What is an abdominal migraine and how do I cure using home remedies?

Most people think that migraines are usually accompanied with headaches. But migraines can affect other parts of the body as well. Abdominal migraine syndrome is usually common with children especially between the age group of 5-9 years. Though it is common at this age sometimes this kind of abdominal migraine continues even into adulthood. This migraine brings about a sharp shooting pain in the upper mid abdomen and it could even last up to 72 hours. Abdominal migraine in children might also show signs of having a very pale pallor and some might even seem feverish. Along with this other symptoms include dizziness, stomach cramps, nausea and a general feeling of discomfort. This might just make the suffering person more irritable and depressed and may make him suffer from loss of appetite. Not eating the right kind of food and the feeling of nausea could also lead to frequent bouts of vomiting and diarrhea that may cause significant amount of weakness. Although the causes of migraines are seldom known, it could be triggered off by certain kinds of foods or substances. Therefore if you are not already aware of the migraine triggers then you might have to do a careful elimination of the foods you eat so that you know what causes it. Severe abdominal migraine treatment is best done in consultation with the doctor who might prescribe some drugs to relive you of the pain. But other than that there are a few home remedies that you can try as abdominal migraine treatment which will be helpful to ease your discomfort. One of the easiest ways is to use a hot water bottle on your stomach; this will help even as menstrual migraine treatment. Apart from this you can also try to drink some herbal tea, especially peppermint and chamomile tea have a very soothing effect on the stomach and aids abdominal migraine treatment. Even massaging your body with these herbal oils or preparing a warm compress would be effective as an abdominal migraine treatment and provide immense relief. Vegetable juices like that of spinach, cabbage, cucumber and beet are also very effective if you have stomach cramps due to abdominal migraines. Ginger has medicinal properties which help to settle stomach disorders and subdue nausea. You could pound an inch of ginger into a pulp and add a dash of honey to it and swallow it, trying this twice a day will help to stop you from vomiting and ease you stomach. If none of the abdominal migraine treatments work, it is necessary that you get a check -up done by your doctor.

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Home Cures for Abdominal Migraine

Abdominal Migraine is also identified as periodic syndrome known as Childhood Cyclic Vomiting. It is an idiopathic disorder found mainly in children between the age group of 5-9 years and is more common in females. Abdominal migraine mainly occurs as painful attacks in the upper mid-abdomen that can last upto 72 hours. Exact cause of abdominal migraines is not yet known but it believed that it is somewhere related to serotonin deficiency. Serotonin is produced in the gastric system and a deficiency results in flowing waves of nerve reaction in the brain. These waves of nerve reaction trigger abdominal migraine.

The most common symptoms of this kind of migraine are vomiting, dizziness, anorexia, nausea, fatigue, flushing, reduced pulse rate and phonophobia.There are various home remedies to cure abdominal migraine. Some of the most popular home remedy is the use of natural herbs such as eucalyptus, lavender, sandalwood, peppermint, gingko biloba, chamomile, wormwood and cayenne.Aromas of eucalyptus, sandalwood, peppermint and lavender are the best killers of abdominal migraines. You can try smelling these herbs and even massage your body using these herb oils. A compress prepared by these medicinal herbs can also be beneficial in curing this kind of migraine.

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