Headache and Nausea
Headache and nausea can be more than just a nagging problem, left unchecked some can lead to serious implications. A nausea Headache that comes with vomiting can be a sign of migraine.
For the most part, we'll discuss this as linked to migraine. First know that you are not alone, better than 10% of the USA adult population suffer from these.
The nausea headache that tend to accompany migraine can be superficially treated by medication. But this site, (and we hope you too) are more concerned about addressing the underlying cause. To Learn about the cause and prevention, consider the Beyond Headaches Tour.
Typical Causes of Nausea Associated With Migraines
Migraine is increasingly becoming a big problem for a growing number of people. Research suggests Migraine headaches are brought about by rapid contraction and then swelling of blood vessels in the head that causes the pain.
Migraine headaches, specifically headache and nausea, can be triggered by a lot of things. Fatigue, hunger, bright lights and a variety of different foods can also be possible migraine triggers. Upset and tension, are major triggers of migraines in a lot of people.
Signs Of A Migraine Headache Attack
The startup of a migraine attack comes with some telltale signs. Nausea and vomiting can be a initial clues of what's in store before any actual pain or headache is experienced.
Another sign of an incoming migraine attack is seeing flashing lights and colors in ones field of vision. You may also feel hot and weak on one side and may last for about 15 to 30 minutes and then followed by an severe headache. This type of headache and nausea can be helped with our free Beyond Headaches Lifestyle Tour.
Other warning signs of migraines can also include the feeling of tiredness, depression, and/or restlessness that can go for two to three days as a prodromal symptom before the headache is experienced.
Migraine Treatment Relief and Prevention
Treatment for nausea headache migraine can include taking a number of prescription medications which are usually effective when taken just as the headache starts.
Non-medication treatment for migraines includes applying cold compress or splashing cold water on the face at the first sign of headaches.
A migraine attack, headache and nausea, can also be alleviated by lying down in a quiet and dark room for several hours to sleep or meditate to relax the mind.
There are also other therapies that are being employed in order to help prevent migraines. This includes maintaining a proper diet by avoiding foods such as chocolate, caffeine or alcohol that can trigger a migraine attack.
Living a stress-free life can also help to keep your migraine in check. Most of us have a good deal of stress in our lives, so we can recommend meditation and relaxation exercises such as Yoga which may help prevent further migraine attacks.
The use of biofeedback therapy has also been found helpful in trying to prevent migraine attacks by effectively helping relax the mind.
Migraines do not have to be a very painful, or a real problem for many people. Knowing how to treat such an ailment as well as how to prevent them can help people lead a more normal life.
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