Migraines are more than just headaches; they are a complex neurological condition that can severely impact an individual’s quality of life. Characterized by intense, throbbing pain, migraines are often accompanied by a host of other debilitating symptoms which can severely impact productivity and quality of life. The World Health Organization (WHO) ranks migraines as one […]
One of the worst parts of migraines is how quickly they come on. What started as a particularly challenging day at work has turned into a throbbing headache. Is this going to turn out like the last one, the one that lasted for days on end? If so, you may suffer from migraines.
Auras are neurological symptoms that can precede or accompany a migraine headache. Auras often manifest as visual, speech, or sensory disturbances. They are considered a precursor or warning sign that a migraine is about to occur. However, the American Migraine Foundation estimates that only about 30% of people who experience migraines will have aura symptoms.