How to manage Migraine

There are five main domains of management of Migraine which are as follows: 

  1. Headache education: Patient and family members should be reassured that there is no serious underlying disorder. It is helpful for the patient to keep a headache diary to identify headache patterns and triggers and to evaluate treatment response 
  1. Life- style modification: SMART headache management 
  • Sleep: Regular and sufficient sleep 
  • Meals: Regular and sufficient meals, avoidance of caffeine and good hydration. 
  • Activity: Regular aerobic exercise 
  • Relaxation: stress reduction, relaxation exercises 
  • Trigger avoidance: avoid sleep deprivation, fasting and other identifiable triggers 

3. Acute headache management 

4. Complementary treatment 

5. Preventive treatment 

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