If your child suddenly quits the game, leaves his friends and withdraws to a quiet environment while playing, your child may have migraines. Today, 5% of children experience migraine pain and cannot explain it. Migraine pain causes them to stay away from social environments, withdraw into themselves and have problems focusing.
Migraine is a disease that can also be seen in children. In researches using the latest technology, it is seen that even babies suffer from headaches. Migraine is known as an adult disease, but studies show that 5% of our children experience migraine-related headaches.
Migraine is a genetically transmitted disease. For this reason, it is highly likely that the children of mothers or fathers diagnosed with migraine will have migraine-related headaches. Migraine can also cause psychological problems in children. Children experience social problems because they prefer inactivity and silence during migraine pain.
MIGRAINE SYMPTOMS IN CHILDREN
Migraine symptoms in children are different from adults.
Major migraine symptoms in children
*In children, the pain may be on both sides of the head.
- Migraine pain in children is short-lived
*They are disturbed by light and isolate themselves
- They stop playing games. It is notable for children to stop playing, as they do not stop playing unless they are very uncomfortable.
- Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain can be seen during a migraine attack in children.
- Cramps may occur around the navel
*They look pale Diagnosis of migraine disease in children is more difficult than in adults. Sometimes it can be confused with other diseases. If your child is observing these symptoms, it is also useful to consult a doctor.