Desun Today : August 2016 - MIGRAINE Unbearable Pain
MIGRAINE Unbearable Pain
In today’s world where the lifestyle is changing and getting so fast that some of our problems are increasing day-by-day. Migraine is one of the problem which really hampers daily lifestyle.
Do you know ?
- It is a primary headache disorder
- The headaches affect one half of the head
- It accompanies nausea and disturbed vision
- It may be caused by changes in brainstem
- Migraine occurs due to imbalances in brain chemicals like serotonin. But, research is going on regarding serotonin
SYMPTOMS OF MIGRAINE
- Neck stiffness
- Visual disturbances
- Difficulty in speaking
- Weakness or numbness in the face
- Limb weakness
COMPLICATIONS FROM MIGRAINE
If the pain lasts for 15 or more days a month for more than three months, then it can be known as chronic migraine.
Severe migraine attacks that last for longer than three days are known as Status migrainosus
PERSISTENT AURA WITHOUT INFARCTION
An aura goes away after the migraine attack, but sometimes aura lasts for more than one week afterward.
Aura symptoms that last longer than one hour can signal a loss of blood supply to an area of the brain (stroke), and should be evaluated.
CAUSES OF MIGRAINE
- Migraine occurs due to environmental and genetic factors
- Changing of hormone levels in women
- Food additives
- Mood changes
- Changes in wake-sleep pattern
TREATMENT OF MIGRAINE
Initially recommended treatment is with simple pain medication. But it is always advisable to take the opinion of physician to avoid any such complications.
After taking the detail history about headache ,a Neurologist will thoroughly examine the patient’s condition and determine the appropriate procedure alongwith required medical examination at DESUN Hospital, all under one roof. The advantage at DESUN is that a patient doesn’t have to wait 2-3 days for reports to come from other places.
Desun Hospital has highly developed state-of-the-art infrastructure combining specialist doctors from 28 Medical Departments under one roof. It also has 94 ICU beds with one dedicated ventilator for each bed. Along with Steel OTs, where all the walls are made of medical grade steel to prevent infection.