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Migraines Presentation Bak

  1. 1. MIGRAINES By: Erin, Brittany, John, Joseph
  2. 2. WHAT IS A MIGRAINE? <ul><li>A severe Headache that usually only affects one side of the head. </li></ul>
  3. 3. SYMPTOMS <ul><li>Throbbing headache </li></ul><ul><li>Nausea </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitivity to light and noise </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHO DO MIGRAINES AFFECT? <ul><li>Over 23 million people are affected by migraines </li></ul><ul><li>75 % of the people affected are women </li></ul>
  5. 5. CAUSES & TRIGGERS OF MIGRAINES <ul><li>Can be caused by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allergic reactions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dehydration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smoking/exposure to smoke </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. TYPES OF MIGRAINES <ul><li>Abdominal </li></ul><ul><li>Basilar </li></ul><ul><li>Complicated </li></ul><ul><li>Cyclic Migraine Syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Hemiplegic </li></ul><ul><li>Nocturnal </li></ul><ul><li>Ocular </li></ul><ul><li>Ophthalmoplegic </li></ul><ul><li>Status/Sterile </li></ul>
  7. 7. TREATMENT FOR MIGRAINES <ul><li>No Cure, just preventions </li></ul><ul><li>Pain Relievers </li></ul><ul><li>Therapies </li></ul>
  8. 8. SOURCES <ul><li>1. http://womenshealth.aetna.com/WH/ihtWH/r.WSIHW000/st.48340/t.48425.html </li></ul><ul><li>2. http://health.yahoo.com/headache-treatment/migraine-headaches-treatment-overview/healthwise--hw117057.html </li></ul><ul><li>3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Migraines </li></ul>

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