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  1. 10 Terms Every Migraine Sufferer Should Know

    WebMD explains 10 common migraine terms. If you have migraines, learning these words may help you better understand and treat your symptoms.

  2. Beta-Blockers for Migraine Headaches

    Drug details for Beta-blockers for migraine headaches.

  3. Migraine Phases

    WebMD explains the symptoms of the four phases of a migraine headache: early warning signs, aura, attack phase, and post-migraine phase.

  4. Ocular Migraine

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of ocular migraine -- a type of migraine that can cause temporary vision loss.

  5. What Kind of Migraine Is It?

    What kind of migraine do you have? Check these tips.

  6. Hemicrania Continua

    WebMD discusses the symptoms and treatments of hemicranias continua, a continuous headache on one side of the head.

  7. Headache Triggers and Exercise

    A brief explanation of how exercise -- and other forms of exertion -- can cause headaches.

  8. Drugs to Prevent Tension Headaches

    Here is a list of antidepressants used to treat tension headaches.

  9. Migraine Headaches - When to Call a Doctor

    Call or other emergency services if: You have a sudden,severe headache that is different from past headaches. You have symptoms of a stroke,such as: Sudden numbness,paralysis,or weakness in your face,arm,or leg,especially on only one side of your body. New problems with walking or balance. Sudden vision changes. New problems speaking or understanding simple statements,or feeling ...

  10. Types of Migraine Headaches - Topic Overview

    There are two main types of migraine headache:Migraine without aura (common migraine). Most people with migraines have common migraines. This type of migraine causes a throbbing pain on one side of the head. The pain is moderate to severe and gets worse with normal physical activity. You also may have nausea and vomiting and may feel worse around light and sound. The headache lasts 4 to 72 hours if it is not treated. A common migraine doesn't begin with an aura.Migraine with aura (classic migraine). Some people with migraines get an aura up to 30 minutes before they have a migraine. Symptoms of the aura include seeing wavy lines, flashing lights, or objects that look distorted. Other symptoms include tingling or a pins-and-needles feeling. Other types of migraine headache include:Menstrual migraine. Many women have migraines around their menstrual cycle. These occur a few days before, during, or right after their period. The symptoms are the same as those of common or classic

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