How to Deal with Migraines?

  • How to Deal with Migraines?

The cause of migraine yet needs a scientific explanation. But, the studies say that the migraines in an individual are caused due to the chemical changes occuring in the body. There is a chemical which is secreted in the body known as serotonin. This chemical is responsible for governing the moods levels of a person.

Serotonin Levels in the body

When the level of serotonin is high in an individual, the blood vessels in his body can get constricted. And when the levels of serotonin fall below the normal it can cause the blood vessels to get dilated. When the levels of serotonin get altered causing the blood vessels in an individual to either get dilated or constricted, there are a lot of chances for a person to develop migraines.

There are many things which can alter the levels of serotonin present in the body. Some of the conditions that can alter the serotonin levels in the body are hormones, blood sugar levels or even diet.

The pain a person experiences due to migraines can be very severe and intense. People experiencing migraine headaches often are in a state of unbearable pain. Migraine headaches can affect the normal day to day activities of a person.

Some of the Symptoms of Migraine headaches can be Outlined in the following ways

  • Symptoms worsen with movement

  • Tender scalp

  • Light headed

  • Still or tender neck

  • Feeling cold or sweating

  • Stuffy nose

  • Confusion

  • Feeling tired

  • Bothered by light,odours, noise

  • Changes in the way one sees or having a blurred sight or vision

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Intense throbbing or dull aching pain

What is the treatment available for Migraines?

However there is no proper treatment available for migraines. The intesity of the pain one is bearing can certainly be lowered. A lot of people use pain killers in order to lower their levels of pain. There are many alternative therapiers such as massage therapy, accupuncture, aromatherapy, yoga and meditation which can help to soothe one’s pain to a large extent. One can turn to the natural therapies in order to deal with one’s migraines.

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