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/ˈmīˌgrān/,
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migraines, plural;
  1. A recurrent throbbing headache that typically affects one side of the head and is often accompanied by nausea and disturbed vision


  1. a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
  2. Migraine is a neurological syndrome characterized by altered bodily perceptions, severe headaches, and nausea. Physiologically, the migraine headache is a neurological condition more common to women than to men. ...
  3. Migraine is the first book written by Oliver Sacks, a well-known neurologist and author with a practice in New York City. The book was written in 1967, mostly over a nine-day period, and first published in 1970. A revised and updated version was published in 1990.
  4. A severe, disabling headache, usually affecting only one side of the head, and often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, photophobia and visual disturbances
  5. (Migraines) Characterized by changes in blood pressure and constriction followed by dilation of blood vessels that supply the brain. In severe cases, called complex migraines, this can cause symptoms of stroke, just like a TIA (Transient Iskemic Attack).
  6. (Migraines) are the worst type of headaches. This headache can usually be preceded by a sick feeling or a blurring of vision or flashing lights in front of the eyes. A migraine will usually begin with a fierce, throbbing pain on one side of the head. ...
  7. (migraines) (noun) 1 : a condition that is marked by recurrent usu. unilateral severe headache often accompanied by nausea and vomiting and followed by sleep, that tends to occur in more than one member of a family, and that is of uncertain origin though attacks appear to be precipitated by ...
  8. A headache syndrome characterized by throbbing, usually one sided pain, that may be associated with nausea, vomiting and visual disturbances.
  9. Severe half-sided headache often associated with vomiting.
  10. A severe headache that has a tendency to reoccur when blood vessels and the head and neck spasm, restricting the blood flow to the brain.
  11. Sudden attacks of pulsating and unilateral headache. Concomitant symptoms: e.g. sick feeling, vomiting, light sensitivity, sensitivity to noise. In some patients, an aura precedes the migraine attacks. Disorders of optical perception may occur, but also motor disturbances.
  12. Visual phenomena that may accompany a migraine headache or that may occur without any headache. They include light flashes, spots, wavy lines, flickers, zig-zagging lights, semi-circular or crescent-shaped visual defects and distortions of shapes.
  13. A vascular symptom complex of periodic headache, usually temporal and unilateral in onset. It is typically associated with irritability, nausea, vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea. ...
  14. A type of headache presumed to be related to abrupt changes in caliber of blood vessels, typically characterized by severe, pulsating, one-sided head pains, often with visual disturbances, nausea and unusual or bizarre body sensations.
  15. A serious headache, usually with sickness as well. Some people cannot see properly when they have a migraine. A migraine can last from a couple of hours to a couple of days. They can be treated with painkillers and often by lying in a darkened room.
  16. a recurring headache that occurs one or more times per month and can last up to seventy-two hours. A one-sided headache described as pounding or throbbing, and of moderate to incapacitating severity. ...
  17. A type of headache marked by severe head pain lasting several hours or more.
  18. a severe headache, lasting for two hours to two days, accompanied bydisturbances of vision and/or nausea and vomiting.
  19. A headache originating in one side of the skull, also see headache.
  20. Severe headache, sometimes accompanied by nausea and visual disturbances. Eye and vision symptoms include blurred vision, ptosis, halos around lights, light flashes, light sensitivity, eye pain or discomfort, vision loss (blind spots in central vision, tunnel vision or overall impaired vision), ...
  21. Severe headache, sometimes accompanied by nausea and visual disturbances. Visual disturbances alone are also possible; this problem is called an ophthalmic migraine, or migraine without headache. ...
  22. A particular form of recurrent headache that often runs in families. According to the International Headache Society, migraine headache pain must have four of the following characteristics: one-sided, pulsating or throbbing, at least moderate if not severe, and worsened by ordinary daily ...
  23. Recurrent severe headaches generally accompanied by an aura (classic migraine), nausea, vomiting, and dizziness.
  24. A retinal disease often accompanied by migraine headache and typically affects only one eye. It is caused by an infarct or vascular spasm in or behind the affected eye. ...
  25. a condition where periodic headache attacks cause considerable discomfort including nausea and vomiting.