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Migraine headache

Migraine headache The term "migraine" refers to a syndrome of vascular spasms of the cranial blood vessels. Symptoms of a migraine attack may include heightened sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, auras (temporary visual abnormalities), and intense pain predominantly on one side of the head.