Maisa suffers from migraine, understand more about the disease
On this last Wednesday (04), Maisa revealed in her Twitter that she suffers from migraine. Then the actress published a photo crying with the caption "I this morning, migraine is a nightmare." But it is not only she who suffers from this evil. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the disease affects at least 15% of the world's population.
Maisa crying after migraine headache - Photo: DivulgaÃ§Ã £ o / Twitter
What is migraine?
Migraine is a types of headache. Migraine is characterized by a throbbing pain on one side of the head (sometimes the two), usually accompanied by photophobia and phonophobia, nausea and vomiting. The duration of the seizures varies from four to 72 hours, and may be shorter in children.
Although migraine is a serious and dangerous disease, many people only believe that it is a common headache and do not give due importance to treatment .
According to the Ministry of Health, 5 to 25% of women and 2 to 10% of men have migraines. Migraine is predominant in people aged between 25 and 45 years, and after 50 years this percentage tends to decrease, especially in women. The disease occurs in 3 to 10% of the children, also affecting both genders before puberty, but with predominance in females after this stage. The migraine can be divided between aura or without aura, and those in episodic or chronic. According to data from the Ministry of Health, 64% of all patients had migraine without aura, 18% with aura and 13% with and without aura. The remaining 5% presented an aura without headache.
The disease, which may be chronic, is characterized by throbbing spikes in the head that usually appear in seizures of up to 72 hours. For 90% of patients, the condition is debilitating and makes it impossible to perform normal activities. Know the causes of the disease and how to treat it by clicking here.
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