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Is Chronic Migraine Dangerous? – Asian Neuro Centre

What is Chronic Migraine?

Chronic migraine is a condition where people experience severe headaches for 15 or more days per month, with at least eight of those days being migraines.

These headaches can be really painful and come with other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound.

Chronic migraines, while not directly life-threatening, can significantly impact one’s daily life and overall well-being.

It can make it hard to do regular things like going to school or work, hanging out with friends, or even just enjoying a quiet moment. The pain can be so bad that it affects your mood and makes you feel really tired and frustrated.

Is Chronic Migraine Dangerous? - Asian Neuro Centre

Is Chronic Migraine Dangerous?

Chronic migraines can make life challenging, but they’re not usually dangerous in the sense of being life-threatening. However, they can still have a big impact on your daily life and mental well-being.

By working with doctors, making lifestyle changes, and taking care of your mental health, you can manage chronic migraines and improve your quality of life.

Additionally, the continuous pain may contribute to feelings of stress or depression. Seeking medical advice for a correct treatment, which may include medications, lifestyle changes, and managing mental health, is an improvement in improving the overall well-being of people with chronic migraines.

While chronic migraines themselves are not usually life-threatening, they can still have some risks and complications. One risk is that over time, people might start relying too much on pain medicines to manage their headaches. This can make the headaches worse and cause other health problems.

Managing chronic migraines involves consulting with a doctor to find the right treatment. This might include medications to prevent migraines from happening or to relieve the pain when they do occur.

Lifestyle changes like getting enough sleep, eating healthy, and managing stress can also help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines.

Dr. Navin Tiwari
Consulting Neurologist

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