Chronic migraines can be some of the most debilitating headaches, causing a substantial amount of pain. General symptoms of a migraine include sensitivity to light and sound, intense head pains, and lightheadedness. Thousands of people experience migraines constantly, making daily life a struggle if left untreated. Despite the intense pain that a migraine can bring, patients all over the world are discovering ways to fight, cope with, and prevent migraines. This video shares some methods on how you can combat migraine pains and manage your life with headaches.
First of all, having a professional diagnosis can go a long way. Talk to your doctor about all of the symptoms of migraines that you experience, along with how long you have been experiencing them. Whether it’s a telephone consultation with a doctor or an in-person appointment with a specialist, your doctor will most likely prescribe you a preventative or on-demand medication. In addition to taking this medication as prescribed, you may be asked to enact dietary changes or make lifestyle changes. Hydration is another key factor to managing your migraines, so drink at least 1/2 gallon of water every day.