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American Journal of Biomedical Research. 2018, 6(1), 20-24
DOI: 10.12691/ajbr-6-1-3
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Review on Migraine: Pathophysiology and Treatment

Singh Chhater1, , Reeta Karal2 and Bijander Kumar1

1Mahaveer College of Pharmacy, Meerut, (U.P.)

2OPJS University, Churu, Rajasthan

Pub. Date: May 10, 2018

Cite this paper:
Singh Chhater, Reeta Karal and Bijander Kumar. Review on Migraine: Pathophysiology and Treatment. American Journal of Biomedical Research. 2018; 6(1):20-24. doi: 10.12691/ajbr-6-1-3

Abstract

Management of migraine headaches should begin with identification and removal, if possible, of factors that consistently provoke migraine attacks. Some of these triggers may include environmental factors such as cigarette smoke, loud noise, and bright or flickering lights; psychological factor including stress, anxiety. A number of medications have been associated with drug-intended migraine. Some of these are cimetidine, cocaine, ethnyl estradiol, fluoxitine, histamine, and hormone replacement therapy. Aspirin is considered the drug of choice in these people. In present time treatment involves the natural therapy, which includes feverfew, turmeric, kava, evening primrose and gymnema. Other herbal remedies are shatavari, brahmi, jatamansi, musta. Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Spinal manipulation also include in natural therapy. This Review provides an up-to-date overview of the classification of migraine, basic mechanisms and risk factors of migraine, and the currently established treatment options.

Keywords:
migraine ayurveda herbal acupuncture and aromatherapy

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