Migraine Headaches

Migraine Headaches

By JustMommies

Migraine headaches are a type of headache generally causing severe pain on one side of the head. The pain is often on the front part of the head around the forehead, eyes, and temples. Nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances, and sensitivity to light often accompany migraine. Migraines are thought to be caused by vascular changes in the blood vessels of the head. The pain is caused by the blood vessels dilating (or swelling) in the areas where the headache occurs. Chemicals, such as seretonin, may trigger the swelling. » Read more