- Sensitivity to sound, light and smell
- Blurred vision
- Severe headache
- Pain in the neck region
- Abdominal pain
- High temperature
- Weakness of the body
2. Aura - A kind of disturbance seen in migraine sufferers before the migraine headache. Main symptoms are seen here.
3. Pain - Headache phase where the actual migraine headache is seen. High levels of headache are prominent here.
4. Postdrome phase - The final phase of migraine headache.
Exposure to smoke: Smoking or exposure to cigarette smoke is one of the major causes. According to a research, more than 50% of people who gave up smoking became migraine-free.
It is found that following certain migraine diets can reduce or eliminate the risks of migraine attacks. This includes eating of whole and natural foods and reducing the intake of processed or cooked foods.
Things like large amount of caffeine, red wine should be reduced. Along with this, dairy foods, nut products, chocolate, processed meat and alcohol intake should be decreased as they contain chemical addictives which may trigger migraine attacks.
Modify your lifestyle such that you get complete freedom from the tensions in your life. Pressure on brain should be minimized. It is almost impossible to change the lifestyle, but you may try to get adjusted to the better side of your life.
Higher salt intake can cause higher blood pressure, which has its repercussions on headache. So, the salt intake should be in control, which leads to lessen in risk of migraine.
Reduction of stress can largely decrease the development of migraine, so activities such as performing Yoga can reduce stress. There are many other mental activates which can lead to decrease in stress.