I was apparently transferred to a larger hospital when they realized this was no migraine.
migraine drugs fall into two categories: preventive and abortive.
To tell a migraine from a tension-type headache, remember POUND.
Along with the mental pain, a migraine sufferer also often must cope with the consequences of depression.
If four or five of these factors are present, a migraine is much more likely.
She now declared herself excessively tired by her morning ride, and martyr, besides, to a migraine.
One day, when migraine was worse, they had recourse to the musical glasses.
On the other hand I have never seen any lasting effect on the so-called sick headache or migraine.
The second fact relates to the clinical history of migraine.
The same individual finds the odor of food beautiful when hungry, pleasant when full-fed, and unendurable when he has migraine.
late 14c., megrim, from Old French migraigne (13c.), from vulgar pronunciation of Late Latin hemicrania "pain in one side of the head, headache," from Greek hemikrania, from hemi- "half" + kranion "skull" (see cranium). The Middle English form was re-spelled 1777 on the French model. Related: Migrainous.
migraine mi·graine (mī'grān')
A severe recurring headache, usually affecting only one side of the head, that is characterized by sharp pain and is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and visual disturbances. Also called hemicrania, megrim, sick headache.
A severe recurring headache, usually affecting only one side of the head, that is characterized by sharp, throbbing pain and is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light, and visual disturbances. Vasodilation in the brain causes inflammation that results in pain, but the exact cause of migraine is unknown.