What is headache or a migraine?
A Migraine is a genetic, neurological disease/disorder in which headache frequently, although not always, is a component. Migraine is not a headache.
A headache is a non-specific symptom of pain in the region of the head. There are over 300 different headache disorders, both primary and secondary.
The International Headache Society does not recognize the term 'occular Migraine headache', although it is common for physicians who have not kept current with their knowledge of headache medicine to refer to Migraine with Aura as an occular Migraine. For appropriate diagnosis and treatment of Migraine and headache disorders, seek the help of a board certified headache specialist whose job is to stay current on the latest and greatest information and treatments.
Certain headache disorders and Migraine may be exacerbated or triggered by dehydration. Water will help treat the dehydration that may have triggered the headache or Migraine. It can also help to prevent certain headache types and Migraine if it is used appropriately, consistently and thoughtfully. For appropriate diagnosis, treatment and management of headache disorders and Migraine, please seek the help of a board certified headache and Migraine specialist.
Fermin headache: There is no such headache type/diagnosis in the ICHD-II or III (BETA) which is the tool used by Migraine and headache specialists and other physicians for diagnosis of headache symptoms. For appropriate diagnosis, treatment and management of Migraine and headache disorders, please seek the help of a board certified Migraine and headache specialist who has had additional training in these disorders and diseases.