Migraines and Other Headaches
- Drug that relieves pain.
- Medication that inhibits the growth of microorganisms.
- Weakness in the wall of a blood vessel that may rupture.
- Powder used as an artificial sweetener, sold under the brand name Nutrasweet.
- Sensory experiences, such as sparkling lights, that appear for some people thirty to sixty minutes before a migraine headache begins.
- Inflammation of the brain often caused by a virus.
- A vasoconstrictor used in migraine treatment.
- A center that specializes in the treatment of headaches.
- Weakness on one side of the body.
- Paralysis on one side of the body.
- Severe bleeding.
- Procedure that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to detect disease.
- Inflammation of the coverings of the brain.
- Rare type of migraine in which the pain is not in the head but somewhere else, such as in the stomach.
- Early warning period before the onset of a migraine.
- Space between the linings over the brain that can fill with blood after an injury.
- Under the tongue.
- Medicine in a form that can be inserted into the rectum for absorption.
- Anything that sets off a headache, including food, beverages, environmental conditions, psychological stressors, hormonal changes, or changes in one's normal routine.
- A feeling that one's surroundings are tilting or twisting.