Üsküdar University NPİSTANBUL Brain Hospital Neurology Specialist Dr. Celal Şalçini evaluated migraine and migraine pain. What is migraine? What are the symptoms of migraine? What are the causes of migraine? There is a cure for migraine! What is good for a migraine attack?
Migraine, which is defined as "a type of severe headache that is often unilateral and throbbing," occurs three times more in women than in men. Stating that nausea and vomiting can accompany migraine, experts also state that the feeling of discomfort against sound and light is intense. Experts warn that stress, lodos, chocolate, fermented beverages and foods, insomnia and sometimes excessive sleep can trigger migraine attacks.
Üsküdar University NPİSTANBUL Brain Hospital Neurology Specialist Dr. Celal Şalçini evaluated migraine and migraine pain.
Nausea and vomiting may accompany migraine.
Complementing migraine as "a severe type of headache that is often one-sided and throbbing," Dr. Celal Şalçini, “Nausea and vomiting may accompany migraine, and the feeling of discomfort against sound and light is intense. It can last from a few hours to a few days and can seriously disrupt activities of daily living. Some people may have warning symptoms, which we call a pre-pain aura. The most common of these are visual impairment, numbness on one side of the face, difficulty in speaking. Sometimes, after the aura, which we call 'silent migraine', there may be migraine attacks that are not accompanied by a migraine attack.” he said.
What are the causes of migraine?
Talking about the causes of migraine, Dr. Celal Şalçini said, “Although the main cause of migraine is unknown, it is obvious that it is related to genetic burden. Stress, cold weather, chocolate, fermented beverages and foods, insomnia and sometimes excessive sleep, exposure to bright light can trigger migraine attacks. warned.
It can be seen more in women
Stating that the leading risk factors for migraine are family history and gender, Dr. Celal Şalçini said that migraine is observed three times more in women than in men.
Noting that wind and climate changes can trigger migraine attacks, Dr. Celal Şalçini, "Although the exact cause is unknown, pressure changes are thought to affect the receptors in the brain." said.
There are two types of treatment for migraine.
Stating that there are two types of treatment depending on the frequency and severity of migraine, Dr. Celal Şalçini said, “The first is the treatment given when there is pain, which we call attack treatment, and the second is the preventive treatment that we call prophylaxis to be used every day without pain. The difficulty of this treatment is that the patient needs to use medication every day, with or without pain. During the preventive treatment, attack treatment is also performed. Recently, treatments containing monoclonal antibodies have also shown success.” he said.