common disorder of unknown aetiology in which the patient develops a severe unilateral headache with nausea, vomiting, meningism (neck stiffness caused by meningeal irritation), photophobia (a dislike of lights) and which can be associated with focal neurological phenomena such as flashing lights or a hemiparesis (weakness down one side of the body)
A serious form of headache that is accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea and a feeling of malaise.
recurrent, intense, throbbing headache, usually on one side of the head and often associated with sickness and visual disturbances. Further info.
An often familial (occurring in families) symptom complex of periodic attacks of vascular (pertaining to blood vessels or indicative of a copious blood supply), headache, usually temporal (of or pertaining to the temple or temples) and unilateral (occurring on one side) in onset, commonly associated with irritability, nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea, and often photophobia (sensitivity to light), attacks are preceded by constriction of the cranial arteries (arteries in the head), usually with eye symptoms and commence with the vasodilation that follows.. Origin: Gr. Hemikrania = an affection of half of the head
a severe headache, usually accompanied by vision problems and/or nausea and vomiting, and that typically recurs
A group of symptoms that includes a severe headache, usually on one side of the head, and often accompanied by visual disturbances, nausea, irritability and other symptoms.
a recurring headache that occurs one or more times per month and can last up to seventy-two hours. A one-sided headache described as pounding or throbbing, and of moderate to incapacitating severity. Migraine is sometimes termed a "sick" headache since it is related to nausea, vomiting and light sensitivity. Some experience migraine with aura, with warning symptoms before the attack.
a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
a common form of primary headache
a common form of vascular headache
a complex of symptoms that presents clinically as episodes of severe headache with associated features, such as photophobia (abnormal sensitivity to light), nausea and emesis
a disease, not a psychological disorder, and contrary to popular belief the majority of headache patients do not suffer any serious psychological problems
a headache accompanied by nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to noise and light
a headache in a form, that is usually very strong and can almost be disabling, when intense
a headache that causes severe pain and other symptoms
a headache that hurts so badly that it actually makes you nauseous and you need to curl up in a dark room
a headache that usually last hours to days, whereas a cluster headache usually lasts a half-hour to two hours
a moderate-to-severe headache affecting one or both sides of the head
a moderate to severe headache usually on one side of the head
a neurological condition which causes severe head pain, and may occur very frequently
an intense, pounding headache with nausea that occurs infrequently
an intense throbbing pain that often begins on one side of the head and then spreads throughout the face and head
an intense, throbbing, typically one-sided headache
an often incapacitating headache frequently accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound
a one-sided headache in most instances
a periodic, throbbing headache - usually on one side of the head
a recurrent, episodic headache associated with sensitivity to light and sound
a recurrent throbbing headache that typically causes pain on one side of the head
a recurrent usually one-sided headache, characterized by sudden A mostly political blog from a female liberal, with literary leanings, and a bitter Democratic streak
a recurring throbbing pain usually associated with one side of the head
a severe and disabling headache
a severe form of recurring headache
a severe headache often accompanied by bright flashing lights in front of the eyes and long periods of sickness
a severe headache, often preceded by visual and other symptoms, that can disable a sufferer
a severe headache that can last for a day or more with symptoms including pain in the forehead, left or right temples, and is often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light
a severe headache that lasts for hours or days, often accompanied by disturbance of vision and nausea and vomiting
a severe headache that usually affects one side of the head and is often accompanied by other distressing symptoms
a severely intense pain that shoots through your head, often causing nausea and pain in the eyes
a severe pain felt on one, and sometimes, both sides of the head
a severe, recurring headache usually affecting only one side of the head with sharp pain and, oftentimes, accompanied by nausea
a severe, stabbing or pounding headache that can be debilitating
a severe, sudden headache that usually begins on one side of the head, but can involve the entire head
a severe, throbbing headache
a specific and common form of headache that has been known since antiquity
a specific pattern of headache pain
a splitting headache that just seems to set
a type of headache, caused by spasms of the arteries leading into the head
a type of headache that can last for several hours
a type of headache that is characterized by sharp, long-lasting pain on one side of your head
a type of headache that usually happens in episodes or attacks
a type of headache, typically felt on one side of the head only, that can last for two to three days
a type of severe headache that often has other symptoms including nausea,
a type of vascular headache that for
a type of vascular (related to the blood vessels) headache and it is among the most severe
a vascular (blood vessel-related) headache that involves the excessive dilation or contraction of the brain's blood vessels
a vascular condition where the blood vessels in the head and brain constrict
a vascular headache that is characterized by severe pain on one or both sides of the head (usually behind one eye), an upset stomach, and sometimes disturbed vision
a vascular type headache characterized by a sharp, pounding pain located within one side of the head
a very common, but very particular, type of headache
a very severe headache," says Dr
Visual phenomena that may accompany a migraine headache or that may occur without any headache. They include light flashes, spots, wavy lines, flickers, zig-zagging lights, semi-circular or crescent-shaped visual defects and distortions of shapes.
A migraine is a mild to severe headache that may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances, and sensitivity to light and sound.
Severe recurrent headache attacks, usually affecting only one side of the head, often accompanied by nausea and vomiting
a vascular headache associated with changes in the size of the arteries within and outside of the brain. A migraine begins when hyperactive nerve cells send out impulses to the blood vessels, causing constriction, followed by the dilation of these vessels and the release of prostaglandins, serotonin, and other inflammatory substances that cause the pulsation to be painful. Migraine is a genetic disorder that is inherited. A migraine causes mild to severe pain and lasts from 4 hours up to a week. Migraines usually occur 2 to 4 times per month.
A headache characterized by throbbing head pain, often greater on one side; may be preceded by a warning (aura) and accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound; in rare cases, weakness, language problems, or other neurologic disorders are associated with migraine.
A particular form of recurrent headache that often runs in families. According to the International Headache Society, migraine headache pain must have four of the following characteristics: one-sided, pulsating or throbbing, at least moderate if not severe, and worsened by ordinary daily activities such as climbing stairs or housework. In addition, the pain must be accompanied by either nausea or else sensitivity to light and noise. There must be no evidence of other disease and at least 4-5 attacks before a physician can be confident of the diagnosis.
A headache syndrome characterized by throbbing, usually one sided pain, that may be associated with nausea, vomiting and visual disturbances.
Type of headache that usually occurs on one side of the head and which may be accompanied by visual disturbances, such as sparkles and spots before the eyes. Go to Top
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Severe headache, sometimes accompanied by nausea and visual disturbances. Visual disturbances alone are also possible; this problem is called an ophthalmic migraine, or migraine without headache. Eye and vision symptoms include blurred vision, ptosis, halos around lights, light flashes, light sensitivity, eye pain or discomfort, vision loss (blind spots in central vision, tunnel vision or overall impaired vision), distorted vision and wavy lines in vision.
A very severe headache usually felt on just on side of your head. Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light, and cold hands and feet.
Usually, periodic attacks of headaches on one or both sides of the head. These may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity of the eyes to light (photophobia), increased sensitivity to sound (phonophobia), dizziness , blurred vision, cognitive disturbances, and other symptoms. Some migraines do not include headache, and migraines may or may not be preceded by an aura. See the entire definition of Migraine
A recurring headache related to dilation of the blood vessels outside of the skull, which may be the result of chemical changes that cause spasms of vessels inside the skull. Symptoms may include severe head pain, photophobia, nausea, vomiting, chills, sweating, irritability, and extreme fatigue. The disorder occurs more frequently in women than it does in men.
headache characterized by throbbing, one-sided pain, that may be associated with nausea, vomiting, and aura (sensory disturbances)
A familial disorder characterized by periodic, commonly unilateral, pulsatile headaches which begin in childhood, adolescence, or early adult life and recur with diminishing frequency during advancing years.
Periodic headaches caused by constriction of arteries in the skull. Symptoms include visual disturbances, nausea, vomiting, light sensitivity and severe pain.
a condition with symptoms that include headache, usually on one side of the head; aura; nausea and vomiting; sensitivity to lights, sounds, smells, or movement; dizziness; difficulty concentrating; and diarrhea.
A condition marked by recurring, severe headaches, usually on one side of the head, and commonly associated with irritability, nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea, and often, sensitivity to light.
Acute throbbing headache accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea and sensitivity to noise and light.
A type of recurring headache that lasts for hours or days, is characterized by throbbing or pulsing pain, worsens with physical activity, and is usually confined to one side of the head, although not always on the same side. The pain is usually accompanied by sensitivity to light and by nausea or even vomiting.
a vascular headache believed to be caused by blood flow changes and certain chemical changes in the brain leading to a cascade of events - including constriction of arteries supplying blood to the brain and the release of certain brain chemicals - that result in severe head pain, stomach upset, and visual disturbances.
A type of headache that some people get repeatedly over time. Migraines occur when blood vessels of the head and neck spasm or constrict, which decreases blood flow to the brain. Minutes to hours later, the blood vessels dilate (enlarge), resulting in a severe headache. Inflammation around the blood vessels also occurs in some cases.
A throbbing headache, often on only one side of the head, related to the widening of blood vessels. The exact cause is not known, but certain foods or situations can provoke attacks in people prone to migraines.
a severe headache, usually in females, that causes vasodilatation of the arteries and veins in the head; etiology can be nerves, hormones, glands, diet or stress; at least 12 varieties established.
a symptom complex occurring periodically and characterized by pain in the head, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, photophobia, and visual disturbance
A throbbing or pounding headache, usually one-sided, and characterised by vertigo, nausea, vomiting, and in some cases, scintillating light sensations (called an aura) before an attack.
There are two types of migraines that are acknowledged: migraine without aura and migraine with aura. Eighty percent of those who suffer from migraines experience migraine without aura.