A migraine headache can cause intense throbbing or a pulsing
sensation in one area of the head and is commonly accompanied by
nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.
Migraine attacks can cause significant pain for hours to days and be
so severe that all you can think about is finding a dark, quiet place to
Some migraines are preceded or accompanied by sensory warning
symptoms (aura), such as flashes of light, blind spots, or tingling in
your arm or leg.
Medications can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines.
If treatment hasn't worked for you in the past, talk to your doctor
about trying a different migraine headache medication. The right
medicines, combined with self-help remedies and lifestyle changes,
may make a big difference.