What are migraines?
Migraines are headaches. The pain of a migraine can range from moderate to severe and throbbing, often along with nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound. The pain may be limited to one side of the head. They generally last between four and 72 hours. Many migraine sufferers experience symptoms called “auras” that signal a migraine is coming on.
What can trigger a migraine?
Many things can trigger a migraine, e.g., hormone changes, foods, smells, hunger, tension relief after stressful events, and stressful situations.
How can my doctor know if my headache is a migraine?
Usually, your doctor can tell that your headache is a migraine by asking you specific questions and giving you an exam. Sometimes, your doctor may suggest you get special x-rays or other tests to be sure.
How are migraines treated?
Many different treatments are available. Dr. Jehangir will help you find the best treatment for you. One of the treatments we currently offer at Lotus to treat migraines is:
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If you have been having migraine headaches (or believe your headaches could be migraines), Lotus can help. To request an appointment, contact Lotus at (512) 716-0971 or use the form below.