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Migraine headaches

What is Migraine?

Migraine Symptoms What is Migraine? Migraines are more than just bad headaches. Here is what you need to know about migraine headaches.  Table of Contents

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Migraine Guide

Everything You Need to Know About Migraine

A migraine is a common disabling primary headache disorder characterized by attacks of throbbing, unilateral headache which are exacerbated by physical activity and associated with photophobia, phonophobia, nausea, and vomiting (and sometimes cutaneous allodynia – pain provoked by non-noxious tactile stimuli).1

Although there are several migraine sub-types, only two are major: migraines with aura and migraines without aura.2

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Migraine Symptoms

Migraine Symptoms

A migraine is a common disabling primary headache disorder characterized by attacks of throbbing, unilateral headaches which are exacerbated by physical activity.1 The most common migraine symptoms are photophobia, phonophobia, nausea, and vomiting (and sometimes cutaneous allodynia – pain provoked by non-noxious tactile stimuli).2

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Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Getting a fibromyalgia diagnosis can be very difficult. This chronic pain disorder can cause issues that interfere with daily life. Going through the process of diagnosis takes a long time, so it is important to get started right away.

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Fibromyalgia tender points

Fibromyalgia Tender Points

There are eighteen fibromyalgia tender points within the body. These are points that are extra sensitive to pain for people that have fibromyalgia. This is a complex condition that is hard to diagnose, but it affects nearly 2% of Americans each year.

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Fibromyalgia

What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a condition that can be hard to understand, even for healthcare providers. Surrounded by plenty of speculation and with no known cause, it affects millions of people worldwide. 

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