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Migraine

MigraineOne of the severest forms of headache, migraine is felt as a throbbing pain at one side of the head. The condition affects 15 percent of the adult population in the UK. The severe spell of headache can rob you of quality of life. One in five women is thought to be affected by migraine.

Symptoms and Causes

Sometimes chemicals from nerve fibers surrounding the blood vessels are released due to the enlargement of these arteries, which leads to pain, inflammation and can trigger migraine attacks. Often linked to hormonal changes, migraine mostly affects women. Stress, dehydration, hormonal changes and low blood sugar levels are often linked to migraine attacks. Migraine attacks are often preceded by tingling in the arms, vomiting, flashes of light, nausea, vomiting, blind spots, irregular sleep patterns and increased sensitivity to sound and light.

Treatment

Eat healthy, stay hydrated, continue an exercise regimen and maintain proper sleeping patterns to alleviate deal with migraine attacks. Studies have shown that supplements could be beneficial to people suffering from migraine. 5-HTP, which is a naturally occurring amino acid, helps boost serotonin levels in the brain. B vitamins help limit the severity of headaches and reduce frequency of migraine attacks.