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The Migraine Clinic by Avella

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Understanding Migraines

Migraines, a complex neurological condition, have perplexed individuals with their enigmatic nature for ages. They transcend the realm of mere headaches, unveiling a symphony of sensory disturbances and physical discomfort.

Migraines often manifest as severe, pulsating headaches accompanied by a range of symptoms such as sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, visual disturbances, and even cognitive impairment. These episodes can disrupt daily life, leaving individuals fatigued and emotionally vulnerable. 

Migraine Symptoms

Throbbing Headache

Migraines pack a punch with their signature throbbing headache, which can unleash its intensity on one side or both sides of the head. Prepare for a lasting experience, as this unwelcome guest can linger for hours, or sometimes, even days.


Sensitivity to Light and Sound

When migraines strike, everyday light and sound transform into relentless adversaries. Even the gentlest glow or faintest noise becomes an assault on the senses, driving those affected to seek solace in the dark and tranquility of silence.


Nausea and Vomiting

Migraines often bring along an unwelcome companion in the form of nausea and vomiting. These gastrointestinal disturbances can either occur alongside the headache or serve as preludes to the main event. Quieting the queasiness can offer respite from the overall migraine ordeal.



In the realm of migraines, around one-third of warriors experience an ethereal phenomenon known as an “aura” before the main event. These sensory spectacles can present as visual changes like flickering lights or blind spots, tingling or numbness in the face or limbs, and even temporary speech difficulties.


Visual Disturbances

Migraines are notorious for their visual disturbances, putting on a psychedelic show that dazzles the mind. Zigzag lines, shimmering lights, and fleeting blindness in one eye might all grace the stage, captivating those in their thrall.


Fatigue and Cognitive Impairment

Migraine attacks leave no stone unturned, draining energy and muddling mental acuity. Lingering fatigue and difficulty concentrating become unwanted companions that loiter even after the headache retreats.


Increased Pain with Physical Activity

Beware the wrath of exertional or activity-induced migraines! These malicious migraines amplify their assault when faced with physical exertion, be it a flight of stairs or a routine exercise session.


Mood Changes

Migraines possess a cunning ability to sway emotions, casting a shadow over sunny dispositions. Irritability, depression, anxiety, and an overall sense of unease can become part of the intricate dance with this formidable condition, arriving before, during, or after a migraine episode.


Neck Stiffness

The migraine menace extends its reach, tightening its grip on the neck muscles. A sense of stiffness and tension in this area commonly accompanies migraine-related headaches, adding another layer of discomfort to the already challenging ordeal.

Migraine Treatments

At Avella, we understand the profound impact migraines can have on your life, which is why we offer a comprehensive range of treatment options to address various aspects of this condition. From lifestyle counseling to advanced therapies, our goal is to reduce pain, improve function, and enhance your overall quality of life.


Customized medication plans tailored to your specific symptoms and needs.


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

A therapeutic approach that helps identify and modify negative thought patterns and behaviors associated with migraines.


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Techniques to cultivate mindfulness and reduce stress, promoting better migraine management.


Nutraceutical Therapy

Utilizing natural supplements and vitamins to support migraine prevention and overall well-being.



Advanced treatment options, including onabotulinum toxin A injections (Botox), nerve block injections, CGRP monoclonal antibody injections, and trigger point injections, tailored to your unique needs.


Botulinum Toxin Injections and Craniofacial Nerve Block Injections

Commonly utilized strategies at Avella’s Migraine Clinic for effective management of migraine headaches.

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Take the First Step Toward Migraine Relief

Schedule a Consultation at Avella’s Migraine Clinic Today!

Phone: 905-315-7007
Fax: 289-714-2516

5045 Mainway Unit 118
Burlington, ON L7L 5Z1

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Monday – Saturday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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