What is Migraine?
Migraine is characterized by a severe headache which is throbbing or pulsating in nature often referred to as splitting headache, affecting one side of the head and sometimes both and often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to external stimuli. It is has four stages namely, period of prodrome where the person experiences weakness, mood changes, neck stiffness etc., second stage is aura, which happens half an hour to an hour before the headache
starts and consists of visual disturbances like bright spots and sometime numbness and tingling in the face or upper extremities. Thirst stage is the headache attack affecting one or both sides of the head and has a throbbing and pulsating character and gradually increases in intensity, accompanied by visual disturbances like sparks, zig zag path of lights in front of eyes and nausea and vomiting. Last stage is the post-drome, where the person feels extreme weakness and sleepiness, frequency of urination can also be increased.
Types of migraine
- Migraine with aura
- Migraine without aura
- Migraine without the head pain
- Hemiplegic migraine
- Retinal migraine
- Chronic migraine
- Cluster headache
What are the causes?
- Hormonal changes
- Family history
- Sleep changes (too less or more)
- Weather changes
- Medications like oral contraceptives
- Physical exertion
- Foods of some kinds like cheese or chocolate
- Injuries to the head
- Strong external stimuli like fumes, noise, odors etc
Treatment in homeopathy?
There is a wide range of homeopathic remedies which help to cure migraines of different kinds permanently and naturally, without having any side effects on the body of the patient. Medicine is prescribed on an individual basis, keeping in mind the characteristic presentation of symptoms in each patient. The beauty of this natural system of therapeutics is that the medicine is based on the individualistic need of each and every patient, as no two persons are alike nor can be their medicines.
At best homeocare our goal is to provide the individualistic care that each patient needs, and that is what we give.