Do you often find yourself having trouble deciphering if the pain you’re feeling is just a bad headache or a migraine? Don’t worry — you aren’t alone. Headaches and migraines can be difficult to distinguish, even for practiced healthcare providers. Being a family medicine physician and migraine sufferer myself, I’ve seen the full spectrum of … Continue reading My head hurts! Is it a migraine or just a normal headache?
About 45 million Americans suffer from headaches, and 28 million of them suffer from migraines, according to the National Headache Foundation. A migraine headache causes intense throbbing and pulsing in one or more areas of the head, and usually comes with nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to sound and light. Migraines can last for hours or … Continue reading 5 migraine headache trigger foods
You might be suffering from an ophthalmic migraine. Find out what it is and how to get help. We all think of a migraine as a piercing, just-want-go-back-to-bed pain that makes the sufferer miserable. While that is the case for many patients who are living with migraines, there is a type of migraine that could … Continue reading Are jagged spots clouding your vision?