Effectiveness varies from patient to patient depending on their responsiveness to medication, lifestyle and other factors. Seeking treatment is very important for sufferers. Repeated migraines alter an afflicted individual's brain chemistry, and leave the sufferer even more vulnerable to future attacks. Treatment not only helps reset this process, but also dulls or eliminates the patient's [...]
There is no definitive cure for migraines because they are still not fully understood. Modern migraine treatment either works with a patient to prevent attacks or helps the patient manage the pain. Migraines have a variety of causes and every patient responds to treatments differently. To see the kinds of treatment we offer at the [...]
There are several risk factors that increase an individuals chance of getting a migraine. Vulnerability to migraines can be genetic: 70 to 80 percent of migraine sufferers have a close family member who also has migraines. Further, children have a 50 percent chance of getting migraines if one of their parents do, and a 75 percent chance [...]
According to the International Headache Society, regular headaches are considered migraines when they bring high levels of pain, occur repeatedly, and attack anywhere beyond 4 hours.