Could Your Headache Be a Migraine?
Most people get headaches now and then, but how do you know if it's a migraine? This is a headache in which blood vessels constrict and dilate, releasing inflammatory substances that cause painful pulsations. The mild to severe pain can last from four hours up to a week, two to four times a month. Your headache may be a migraine if you have any combination of these symptoms:
If you think you might be a migraine sufferer, see a doctor for your treatment options.
© 2005-2016 WebMD, LLC. All rights reserved.