Fatigue
-Changes in normal sleep
-Changing weather
-Some specific foods(preservatives in food&food addictives such as nitrates)
-Sweating
-Neck pain
-Blurred vision
There is no specific cure for migraine headaches. The goal is to prevent symptoms by avoiding or changing the triggers.

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Re: Headache vs migraine
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2012, 10:19:58 AM »
The best ways to prevent Migraine headache are:
- Wear appropriate glasses (if vision is less)
- Avoid Cheese, coffee, chocolate
- Never miss breakfast and always eat at the proper time
- Sleep well
- Avoid spending too much time in the heat / sunlight
- Do not smoke or consume excess alcohol
- Avoid strong smells or perfumes
- Avoid food laced with monosodium glutamate
- Do not stay hungry for long periods
- Stay away from bright or dazzling lights.

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Re: Headache vs migraine
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2012, 09:54:32 AM »
Thank you so much for the useful information.For me this is very useful including my family is also suffering from migraine every month.

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Re: Headache vs migraine
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2012, 08:32:46 PM »
Hello, for my headaches i always take relpax. what do you take?

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Re: Headache vs migraine
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2012, 04:03:23 AM »
I always take aspirin for my headache but sometimes it doesnt work that much so i take advil too

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Re: Headache vs migraine
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2013, 12:01:09 PM »
Hello,
Well i think migrane and headache their is lots of difference as in migraine victim face faintness and blackout when it attack And in
headache only parts of head like forehead and eyebrows are paining..