Migraines are caused by an imbalance of a chemical
in your body. When the chemical is high, your
blood veins shrink, but you dont feel
any pain from that. When the chemical is low,
your blood veins swell, and cause pressure that
can build up. Migraines are like head aches,
Just about anything can set off a migraine,
light, sound, smells, and even some foods. When
a migraine is about to hit you, there are very
few ways to know. One way is through a premonition,
which is where you feel weak, depressed or down,
or reversed, where you find yourself with a
sudden burst of energy.
Another way is called an aura, auras usually
last about twenty minutes and can last through
a migraine. Auras can be painful too and can
cause you to be irritable and moody. Auras can
also affect your vision for a small period of
time, making it weaker, and even taking away
your peripheral vision all together.
Migraines can get to be so bad in someone that
they may have to seek out medical help. There
are both over the counter drugs and prescription
drugs that are used to help with migraines.
Over the counter drugs include Tylenol, Advil,
Aspirin, Motrin, and a few others.
Migraines are to be taken very seriously due
to the fact that they can become dangerous for
those who get them constantly. Every time you
get a migraine there is pressure from the blood
veins in your head. If the pressure gets to
being too high, then a vein could bust and cause
Some things that make migraines almost unbearable
are light, sound, motion, smells, and even some
colors. Migraines dont go on a schedule
either, and they can occur during the worst
times such as at work, or at home when you have
kids who need to be fed and watched after.
You cant let migraines rule your life.
There is medication, and for those who have
extremely painful reoccurring migraines there
is professional help as well.
A special type of sunglasses exists to help
with migraines, and there are other treatments