Classical and Common Migraine: Paroxysmal disorder characterized by unilateral headache may become generalized, commonly in young adulthood between 10-30 years, Family history +ve in 50%cases, more in females with pyrodomal symptoms like nausea, vomiting
, and visual symptoms,scotomata, scintillations, lachrimation, photophobia
due to vasoconstriction
of cranial vessels while headache due to following vasodilation
last for few hours to days.
Cluster migraine - Common in male,unilateral pain more at night developed rapidly and severe. Pain last for 20-60 min's and may reoccur at same night or pain free period for months - year. Treatment - Avoid trigger factors like cheese, chocolate, stress, contraceptive
pills, anxiety, steriod. Homoepathic treatment Spigelia, Mag Phos, Iris Versicolor, Colocynths are good Homeo medicines for this problem.