what is the difference between a Headache vs a migraine?

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What is the difference between a very bad headache and a migraine? Where is the line drawn

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A migraine is a specific condition that manifests with a headache. But not every headache is migraine.

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Migraines also involve light sensitivity, blurred vision and tends only to be on one side of the head, if you have had a migraine you will know it is different from a headache.

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Headaches and migraines are both types of pain that occur in the head, but they have some important differences.

Headaches are a common type of pain that can be caused by tension, sinus problems, eye strain, or other factors. They typically cause a dull or aching pain that can be felt on both sides of the head, and may be accompanied by sensitivity to light or sound, fatigue, or difficulty concentrating.

Migraines, on the other hand, are a more severe and debilitating type of headache that are often accompanied by other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound. Migraines may cause intense pain that can be felt on one side of the head, and may be preceded by visual disturbances, such as flashes of light or blind spots. Migraines are often triggered by specific factors, such as stress, certain foods, hormonal changes, or changes in sleep patterns.

Anonymous 0 Comments

A headache is just your head hurting. a headache is a symptom that can be triggered by many thing

A migraine is a specific condition that will cause a headache most of the time. The main difference with the generic headache is that only half of your “brain” hurt, either the right side or the left side (that is actually why it’s called a migraine, “mi” being a prefix that means half). Migraine will also very often be accompanied by an high sensitivity to light and sometime by blurred vision and/or an aura appearing in your vision, blocking your sight

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I know I’m getting a migraine because I get really tired and yawn like 30 times then my central vision gets a little blurry and then I see a flashing zigzag pattern in the shape of an upside down comma that slowly gets larger until it seems like it leaves my field of view. It seems to flash black yellow and hot pink.

I work in optical and the first time it happened I was like thank God I know what this is or I’d think I was having a stroke, it was pretty scary.