Migraine or severe headache is a major health problem that affects more than 10% of the world population, especially women. This is stated by neurologist Carlos Zapata, of Clínica Ricardo Palma, who explains that it is not about any pain, but one that incapacitates the person who has them, with no cure, but it can be controlled
“Women are more prone to suffer from this condition and it begins to develop between 15 and 20 years. It is characterized mainly by being a terrible headache that is concentrated on one side, it can also be accompanied by vomiting, nausea, brain pulsation and even vision problems, “he says.
Among other triggers are sudden changes in temperature, the onset of menstruation, smoking, stress and little sleep.
The first thing to do is go to the doctor to know what type of headache is, determine if it is a migraine or not, and especially to be prescribed for treatment with the appropriate medication. Then follow the instructions:
Dr. Carlos Zapata
Neurologist at Clínica Ricardo Palma