Abdominal Migraine

Below you will find more information about Abdominal Migraine from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Abdominal Migraine it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Abdominal Migraine and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Abdominal Migraine comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.

Definition

Abdominal migraine is a kind of migraine commonly experienced by children. It is characterized by abdominal pain, vomiting and nausea. These migraines are thought to be present in the child's family members as well.

Causes

Abdominal migraine is caused by a variety of reasons. It can be genetic, or due to other underlying gastrointestinal diseases, as well as stress. It can also be a side effect of taking NSAIDs. Children with abdominal migraine are also subject to suffering migraines as they reach adulthood.

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