Migraine is a severe, painful headache that is often preceded or accompanied by sensory warning signs such as :

  • Flashes of light
  • Blind spots
  • Tingling in the arms and legs
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Increased sensitivity to light and sound.

Migraine triggers with :

  • Allergies and allergic reactions
  • Bright lights, loud noises, and certain odors or perfumes
  • Physical or emotional stress
  • Changes in sleep patterns
  • Smoking, Skipping meals or fasting
  • Alcohol, Menstrual cycle fluctuations, birth control pills, hormone fluctuations during menopause onset
  • Foods such as chocolate, nuts, peanut butter, avocado, banana, citrus, onions, dairy products, and fermented or pickled foods.

It is diagnosed by physicians by looking at family medical history and check the patient for the symptoms.Tests such as electroencephalography (EEG), computed tomography (CT)& magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may also be performed to rule out other organic causes of headache. Countary to what people think, Migranine is potenially treatable disorder with some simple precautions and proper treatment as advociated by your doctor.

At Dr Prabhjeet’s Neuro Centre a special program is designed to screen the patients of Migraine and its treatment. Patient is properly guided about the precautions to be taken to minimize the disease with very minimal medication. Special dietician is appointed to help patient to make dietary changes and manage the disease.

Tips for Migraine

  • Take medicine regularly
  • Do not stop or change medicine without consulting your doctor.
  • A regular follow-up is essential.
  • Avoid triggers