Migraine is a symptom complex of periodic headaches which are usually unilateral (one-sided) and often associated with nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to noise and light. The attack of migraine is usually preceded by constriction (narrowing) of the cranial vessels (blood vessels supplying the brain and skull) and the headache commences with dilatation of these blood vessels. The attacks of migraine tend to be recurrent and the severity of attacks usually decreases as the patient ages.
Migraine is commonly misspelled as migrane, migrain, igraine, migaine, migrine. Migraine is called as Aadhasisi in Hindi and ardhashishi in Marathi.
Migraine is usually diagnosed based on the clinical history and after ruling out other conditions on a complete neurological examination. The following tests may be performed to rule out certain other conditions that may present in the form of a headache.
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