Migraine is now recognized as a neurological disease with a spectrum of symptoms. This complexity has made it challenging for both patients and health professionals to recognize what this condition is.
Has a headache limited your activities for a day or more in the last three months?
Are you nauseated or sick to your stomach when you have a headache?
Does light bother you when you have a headache?
If you answered “yes” to one question, there is a chance you have migraine disease.
If you answered “yes” to 2 or more of these questions, there is a high likelihood you have migraine disease.
Bring this form to your doctor and ask for help.
Here are a few more potential symptoms of
Do You Have...
Headaches with light or sound sensitivity?
Pressure or pain across your cheeks, behind your eyes or across your forehead?
A feeling of pressure or blockage in your ears or the sensation you have water in them?
Very sensitive ears; bothered by wind?
Motion intolerance like difficulty reading in a car or tolerating an amusement ride?
Dizziness or unsteadiness?
Smell or taste sensitivity or irregularity?
Burning or tingling of the tongue?
Difficulty understanding what is said?
Dental or TMJ pain?
Having any of these reinforces the possibility that you live with migraine disease.