Understanding the common triggers can help migraine sufferers avoid painful and often debilitating headaches.
Dr. Luis Mejico, professor and chair of neurology at Upstate University Hospital, explains how migraines are diagnosed and goes over the typical symptoms and triggers. He also tells about three types of treatment. Behavioral modifications can be helpful. Some medications are used a preventives, to lessen the frequency or severity of migraines, while other medications, as well as vitamins and minerals, are prescribed for use during a migraine headache.