Understanding Migraine Symptoms
Is It a Migraine or a Tension Headache?
|Moderate to severe throbbing or pulsating pain||
Mild to moderate steady pain
|Pain is usually on just one side of the head; may be concentrated around the eye, temple, or behind the ear||Pain is on the front, sides, and back of the head, possibly spreading to the neck|
|Pain is aggravated by movement||General feeling of tightness or stiffness (may feel like a tight band around the head)|
|Nausea/vomiting, and/or sensitivity to light or sound|