How damaging migraine can be?

Does migraine damage the brain?

It’s no secret Migraine hurts. And it’s a great discomfort. If you deal with them on a regular basis, you’ve probably wondered if they are affecting you long-term.

The answer is yes. Chronic migraine makes a difference in how your brain looks and acts over time. But with the right treatment, you may be able to tame and even reverse the changes in your brain brought on by migraine attacks.

Types of Migraines:

What is chronic pain?

One of the most common migraine types is chronic migraine which means a person is having at least 15 headache days per month, with at least 8 days of having headaches with migraine features, continue for more than 3 months. Chronic headache begins as less frequent headache episodes that gradually change into a more frequent headache pattern. Affecting almost 3-5% of people in the world.

Chronic migraine develops over time due to:

After effects of migraines:

The agony of a single migraine attack usually lasts only a few hours or days. But the health effects of migraines can linger. If you have frequent migraines, work with your doctor on a plan to control your pain and prevent these additional medical problem