Migraine Affects 37 Million Americans, But What Is It and What is the Best Way to Treat It?

January 21, 2015 2:51 AM

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Migraine Affects 37 Million Americans, But What Is It and What is the Best Way to Treat It?

We always talk about migraines. But what are they? To explain it simply, it is brought about by the enlargement of the temporal artery (located just beneath the skin of our temple) coupled with the release of chemicals from the nerve fibers surrounding it. Inflammation of the blood vessel occurs and migraine headache follows. You need to google these things to understand them fully.

According to the latest numbers from National Library of Medicine approximately 2 % of Americans suffer from migraine with women more prone to it than men. The National Headache Foundation noted that more than 37 million individuals suffer from it. Other sources gave the figures at approximately 36 ...

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