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A recurrent throbbing headache that typically affects one side of the head and is often accompanied by nausea and disturbed vision.‘I'm getting a migraine’mass noun ‘an attack of migraine’
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- ‘Your doctor can diagnose migraines on the basis of the symptoms your child describes.’
- ‘It is also good for headaches and migraines, and is especially effective in reducing the pain from a rheumatic condition.’
- ‘While most adult migraines occur in women, migraines in children occur commonly in either sex.’
- ‘Some people with migraines have to take medicine every day to prevent headaches.’
- ‘If you answer yes to two out of three of these questions, your headaches are probably migraines.’
- ‘Common migraines may start more slowly than classic migraines and last longer.’
- ‘Headaches are generally classified as tension headaches, cluster headaches, or migraines.’
- ‘It is a common misconception that a bad headache is a migraine.’
- ‘Some people are prone to both tension-type headaches and migraines.’
- ‘Some also blame the turbines for insomnia, migraines, nausea and depression.’
- ‘If you had migraines before you got chronic daily headaches, the migraines might return.’
- ‘In some illnesses, for example migraine or epilepsy, the diagnosis may be evident from the history alone.’
- ‘Once a month she would get a full-blown migraine, with visual disturbances, nausea and vomiting.’
- ‘It can be used to relieve a number of illnesses from migraines to arthritis.’
- ‘Why does one person experience headaches and sore throats whereas another has migraines and tonsillitis?’
- ‘She was going to have to admit to herself that these were no mere headaches, but full-on migraines.’
- ‘It may remain constant, or it can come and go, like the pain of migraines.’
- ‘Many people who have migraines often crave sweets at the prodromal stage of the headache.’
- ‘Her migraines may be accompanied by dizziness, nausea or vomiting as well as sensitivity to light and sound.’
- ‘Other symptoms are depression, anxiety, headaches and migraines.’
Late Middle English: from French, via late Latin from Greek hēmikrania, from hēmi- ‘half’ + kranion ‘skull’.
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