Migraines Suck…

So i was pretty much incapacitated today…i dont know if anyone of my readers has these, but they are the bane of my existence…

if you want to know more, i grabbed the wiki definition if you read on…

Migraine (pronounced “Mee-grain” but also, and especially in American English, “My-grain”) is a neurological disease[2], of which the most common symptom is an intense and disabling episodic headache. Migraine headaches are usually characterized by severe pain on one or both sides of the head. Absent serious head injuries, stroke, and tumors, the recurring severity of the pain indicates a vascular headache rather than a tension headache. Migraines are often accompanied by photophobia (hypersensitivity to light), phonophobia (hypersensitivity to sound) and nausea.

The word migraine is French in origin and comes from the Greek hemicrania, as does the Old English term megrim. Literally, hemicrania means “only half the head”.

Migraines are a frustrating chronic illness which is widespread in the population (10% diagnosed, 5% undiagnosed),[3] with seriousness varying from a rare annoyance to a life-threatening daily experience. Treatments are typically expensive. Periodic or unpredictable disability can cause impoverishment due to patients’ inability to work enough or to hold a job at all.


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