Migraine is described in Ayurvedic Texts as ARDHAVABHEDAK means half sided headache. Some texts resembles it with “Anantavaata” –meaning literally the unilateral pain that resembles the classical migraine. It is a terrible headache often accompained by the  feeling of nausea and vomitings. The pain is usually felt on the one side of the head.

One may experience flashing light,zigzag lines, bright spots , partial loss of vision , numbness and tingling in the hand –tongue or side of face. No medical tests confirm the diagnosis of migraine , the diagnosis is made clinically by the physician. 

The pain usually start in childhood or adolescence, are at their worst in the 30’s and 40’s and then decline. Very often they run in families. The classic migraine begins with a warming “aura” – flashing lights in one eye, blurring, blind sports, distortion of vision, and tingling of the arms or face. After about 30-60 minutes the headache begins, usually on one side but sometimes all over. It is a pounding, excruciating pain, which usually lasts for four to six hours.

The more common “common migraine” may lack the warning symptoms, and the headache may be far longer lasting, although equally awful. The patient can feel irritable or depressed for hours or even days beforehand. But symptoms vary widely – periods of paralysis, dizziness, or even loss of consciousness are all reported

Attacks may be triggered off by all sorts of thing. Common ones include: food – alcohol in general and red wine in particular, chocolate and caffeine; fasting: stress – strong emotional reactions and fatigue; changes in the weather or altitude; hormonal changes such as those caused by menstruation or taking birth control pills. Slightly more women than men suffer with migraines.

Other types of headache: the most fearsome sort are the cluster headaches which happen frequently – daily or several times a week – for weeks or months and then stop for months at a time. They are much more common in men, usually young men. They last for about an hour and the pain is almost exclusively on one side of the head, often around or behind the eye. It is so severe that sufferers often run around in despair and may even commit suicide.

The common “tension headaches” which nearly everyone gets sometimes are caused by involuntary tensing of the face and neck muscles over a long period, usually after concentrating hard or because of stress. The pain is a steady ache, which can last for hours or days, around the back of the head and neck, in the forehead, and around the eyes.

A migraine is usually an intense pounding headache with nausea that occurs from time to time. The pounding or pulsing pain usually begins in the forehead, the side of the head or around the eyes. The headache gradually gets worse. Bright lights or loud noises make the headache worse. The headache can last for two hours or even up to two or three days.

Symptoms
Every Individual have different clinical features of migraine pain , by history and aided things physician have to r/o migraine with other pains.

Nausea and vomiting
Throbbing or pounding pain on one side of your head (or both)
Light, noise, and movement—especially bending over—make your head hurt worse; you want to lie down in a dark, quiet room

No one knows for certain what causes migraine. Things that can trigger migraine include the following.

Certain foods and alcohol; missing meals; too much sun; sleeping too little or too much
Hormones and menstruation
Certain odors, such as perfume or cigarette smoke
Stress
Blood platelet disorder
Low Blood Sugar or Hypoglycemia

AYURVEDIC VIEW 
The principles of Ayurveda said that Migraine is a tridoshic disorder, Out of the three doshas , Vata and Pitta are more causative factors for this disorder. The Vata controls the nervous system imbalance of the vata causes the disturbance of the equilibrium of the nervous system of the brain that causes pain. The imporper diet  , metabolism , faulty life style , poor elimination , mental and physical stress, irregular routein , excessive awaking during night aggravates the vata dosha. 
The improper diet and lifestyle causes a Vitiated Pitta dosha causes dilation of the blood vessels resulting in severe and throbbing pain.  Pitta dosha impairs digestion and the AMA produced by this gets stored in the Manovah Strotas (Mind Channels) and causes the migraine pain.


MIGRAINE DUE TO DOSHAS

VATA  
Dryness  of skin , constipation . Pain is very acute

PITTA 
Redness and burning sensation in the eyes. Photophobia  ( Hypersenstivity from Light , Sun light) . Irritability.

KAPHA 
Throbbing pain , fatigue , depression.


AYURVEDIC  TREATMENT  FOR  MIGRAINE 

ANTI- MIGRAINE KIT 
Ayurvedic yogas and medicines Made by our AYUR SUDHA centre are very effective in most of the patients and they get complete relief from Migraine pian without any side effect. 

AYUR SUDHA has treated More than 2000 patients of Migraine successfully and most of the them never came back with this problem again , however around 1% patients came back with mild to moderate problems who earlier have sever symptoms of migraine and they also get relieved by few days of medications.

The herbs and Ayurvedic Herbo-Mineral medications are used for treatment are completely safe and the course of medicines is Around three to Six months according to the symptoms of the patients.

Most of the patients gets relief with oral medication but In some cases Panchakarma Destress and Rejuvinating therapies are prescribed to the patients to balance the Doshas who effects the Manovaha Strotas. 

Detoxification of the body is the first step of this course and then the medicines which balances the equilibrium of the brain and nervos system are started. These medicnes strengthens the Nervous system and the Brain cells and maintains the equilibrium of the nervous system.


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