A migraine is usually a moderate or severe headache felt as a throbbing pain on 1 side of the head. With debilitating symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and increased sensitivity to light or sound, they are a common health condition, affecting around one in every five women and around one in every 15 men in the UK.
Some people have migraines frequently, up to several times a week. Other people only have a them occasionally and it’s possible for years to pass between attacks.
Patients regularly turn to Beech Road Pharmacy to ease their symptoms and discuss migraine prevention and treatment options. After a consultation and if the criteria is met, our pharmacist will suggest the most appropriate treatment.
Treating a migraine
There’s no cure for migraines, but a number of treatments are available to help reduce the symptoms. They can severely affect your quality of life and stop you carrying out your normal daily activities. But a number of effective treatments are available to reduce the symptoms and prevent further attacks.
To discuss how Beech Road Pharmacy can help with advice and treatment options, please get in touch.