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What is migraine? Is is just a headache or something more than that?

Migraine is a neurological disease with no cure. Symptoms vary from person to person, but the most common include headache, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, brain fog and dizziness. It is regarded as a primary headache disorder with many features- meaning nothing structurally wrong with your brain. All your tests will be normal. Any headache with nausea, sensitivity to light or noise, normal examination findings by doctors, and normal test results are likely migraines unless proven otherwise. You will not diagnose migraine by reading this post. Check with a qualified physician. Who it Affects Migraine does not discriminate. Anyone can have a migraine. How it Impacts For over 90% of those affected, migraine interferes with education, career or social activities. How Common It Is Migraine affects 1 in 4 households in Australia. Five million poeple in Australia and more than 1 billion people globally. Stigma Migraine is misunderstood and often mis- or undiagnosed. It is one of the least respected, worst-managed medical disorders globally.

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