Migraine, a headache disorder, affects the lives of millions of people around the world. According to the estimation of the world health organization, globally the occurrence of headache disorder among adults is more than 50%. Migraine is the third most ubiquitous disease of the world, more than 1 billion (100 crores) people in the world are living with migraine. India solely registers more than 10 million (1 crore) cases of migraine every year. High prevalence of migraine among youth have been noticed for a few years. Most of the people in the world do not take appropriate treatment for headaches and underestimate the seriousness of headaches, many of them are unaware that they have migraine. Allopathy and Ayurveda both treat migraine differently, allopathy treats migraine with several medications but it doesn’t cure migraine permanently, whereas, on another side, it has been seen that Ayurveda cured migraine disorder of many people by bringing some lifestyle changes.
What is a migraine?
A severe headache that mainly affects one side of the head is a headache disorder, commonly known as migraine. Migraine mainly occurs due to the high exposure to light and sound. High emotional stress can also be the cause of migraine. Migraine headaches directly impact the nervous system of our body. People with migraine headaches may feel pinging, nausea, and visual problems while having a migraine attack. The categorization of migraine is divided into 2 parts that are classical migraine and common migraine, these two categories of migraine contain many subcategories or types.
The major types of migraine include-
Migraine with aura begins with initial symptoms of vision problems, before the half to one hour of migraine headache, vision problem including flashy waves, floaters, wavy lines, short blindness or complete temporary blindness occurs to humans. Migraine creates vision problems in both eyes before the headache.
Migraine without aura is also known as common migraine, it begins with severe to moderate headaches and mainly occurs due to our routine activity.
Abdominal migraine is majorly prevalent among children between the age of 5 to 9 years, but abdominal migraine can also affect adults. Headache doesn’t arise in this category of migraine. The common symptoms of abdominal migraine are nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, and puking.
Retinal migraine predominantly occurs in people between the age of 20 years to 30 years. Around a half-hour before of retinal migraine headache, people experience vision problem in one eye that includes scintillations, floaters, flashy waves, spot blindness, and complete temporary blindness. Identifying the triggers of retinal migraine and changing the lifestyle patterns can help cure retinal migraine.
Mumbled speech, numbness, vertigoes, pinging, and unsteadiness gradually begins before the migraine headache. Migraine with brainstem aura mostly affects adolescent (10-19 years) girls.
When the migraine attacks half a month reluctantly for 3 months, this category of migraine is called chronic migraine.
What are the symptoms of migraine?
Symptoms and signs of migraine are-
What are the causes of Migraine?
The causes of migraine are mentioned below-
What are the complications of Migraine?
Dos and Don’ts for migraine
What are the home remedies for migraine?
Follow these home remedies for migraine headache for the migraine treatment at home and get migraine relief at home-
First home remedy for migraine
Ingredients: ¼ cup of beetroot juice, ¼ cup of cucumber juice, and ½ cup of carrot juice
Instruction: Mix all these ingredients and drink this mixture to get relief from migraine headaches.
Second-home remedy for migraine
Ingredients: ½ glass spinach juice and ½ glass of carrot juice
Instruction: Mix both the juices properly and drink this juice mixture daily to cure migraine.
Third home remedy for migraine
Ingredients: Few neem leaves, pinch of turmeric powder, 2 amla balls, small grated pieces of ginger, and a glass of water.
Instruction: Mix all the ingredients properly into the water and boil it. Drink a warm mixture to get instant relief from migraine.
Fourth home remedy for migraine
Ingredients: Lavender oil and sesame oil
Instruction: Massage your forehead and temple with the oil.
Fifth home remedy for migraine
Ingredients: cabbage and lemon
Instruction: Chop the cabbage properly and apply it directly to the forehead. Take the lemon rind and directly apply it to the forehead, this remedy reduces the ache of the head.
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