Migraine, a common neurological disease
Considered as a disease that must be monitored closely, migraine is ranked ninth in the list of disabled women, the World Health Organization (WHO) because it can severely damage the lifestyle of sufferers.
Figures show the international body that 26 percent of the world population suffers migraines, and of these, 80 percent are women between 25 and 55 years of age.
Migraine is a neurological disease whose main symptom is headache episodes of high intensity and is often accompanied by photophobia (sensitivity to light), phonophobia (sensitivity to sound) and nausea. For this reason causes many difficulties in maintaining a continuous and stable working life.
As with any diagnosis, the first part to determine that they have migraine research lies with the patient, that is, ask how common is the pain and what symptoms you have. It is also advisable to have a medical history and deep understanding of their habits. After that, we also work with the results of further studies such as EEG, CT scans or MRIs.
Once identified it is migraine, determine the appropriate treatment for the patient's needs.
In this area we have several treatment options for headaches of all kinds in order to alleviate the symptoms for the presence of pain attacks. The second option is to select a treatment to help us prevent further attacks of pain are presented for a given time, "says Dr. Laventman. He adds that "for preventive treatment for headaches, mostly tension-type blocking drugs are used pain signals, which provide relief and prevention of attacks for more than 6 months.
Support of clinical treatment with relaxation training:
Medical therapy is commonly combined with relaxation training that allows the patient to develop the ability to control the tension of the muscles in the face, head and neck.