Migraine headaches are sometimes preceded by warning symptoms. Triggers include hormonal changes, certain food and drink, stress and exercise.
Migraine headaches can cause throbbing in one particular area that can vary in intensity. Nausea and sensitivity to light and sound are also common symptomsMedications
Migraines are often managed through a course of medication. There are many different types of migraine medication, including painkillers.
Painkillers should be taken early in the progress of a migraine rather than allowing the headache to develop.
Over-the-counter (OTC) medications effective for treating migraines include: