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Synonyms for migraine
ˈmaɪ greɪn or, Brit., ˈmi-mi·graine

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  1. migrainenoun

    sick headache, megrim, hemicrania

  2. migrainenoun

    A severe, disabling headache, usually affecting only one side of the head, and often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, photophobia and visual disturbances.

    sick headache, hemicrania, megrim

Princeton's WordNet

  1. migraine, megrim, sick headache, hemicranianoun

    a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men

    sick headache, megrim, hemicrania

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. migraine

    Hemicrania, sick headache

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  1. Lawrence Newman:

    All the drugs that we currently use for migraine were found just by chance. Someone had another condition and then the drug was found to reduce their migraine, there’s a dearth of funding and studies for this. I wouldn’t turn down anything as potentially promising; it just needs to be validated.

  2. Rateb Samour:

    I am treating serious and chronic diseases which have no cure in regular medicine, I have achieved excellent results, we speak about chondritis in the neck and spine, migraine, loss of hair, alopecia areata, skin diseases, cerebral palsy, autism and cancer.

  3. Seymour Diamond:

    The best way to describe a migraine is that it is a sick headache, patients describe it as their brain is too big for their skull.

  4. Andrew Russo:

    I think migraine occurs when there's a departure from homeostasis or, in other words, when there's an imbalance in the body, what we think the medications are doing, such as blocking [ that protein ] ; apparently with yoga you're restoring that balance by reducing stress.

  5. David Nicholson:

    You have to show that a drug reproducibly demonstrates benefit in the population that you intend to treat. We now have two adequate and well controlled studies clearly demonstrating the benefit of ubrogepant in the acute treatment of migraine.

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