More than 38 million people in the United States have migraine disease. Those with chronic migraines may have 15 or more migraine days per month, interfering with daily activities. Migraines are recurring types of headaches that cause moderate to severe throbbing or pulsing pain. It is commonly caused by a trigger such as loud noise, flashing lights, smells, stress, or anxiety. Women are twice as likely to experience migraines as men.
During an onset of migraines, you may experience flashing lights, muscle weakness, intense headache, nausea and vomiting, and exhaustion. Although there are no treatments for migraines, the symptoms can be relieved and controlled with medications.
Consult with a healthcare professional for lifestyle changes and symptom management.