Migraine is defined as a type of primary headache disorder categorized by recurrent headaches, ranging from moderate to severe.
The throbbing headaches are typically felt in only one side of the head and may last from 2 to 72 hours.
Migraine symptoms may include a pounding headache, nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light, sound, smell, and eye pain.
Though most people may use the term migraine to refer to any severe headaches, a migraine headache is the result of certain physiologic changes that occur in the brain. This results in the characteristic pain and accompanying symptoms of a migraine.
Not all headaches may be classified as migraines. Migraines are not the only condition that can result in severe or painful headaches.
Other types of headaches include cluster headaches and tension headaches.
Cluster headaches can be described as very severe headaches that affect one side of the head and are recurrent (occurring in a cluster over time). The pain associated with cluster headaches can be described as drilling. They can be worse than a migraine but are less common.
Tension headaches are more common. They occur due to the contraction of the muscles of the head including the scalp, neck, and face.
Causes of Migraine
Migraines are caused by abnormal brain activity and can be triggered by a lot of things. While the exact cause remains uncertain, most experts say that they begin in the brain, involving nerve pathways and chemicals.
There may be fluctuations in certain neurotransmitters, chemicals that send messages between brain cells. The brain’s blood flow as well as the surrounding tissue are affected by these changes and may predispose some people to develop migraine headaches.
Migraines tend to occur more in women than men and often first appear between the ages 10 and 45 years. They may sometimes begin earlier or later and may run in families. The symptoms can vary, but some are common.
Migraine attacks may be triggered by many factors, for example:
- Changes in a woman’s hormone levels during a menstrual cycle or use of birth control pills
- Various food such as red wine, cheese, MSG, artificial sweeteners, chocolate, dairy products
- Changes in sleep patterns, such as not getting enough sleep
- Stress and anxiety
- Strong stimuli like loud noises or bright lights
- Caffeine withdrawal
- Drinking alcoholic beverages
- Missed meals
- Smoking/exposure to smoke
ANF Therapy® Applied on Patient with Migraine
People with a diagnosis of migraine need to be proactive about how their way of life may impact the frequency and severity of their headaches.
You will always have to face the risk of a migraine attack if you are susceptible to migraine headaches, but avoiding triggers is often effective in preventing headache attacks.
ANF Therapy® may help you to address the root cause of migraine and it may reduce the symptoms behind it.
“I have had Chronic Migraines for the last 33 years, so I decided to try ANF Therapy®. Already after half an hour, I started feeling the difference. I would surely recommend this therapy to everyone suffering from migraine.”
-the ANF patient;
Here is another testimonial from a patient suffering from an intense migraine and chronic body pain:
About ANF Therapy®
ANF Therapy® uses circular ANF Discs which are applied directly on the skin after palpation and assessment by a trained ANF Therapist following the ANF Therapy Method, Patented Model no. U202030252, ES1259974.
The ANF Therapy® purpose is alleviation in injury and pain within minutes.
Our aim is that the patient experiences a reduction of pain and swelling, an increase in range of motion, and an improvement in quality of life-related to health. Non-transdermal non-invasive device, NO needles or chemicals are used.