Migraine vs Headaches
Difference between Headaches and Migraines
Migraines are thought to be due to abnormal brain activity causing a temporary disruption to nerve signals, blood flow and chemicals in the brain. Resulting in painful and or pulsating head pain. The pain can be very debilitating impacting on everyday activities.
* Throbbing * No throbbing
*Occurs after warning signs - flashing lights, dots *Pain is more all over
*Sensitivity to light/noise * No sensitivity to light/noise
*Visual problems *No visual problems
*Can start whilst sleeping * Doesn't normally start whilst sleeping