Migraine

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  • Benefits Of Migraines

    Migraines are real medical conditions just like diabetes and asthma. It is not just a headache. Migraines are severe, excruciating headaches, but are known to be a serious concern. There is no exact cause to migraine headaches, but some major effects that can cause them are bad posture, flashes of light, nausea or vomiting, and increased sensitivity to light. Stress is another major cause of migraines. But, there are many different types of migraines. Although, the employer has the duty to accommodate to employees’ needs, if there is anything that is causing them from having an illness from specific work positions. The employer has the duty to accommodate to his or her needs, so if he is having migraines during his position, the company has…

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  • Migraine Headaches: A Case Study

    OBJECTIVE #1 – The different phases of migraine headache • The prodrome phase may be experienced several hours or days in advance and a warning sign can be represented by the migaineur’s “yellow light” (Health Central, 2016). • The aura phase appears about an hour before the headache occurs and is associated with changes in vision, difficulty focusing, numbness in extremities, difficulties speaking, complications interpreting words and muscle weakness (Health Monitor, 2014). • The attack phase…

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  • Migraines Research Paper

    American’s suffer form some form of a migraine ("Migraine Facts - Migraine Research Foundation"). Around six to seven percent of men, and about twenty percent of women experience a piercing headache that leaves them on bed rest for four to six days throughout the year (Mitchell, et al.). This particular condition causes over “112 million bedridden days per year” (Evans, et al.). Treatment sought out by individuals who experience migraines “exceeds $24 billion annually” (Evans, et al.). This is a…

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  • Migraine Headache Research Paper

    most common chronic headaches in the world are tension and migraine headaches. These headaches are mostly common in adults could start at any age but it 's mostly common in the ages of 20’s-40’s. In the US 12% percent of Americans suffer from headaches like tension and migraine headaches. On October 15, 2010 the FDA approved botox as a solution to this devastating health issue of chronic headaches. Botox not only serves as a beauty treatment, it eliminates the drug intake, and it reduces visits…

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  • Difference Between Migraines And Headache Research

    What is a Migraine? A migraine is usually described as an intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head that can last for hours or even days. The pounding or pulsing pain usually begins in the forehead, the side of the head or around the eyes. (Family Doctor, 2014) The International Headache Society diagnoses a migraine by its pain and number of attacks (at least 5, lasting 4-72 hours if untreated), and additional symptoms including nausea and/or vomiting, or sensitivity to both…

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  • Imagine Moving North Essay

    The process of writing and then seeing the written word makes a difference. When you have had chronic migraines for a long time, you can start to doubt your own abilities to make the right decisions. Using this process will give you the best possible tools to make stable decisions. I love and trust myself enough to tune in to my body mind connection whenever I need to. Part Three: Tools to Reduce Stress Stress is a normal part of our biological functioning and it is a necessary part of…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Typical High School Student

    Every day I fight myself to overcome the pain, to not let a migraine take over my life. At first it seemed impossible, but with time I’ve began learn to conquer my pain. Trial after trial, I’ve began to figure out what works. Within recent months treatment has begun to take positive effects on preventing and ending the existence of my migraines. Yet it has already taken a toll from my life. My migraines have taken me out of school despite my strongest fight and my grades suffered. A teacher I…

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  • Migraine Analysis

    The song “Migraine” by the band Twenty One Pilots has many meanings to it, and a lot of meaning to me, the writer, singer and pianist Tyler Joseph, and the drummer Josh Dun. To begin the song itself is not really about an actual migraine, but more so what it represents. This song is about depression and mental illness. I relate to this as myself and a few family members have battled with mental illnesses our whole lives so the perspective of someone else provides emotional support. Also,…

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  • Migraine Research Paper

    Living with Migraine Migraine is the second most common cause of headache that afflicts a large population. But it is more than just a headache for most of the sufferers.The people affected by it are debilitated, disabled and often frightened by this condition. So exactly what is migraine and what are its symptoms. How is it diagnosed and what tratment options are available? Migraine is a complex neurological condition that most commonly manifests as a headache. The headache is one sided in…

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  • Migraine Headache Theory

    There are various theories exist regarding the mechanisms of origin of migraine headache. One of such theories is the vascular theory which proposes that the intracranial vasoconstriction causes ischemia, which results in the aura preceding the migraine. The subsequent rebound vasodilation causes the migraine headache. The theory was based on the observation that during a migraine attack the extracranial vessels become pulsatile and distended. However, this theory was disputed as it couldn’t…

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