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Migraine headaches are severe headaches that are accompanies to sensitivity to light, sounds, and smells. They are often associated with nausea and vomiting. Migraines may be triggered by certain foods, dehydration, changes in barometric pressure, stress, and other phenomenon. Migraines are diagnosed by a doctor if the headache pattern fits established migraine headache criteria. Over-the-counter and prescription medications may be used in the acute treatment of migraines. Prescription blood pressure medications, anti-seizure medications, antidepressants, and supplements may be used to prevent migraines or reduce the frequency and severity of migraines. Lifestyle modification helps in migraine management. Many patients with migraines get relief from their condition by keeping a headache diary, identifying and avoiding triggers, and taking appropriate medication.

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