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Also known as: Māhunga ānini, Migraine headaches
Many people who suffer from migraine disease will get warning symptoms before a migraine attack.
When the migraine headache begins, people normally experience intense pain on one side of their head. They may also feel dizzy and/or nauseous. Some people may have difficulty speaking or get a tingling sensation around their mouth.
Migraine symptoms vary between younger children and adults. Caregivers should seek further advice from their GP for assessment and treatment plans.
There isn’t a cure for migraine disease but people can learn to manage their triggers and relieve symptoms.
Patients may find some of the following tactics helpful during a migraine attack:
Caregivers should seek further advice from their GP for assessment and treatment plans.
Some ideas are:
Seek immediate medical attention if your migraine is accompanied by the following:
If you have migraine symptoms and would like medical advice without needing to leave the house, you can book an online appointment with a Tend doctor through your app.
After the appointment, your doctor may advise that an additional, in-person appointment is required, to ensure you receive complete care. In some cases, we may require this before administering a prescription.
If this is the case, we'll book you for an in-person appointment at a time that suits you, at no extra charge.