Fibromyalgia, a disorder characterized by extreme fatigue, widespread pain, and cognitive difficulties, affects approximately one in 50 Americans. It primarily (80-90% of the time) affects women of childbearing age, but men and children can also be affected. Diagnosis of fibromyalgia can be a difficult, drawn out process. There are no specific lab tests that
Phases of a Migraine Attack For people who suffer with migraines, they know that an episode is much more than just the pain associated with it. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, one person in nearly every 4 households in the U.S. has someone with migraines. Though migraines do cause severe pain in the head,
When Migraines Meet Seizures Migralespy is a condition in which a patient who has migraines often experiences a seizure within a few hours after the migraine ends. Does the migraine cause the seizure or the other way around? First, let’s take a closer look at the symptoms of migralepsy. Migralepsy Symptoms Severe Headache Vision Problems Flashes of Light Hallucinations Nausea and Vomiting Convulsions
Migraines are a condition that many people suffer from, and it ranks as the third most common disease in the world. As many as 1 in 7 adults suffer from migraines, and three times as many women compared to men have the condition. Migraine headaches often begin in puberty and most commonly affect adults between the ages of 35-45.