Migraine

Migraine is a symptom complex of periodic headaches which are usually unilateral (one sided) and often associated with nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to noise and light. The attack of migraine is usually preceded by constriction (narrowing) of the cranial vessels (blood vessels supplying the brain and skull) and the headache commences with dilatation of these blood vessels. The attacks of migraine tend to be recurrent and the severity of attacks usually decreases as the patient ages.

Types of migraine

1) Migraine with Aura (Classic Migraine) This type of headache is characterized by neurological phenomenon (aura) that is experienced 10 to 30 minutes before the headache begins. Auras may be experienced as visual disturbances, hallucinations or even temporary loss of vision before the headache. . Some other common expressions of the aura may be in the form of giddiness, vertigo, tingling numbness in various parts of the body, weakness, difficulty in speech, etc. Auras are experienced due to the constriction of the cranial blood vessels prior to the commencement of the migraine.

2) Migraine without Aura (Common Migraine) This is a common presentation and here the patient does not experience any aura (neurological phenomena) before the headache. Nausea and vomiting frequently accompany this kind of migraine. General fatigue and lethargy may be experienced before the headache begins.

How homeopathy helps in migraine

The homeopathic treatment for Migraine is based on the individual case study of the patient’s disease, its causative factors, the genetic pattern, mindset, etc. The treatment plans thus designed is addressed towards correcting the psychosomatic pathways and genetic disposition, in turn treating migraine from within.

There are some other types of Migraine which are not so common:

   Basilar

   Ophthalmic

   Ophthalmoplegic

   Retinal

   Status migraine

The total length of treatment varies form case to case, depending of the following factors:

The total length of treatment varies form case to case, depending of the following factors:

   Duration of migraine.

   Severity and frequency of attacks.

   Drug dependency on conventional medicines.

   General health and associated diseases

Why homeopathy for Migraine?

The major benefits of homeopathy could be summarized as under:

   It addresses psychosomatic pathways hence gives deep-level healing.

   It offers long-lasting cure instead of temporary relief.

   It is absolutely harmless, safe and non-toxic.

Most patients receiving treatment observe improvement within eight weeks. The total length of medication may be between six months to one year or longer.