Migraine Treatments

The following medicines are licensed, safe and effective migraine treatments available in the UK.

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About Migraine

What is Migraine?

Migraine is more than “just a headache”. It is a complex neurological condition, which can affect the whole body and can result in many symptoms starting as an uncomfortable and sometimes debilitating condition that usually begins as a headache with throbbing at the front or on the side of the head.

As the migraine develops, the location of the pain may change and become more intense. Don’t let migraines ruin your day, order your treatment today.

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How common is Migraine?

Migraine is the most common neurological condition; it affects people of all ages, social classes, races and cultures.

Migraine is the most common neurological condition in the developed world. It is more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined – eight million people in the UK have migraine.

All people who suffer from migraines are more likely to experience it between the ages of 20–50 years.

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Causes of Migraine

What triggers a migraine is very individual to each person, there is no specific known cause for migraine. Once a migraine is triggered it starts misfiring neurotransmitters in the brain which set in place a chain reaction causing the symptoms of migraine.

Triggers can include:

  • 1) Emotional and physical stress
  • 2) Diet/food
  • 3) Environmental or hormonal triggers

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Symptoms of Migraine

Common symptoms include:

  • 1) Intense throbbing headache, often on one side of the head only
  • 2) Visual disturbances (blind spots, distorted vision, flashing lights or zigzag patterns)
  • 3) Increased sensitivity to light (photophobia), sounds (phonophobia) and smells (osmophobia)

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Available treatments

Available treatments for Migraine:

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Lifestyle advice

The first stage of helping yourself is by understanding your migraine.

It is recommended you keep a diary to try to identify your trigger factors.

You may find that a pattern emerges, and by making a few minor changes to your diet and/or lifestyle, you can reduce the severity and/or frequency of your attacks.

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