Migraine is a very common type of headache. Migraine, also known as one-sided headache, so that the sufferer only feels on one side. Migraines are experienced by many adult women, although adult men have the potential to experience migraines, even children can experience migraines.
Migraines suffered by children can be caused by several factors. One of the causes of migrants to children is eating habits, children’s personality disorders, eye problems, sinus infections and lifestyle habits. Lifestyle from an unhealthy environment such as exposure to cigarette smoke and also foods that can trigger migrants such as chocolate, soybeans, yeast, raisins, mushrooms, avocado, caffeine and bananas. Children who experience migraines are usually caused by the content of monosodium glutamate (MSG) or nitrate which is too much consumed by the child.
Meanwhile, some children who experience migraines are unknown. Children who experience migraines generally have a family history of frequent migraines. If both parents have a history of migraines, it is likely that 70% of children have migraines, whereas if one parent has a history of migraines, there is only a 20% -50% risk of experiencing migraines. Children can experience migraines through inherited tendencies and be affected by triggers such as bright light, fatigue or changes in the weather that occur.
Headaches such as migraines can be said to be common if they occur not in a prone period of time and are triggered by common migraine causes. If it occurs more frequently in children, it is better to be checked and diagnosed to find out the cause and the right treatment. You can take your child to the doctor, after the doctor conducts an evaluation, an evaluation will be carried out and you can tell your child’s history when a migraine occurs.
Children who experience migraines are similar to other health problems such as sinusitis or disorders child health that causes migraines in children. Further examination is needed so that you can find out the effective and appropriate method. The doctor will prescribe such as non-steroidal drugs or anti-inflammatory drugs. Whatever the doctor gives your child to make sure the drug is effective and clinically tested.
How to manage migraines is by resting in a place that is not too bright, try to turn off the lights at night. So that children who experience migraines will be calmer and also speed up recovery. In consuming food, avoid foods that can trigger migraines to return.
Thus, children who frequently experience migraines should be more aware of the causes of migraines. If you find the main trigger for migraine in children is food, it can be reduced or avoided first for consumption by the child. Further examination by a doctor is needed to determine the main causes related to children’s health problems so that early treatment can be given.