Migraine headache is a result of specific changes within brain. It causes severe head pain that is often accompanied by sensitivity to light, sound, or smells.

Common symptoms of migraine are:

  • Eye pain
  • Sensitivity to light or sound
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Severe pain usually on one side of the head that some individuals describe as pounding.

Factors that trigger migraineMigraines2

  • The normal hormone fluctuations which occur with regular menstrual cycles may predispose some women to experience migraine headaches.
  • Some types of oral contraceptives can trigger migraines
  • Various foods such as Red wines, aged cheese, preservatives used in smoked meats, monosodium glutamate, artificial sweeteners, Chocolate,dairy products
  • Oversleeping
  • Alcohol beverages
  • Stress
  • Exposure to strong stimuli such as bright lights, loud noises, or strong smells