A migraine is often associated with a moderate to severe throbbing, pounding or pulsating headache. It may also be accompanied with nausea, or vomiting and/or sensitivity to sound and light. Migraines can last several hours to several days and can affect a person’s ability to function in daily life.
Migraine Symptoms Include:
- Moderate to severe headache
- Headache pain that has a throbbing or
- Headache pain can be located on one or
both sides of the head
- Exacerbation with movement
- Sensitivity to light and/or sound
- Nausea or vomiting
- Blurred vision
- Lightheadedness or dizziness
- Aura: Bright spots or flashes of light, blind spots or sensations of
tingling on various parts of the body
Several Risk Factors or Triggers Include:
- A family history of migraines
- Hormone changes in women
- Certain foods or food additives
- Changes in sleeping patterns
- Alcohol and/ or caffeinated drinks
Participate in a Research Study for People Experiencing Migraines:
- Receive study related care and examinations at no cost to you.
- Study related medications at no cost to you if eligible.
- Compensation for your time and travel.