Migraines are usually moderate or severe headaches that result in the patient experiencing pain on one side of their head. Other symptoms include feeling or being sick and sensitivity to light and/or sound. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms and live in Costa del Sol you can use our Home Doctor Service for Migraine in Costa del Sol.
Affecting approximately 20% of women and 7% of men, migraines can be very debilitating. It’s not clear what the causes of migraines are. However, they are thought to occur due to temporary changes in the brain’s nerves, chemicals, and blood vessels. It’s also thought that migraines are somewhat genetic.
Some people experience migraines if:
Some of the symptoms experienced by patients include:
- Migraine Aura Without a Headache
Also called a “Silent migraine”. This is where migraine symptoms develop but there is no headache.
- Migraine with Aura
This is where symptoms such as seeing a flashing light develop before the migraine starts.
- Migraine without Aura
This is where a migraine develops without any warning and is the most common type of migraine.
While some people suffer from a migraine a few times each week, others may only experience them occasionally.
You should call our Home Doctor Service for migraine in Costa del Sol if you have severe symptoms or your migraines are occurring frequently. Contact us immediately if you or someone you know is suffering from a migraine and there are the following symptoms:
While there is no cure for a migraine there are some treatments that can help. Some of the treatments include:
If none of the above treatments work or there’s something you’re unsure about please use our Home Doctor Service for Migraine in Costa del Sol.
If you think certain foods or stress is causing your migraines you should try to avoid the triggers. While this is easier said than done, avoiding foods or dealing with stress could help immensely.
You may also want to consider eating a balanced diet, exercising and ensuring you get enough sleep. Try to limit your intake of alcohol and caffeine as they could be triggers.
If your migraines are still severe and you’ve tried to avoid the triggers make sure you call our Home Doctor Service for migraine in Costa del Sol. You could be prescribed medication that could help to prevent migraines.