Today, Dr. Duangkamol Sirichaowawat was honored to give knowledge about Migraine. Migraine is a chronic headache that is common in all genders and ages, but the most common age is working and school age. The disease is more common in women than men. Each headache is quite severe, which can affect lifestyle. The cause is unclear, but it is speculated that genetic and exogenous factors have a common effect on chemicals in the brain, because headaches that follow, also known as migraines.
The difference between a simple headache and a migraine is Normal headaches are pain in both temples, occipital pain, and shoulder pain, which is muscle headaches. While migraines are pain in only one side of the head and not necessarily pain on one side, there may be alternating left and right examinations. The pain is severe because nausea, vomiting, loud noises, and bright sunlight will make the headache even more intense.
Some common migraine triggers includ hormone changes, stress, skipping meals, foods, loud noises, bright lights, and strong smells, monosodium glutamate. Therefore, people with migraines are more susceptible to triggers than normal people due to genetic factors involved, which patients need to monitor themselves and avoid triggers.