Pain Management for Migraines

A migraine is usually accompanied by a severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. Often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound, migraines can last for hours to days.

Types of Migraines

There are many different types of migraines. Some types of migraines are:

  • Migraine with aura
  • Migraine without aura
  • Chronic migraine
  • Migraine with brainstem aura
  • Vestibular migraine
  • Abdominal migraine
  • Menstrual migraine

Causes of Migraines

Medically, the causes of migraines are not fully understood. However, there are triggers that can bring on a migraine. Those include:

  • Genetics
  • Foods
  • Environmental factors
  • Hormonal changes
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Shock and excitement

Migraines Treatment

Migraine treatment options may include:

  • Rest
  • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Medication management
  • Hot / cold treatment
  • Injections
  • Nerve blocks

Schedule an Appointment

Pain Treatment Institute is accepting new patients. If you are trying to manage chronic headaches, our pain management physicians can help. Contact our office to schedule an appointment.

Our Pain Management Physicians

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