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What is Common migraine?

What is Common migraine?

A headache or migraine which is generally not preceded by an aura. The pain may occur on only one ...more »

  • Common migraine: Migraine headaches are recurrent headaches that may be unilateral or bilateral. Migraine headaches may occur with or without a prodrome. The aura of a migraine may consist of neurologic symptoms, such as dizziness, tinnitus, scotomas, photophobia, or visual scintillations (eg, bright zigzag lines).

Common migraine: Introduction

Types of Common migraine:

Broader types of Common migraine:

How serious is Common migraine?

Prognosis of Common migraine: Migraine headache usually does not represent a significant threat to health. However, in rare circumstances, people with migraine may be at risk of serious complications. A severe migraine may result in a stroke, possibly due to prolonged constriction of blood vessels. Some people may have side effects of medications.

What causes Common migraine?

Causes of Common migraine: see causes of Common migraine

What are the symptoms of Common migraine?

Symptoms of Common migraine: see symptoms of Common migraine

Onset of Common migraine: The incidence of migraine is related to the incidence of epilepsy in families, with migraine twice as prevalent in family members of epilepsy sufferers, and more common in epilepsy sufferers themselves.

Duration of Common migraine: 3-4 days in some cases

Duration of Common migraine: Common migraine pain can last 3 or 4 days. (Source: excerpt from Headache -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

Common migraine: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Common migraine.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Common migraine.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Common migraine: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Common migraine.
Treatments for Common migraine: see treatments for Common migraine
Research for Common migraine: see research for Common migraine

Society issues for Common migraine


Hospitalization statistics for Common migraine: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Common migraine:

  • 0.001% (86) of hospital consultant episodes were for common migraine in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for common migraine required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 71% of hospital consultant episodes for common migraine were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultant episodes for common migraine were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1.7% of hospital consultant episodes for common migraine required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Common migraine:

Organs and body systems related to Common migraine include:

Name and Aliases of Common migraine

Main name of condition: Common migraine

Other names or spellings for Common migraine:

Migraine without aura, Migraine

Common migraine: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Common migraine:

 

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