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com·mon mi·graine

a form of migraine headache without the visual prodrome, which is not limited on one side of the head but nevertheless is recognizable as migraine because of the stereotyped course; the tendency to nausea, photophobia, and phonophobia; and the relief produced by sleep.

common migraine

Migraine without aura Neurology An episodic headache that accounts for ±80% of migraines, and lasts between 4 and 72 hrs, associated with N&V; it is a common type of chronic headache, more common in ♀ between age 10 and 46, and not associated with typical migraine prodromes–eg, aura; Pts are asymptomatic between episodes; in23, the headaches are unilateral, pulsating and of moderate to severe intensity, and may be accompanied by photophobia and phonophobia; there may be a family history of migraines and also of travel sickness. See Migraine. Cf Basilar migraine, Classical migraine.

com·mon mi·graine

(kom'ŏn mī'grān)
A form of migraine headache without the visual prodrome, which is not limited on one side of the head but nevertheless is recognizable as migraine because of the stereotyped course; the tendency to nausea, photophobia, and phonophobia; and the relief produced by sleep.

com·mon mi·graine

(kom'ŏn mī'grān)
Migraine headache without the visual prodrome, which is not limited to one side of head but nevertheless recognizable because of stereotyped course; relief is produced by sleep.

Patient discussion about common migraine

Q. migraine problems i have migraine problems every month

A. Amy is right. My migraines started when I was 14 and so did my menstrual cycle. Male or female talk to your doctor there are lots of migraine meds and don't forget foods can be a trigger too! Do you go out to eat a certain type of food once a month?Friends at work and I use to go out month and I always got a migraine...the doctor solved that one for me so wwe changes where we ate!

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Comment: I am quite impressed that the current study reveals that both sumatriptan at 50 mg and ginger powder at 250 mg decreased the mean severity of a common migraine attack and within 2 hours of use.
1) With up to 70% of female migraineurs noting relationship of their migraines to menses, menstruation is arguably the most common migraine trigger of all.
The statistical analysis revealed that a DNA variation found between the PGCP and MTDH/AEG-1 genes on chromosome 8 appears to be associated with increased susceptibility to common migraine.
Although we knew that the EAAT2 gene has a crucial role to play in neurological processes in human and potentially in the development of migraine, until now, no genetic link has been identified to suggest that glutamate accumulation in the brain could play a role in common migraine," said Christian Kubisch of University of Ulm.
BULLETIN BOARD: CBSC) , a pharmaceutical company specializing in the development of anti-allergy medications, announced today that the Company is planning to conduct Phase II Clinical Trials to test its flagship anti-allergy product, PreHistin, as a preventative and treatment for the common migraine.
PreHistin has, in prior clinical research, demonstrated an ability to mediate IgE synthesis, and as such may prove effective to prevent or significantly reduce the onset of the common migraine.
John's wort -- may interact with common migraine medications, possibly making them toxic, suggests research presented today at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Headache Society.
Common migraine episodes may sometimes last for three or four days; the National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke (NINDS) estimates that these headaches account for more than 60 million lost workdays each year.
Common migraines are more frequent, and are often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.
Doctors have often treated common migraines as a sinus problem.
Those with classical migraines can experience disturbed vision, stiffness, co-ordination problems and difficulty with speech, while those with common migraines can experience sickness and increased sensitivity to light, sound or smells.