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Headache or Migraine?

Headache or Migraine?
10 August, 2021
By Direct Chemist Outlet

Headache or Migraine?

HEADACHE OR MIGRAINE?

By Irene Vergos – Healthcare Pharmacist at Direct Chemist Outlet

Although less common than headaches, about 20% Australians will suffer from a migraine at some stage in their lives. Typically, migraines can be characterised by one-sided, moderate to severe throbbing or pulsating pain in the head, often aggravated by movement (i.e. walking, going up stairs).

Knowing how to prevent migraines can often be the first step in managing them. Speak to your DCO Pharmacist for further information and make an appointment to see your GP if your headaches and/or migraines start to affect your daily life.

 

Reference:

https://headacheaustralia.org.au/migraine/

https://headacheaustralia.org.au/migraine/migraine-a-common-and-distressing-disorder/

https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/blog/how-do-you-know-if-you-are-having-a-migraine-or-headache

https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/ConditionsAndTreatments/headache-migraine

https://www.healthline.com/health/migraine/migraine-vs-headache

https://www.racgp.org.au/afpbackissues/2005/200508/200508joubert.pdf

https://www.wisemedical.com.au/headache-or-migraine/

https://www.pepid.com/

 

DISCLAIMER: This material contains general information about medical conditions and treatments and is intended for educational purposes only. It does not constitute medical or professional advice, nor should it be used for the purposes of diagnosing or treating any illness. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your local pharmacist or health provider to obtain professional advice relevant to your specific circumstances.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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