Migraine is faced by many in our community and can lead to significant time away from work, family life, and difficulty with everyday tasks. Our busy lives can become greatly impacted if migraine takes hold.
Migraine is more common in women than men, and affects up to 12% of the population. There are many different types of migraine but common triggers include sleep deprivation, stress, certain foods and hormonal changes.
Migraine is much more than just a headache, people can experience cognitive changes, visual or sensory disturbances, severe nausea and many other symptoms when they have a migraine attack.
There are several different options for treatment of migraines, including both non-pharmacological and pharmacological therapies as well as injection therapies, so see your doctor if you are concerned. Headache Australia offer information to help sufferers through migraine.