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Everything You Need to Know About Migraines

Finding Relief from Persistent Pain

Migraines affect approximately 12% of the adult population across the United States. Migraines are categorized as “recurring headaches,” meaning they may flare up frequently. While some researchers believe migraines may have a genetic cause, there are several factors that can result in migraine pain.

These include, but are not limited to:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Medications
  • Hormonal changes
  • Bright lights
  • Environmental fluctuations
  • Insufficient sleep
  • Loud noises
  • Overexertion

If you or a loved one has been living with migraines, our team of medical professionals can help. Follow along to discover everything you should know about migraines, and don’t hesitate to visit our clinic to seek care. To call ahead or inquire about migraine relief treatments, give us a call today at (214) 494-8222.

How Can I Tell if I’m Experiencing a Migraine?

People often describe the feeling of a migraine as a “throbbing” or “pounding” sensation. They typically occur on only one side of the head but may be felt on both. You may also notice this sensation in the neck or face. Accompanying migraine symptoms may include the following:

  • Sensitivity to light, sound, and/or smells
  • Nausea / vomiting
  • Watery eyes / congestion
  • Facial pressure
  • Dizziness / vertigo

Common Treatments for Migraines

There is unfortunately no surefire cure for migraine symptoms. However, our dedicated, compassionate, and highly qualified staff can help manage your migraine symptoms with the following treatment methods and more:

  • Sumatriptan for rapid symptom relief
  • Nausea / pain relief medications
  • Nonsteroidal drugs or steroids to reduce inflammation
  • Intravenous fluids to prevent or alleviate dehydration

It can be difficult to determine when to go to the ER for a migraine, but if you’re noticing any persistent or severe symptoms, don’t hesitate to pay us a visit. We can be reached at (214) 494-8222, or if you wish, you can check in online prior to your arrival. You don’t have to live life with persistent migraine pain.