Migraine Causes and Symptoms

Migraine

Migraine Treatment at Sacred Heart Emergency Room in Houston, TX

While many of us have minor headaches, the reasons of headaches and migraines vary, and some cases may necessitate rapid medical intervention. As a general guideline, seek medical assistance if new, unusual symptoms emerge, or if the migraine does not improve with pain medicines or worsens over time. You are the most familiar with your own body and can tell if your discomfort is the result of something medically dangerous.

Migraine Causes

The following are the most prevalent migraine triggers:

  • Anxiety or stress
  • Cardiac condition
  • Issues in lungs
  • Heartburn
  • Heart attack
  • Trauma

Migraine Signs and Symptoms

If you are aware of typical warning signs and symptoms, a trip to the ER could save your life. Undiagnosed headache might progress to a more serious issue. A severe migraine that is accompanied by any of the following symptoms need immediate medical attention:

  • Constant vomiting or nausea
  • Weakness or fainting
  • Difficulties communicating
  • Walking difficulties/balance loss
  • Numbness on the face or throughout the body
  • Confusion or loss of consciousness
  • High fever
  • Blurry vision

When Should You Seek Medical Emergency Care for Migraines?

Whether you are suffering headaches that are more frequent and severe than normal, are persistent, or are worsening in pain, please contact our emergency care experts immediately. Sacred Heart Emergency Center’s expert staff has the knowledge and experience to help you monitor and manage your pain.