I Have a Migrain

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    What Causes Them?

    I know about tension and stress etc... but physiologically, what causes them? I've read that brain tissue can't sense of pain or pressure. I've read that bone can feel pressure but not pain. I've read that there are comparatively few nerve endings on the top of your skull...
    Pidgie Pidgie
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jun 1, 2009

    What Causes Them?

     Migraines are the swelling of blood vessels that press against nearby nerves causing the pain.  
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Jun 1, 2009
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