How to know if your child is a migraineur? If your child is complaining about headaches, please read this article. Because headaches in children might not be as typical and severe in adults.
10% of school children suffers from migraine. Do not forget! Children do not use headaches as an excuse.
Below are listed the characteristics of migraineur children. If you are a migraineur and have a sensitive child, please read.
1 – Hypersensitive Child
Almost 20% of people are hypersensitive and this is a must for migraine. Hypersensitive child and a mother having similar problems is very common.
Migraineur children tend to be emotional and introvert. They avoid loud and crowded places, also get bored easily and do not like stimulations like smell. They are usually smart and successful at school.
2 – Headache
The biggest mistake of migraineur mothers is to expect their child to be in severe and throbbing pain as themselves. However, in children, the typical headache as adults is not that common.
If your child says his or her head hurts and do not want to study, take it seriously. They might be a little calm, pale, sick and unhappy during the attack phase. They do not use headache as an excuse.
3 – Stomachache / Abdominal Migraine
Migraine attacks might take the form of stomachache in children. These also come in attacks and may last for up to 3 days. Also, nausea and vomiting may accompany. Your child might be suffering from abdominal migraine if:
- He or she was a colic baby,
- The mother is a migraineur,
- The abdominal pain cannot be explained via a reason,
- And stomachache comes in attacks.
4 – Vomiting Attacks
If your child is vomiting for several days in a row, this might indicate migraine. This could be periodical vomiting attacks also known as cyclic vomiting syndrome. Also, headache might accompany vomiting attacks. These children tend to be overly sensitive to light and noise during attacks. Also, they could be pale and have fever. Vomiting brings dehydration risk and your child might be in a semi-coma.
My mother says this about my similar attacks as a child: “You would go as white as a sheet and that would scare me to death.” I, myself, still get tensed when I think about it. But now, I treat those children easily by applying neural therapy to the interference field in their belly.
5 – Colic or Not Sleeping Babies
The chance for a colic baby to develop migraine as he or she gets old is very high. Because the reason of colic problems is hypersensitivity and this, is a must for migraine.
If your child is experiencing headaches and had a period where he or she was colic, then chances are really high for this to be a childhood migraine. You can ask your physician if it might be migraine.
6 – Car Sickness
If you ask migraineurs to think carefully, most of them will remember that they had car sickness when they were a child. And some of them still cannot read anything in the car or does not feel comfortable while they are not the one driving.
Migraine in children begins with the school, especially when they begin using school buses. Do not condemn your migraineur child to long bus rides. Because this is a big stress for them, even if they are not able to state that.
7 – Is Growing Pain Related to Growing Up?
Some school kids complain about leg pains and grown-ups usually reacts to this by saying “It is just growing pain, it’ll go away.” But children must ask “Is this really growing pain? Because everyone grows up, not just me…” It really is possible for this to be not a growing pain.
Childhood migraine is also common amongst these children and they do not have to wait to be a grown-up. This can be treatable with Gokmen Approach.
8 – Migraineur Mother, Migraineur Child
Studies show that 70-80% of migraineur women have migraineur children. Migraine is genetic in one way but this is not the disease itself, just the basis for it: hypersensitivity. That is why a migraineur mother should not expect the same type of migraine in their child.
You have to be careful as a migraineur mother, if you have a sensitive child. You should think about migraine if your child is having headaches, stomachaches and vomits in attacks.