Migraine Headaches

Symptoms of a migraine can include: Throbbing pain on one side of the head. But you can have pain on both sides. Pain behind one of your eyes. Moderate to very bad pain. The pain may be so bad that you can’t do any of your usual activities. Pain that gets worse with routine physical activity. Pain that gets worse when…

Migraine Headaches

Areas of pain associated with migraine headaches

Symptoms of a migraine can include:

  • Throbbing pain on one side of the head. But you can have pain on both sides.
  • Pain behind one of your eyes.
  • Moderate to very bad pain. The pain may be so bad that you can't do any of your usual activities.
  • Pain that gets worse with routine physical activity.
  • Pain that gets worse when you're around light, noise, and sometimes smells.

Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, or both.

Current as ofMarch 28, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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