Migraines: Not Just Another Headache

  • Опубликовано:  3 года назад
  • If you've never had a migraine, you might think it's just a really bad headache. But if you've ever had them, or you know someone who does, you know that they're much worse -- and much more complicated -- than that. Hank explains the biology behind this disorder of the central nervous system, and how it can be treated.
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  • Длительность: 3:57
  • Тэги для этого Видео:  migraines  headaches  biology  physiology  brain  serotonin  stroke  nervous system  disorders  aura  sci show  hank green  science  Migraine (Disease Or Medical Condition)  

Комментарии: 2 446

  • Bruno Cerri
    Bruno Cerri 1 день назад

    But it's MY grain!!!

    Said the old farmer🍞🍞

  • Chloe M
    Chloe M 2 дня назад

    for me it feels like I have lots of pressure in the top of my head and it feels like someone is pressing down on the top of my eyes as well as becoming sensitive to light. I also sometimes get a stiff neck. I've only had the vision thing and been nauseous once in 8th grade (I'm in 10th). I'm also currently on day two of one and have to miss half a day of school

  • Raisha Zahra
    Raisha Zahra 4 дня назад

    When your having a migrane right now but you can't control it and it's just getting worse

  • RachelRose__
    RachelRose__ 5 дней назад

    I has migraines like every month luckily it's been a few months and haven't got one. They're miserable 😭

  • jansaeipathy
    jansaeipathy 6 дней назад

    My migraines happen when I'm in school where everyone is so noisy and people will not leave me alone then they get mad when I scream at them. Just imagine being in school for 7 hours with migraine.

  • Frost Night
    Frost Night 10 дней назад

    My mom got these as a teen. She always got annoyed when people would get bad head aches and call them migraines

  • Joseph Morigeau
    Joseph Morigeau 10 дней назад

    Who also came here from TØP's Migraine

  • sanjuansteve
    sanjuansteve 10 дней назад

    I used to get migraine headaches brought on by pressure changes until I got into amateur boxing. Never got them again. I had TMJ that it resolved for me too. :D My sister had her upper palate relocated and my mother had her jaw re-set to fight TMJ and my older sister has suffered from migraines all her life.

  • Farsgokkejern Andreasen
    Farsgokkejern Andreasen 12 дней назад

    I have it all :( and i was tested for all

  • Christopher Solares
    Christopher Solares 13 дней назад

    I hate migraines. Lights are hell, my vision is distorted, I get nauseous, etc. It's fucking hell

  • 000snow000
    000snow000 15 дней назад

    I find that if I take painkillers as soon as I feel the first symptoms I can sometimes stop it in its tracks. sometimes.

  • cocoshpee
    cocoshpee 17 дней назад

    i have a migrain almost evry day

  • Alfredas simply
    Alfredas simply 17 дней назад

    For all of you that gets migrenes, USE "CPILIAR" (it really helps) or some other medicine for capillary vessels!!!!!!!!!

  • Pixel Heart
    Pixel Heart 18 дней назад

    When people ask you how you're so tired after sleeping through a migraine and you have to explain why migraine sleep isn't real sleep. 😂

  • Elle Frostever
    Elle Frostever 18 дней назад

    Is it possible to get a migraine without the headache? I have most of those symptoms accompanied by dizziness at times.

  • Ilikegames
    Ilikegames 19 дней назад

    Sharing this video to show everyone's pain that I have to go through every piece or twice a month

  • Ilikegames
    Ilikegames 19 дней назад

    I have had all the symptoms listed and the some including muscle spazums, hallucinations, and flashbacks I get complex migraine which tend to be really bad

  • Bad Gift
    Bad Gift 20 дней назад

    migraines suck.

  • Vegas Tan
    Vegas Tan 22 дня назад

    I wish I could give a simulation of migraine effects to people who say they have migraine when all they have is just bad headache. Like fuck! Don't you fucking compare a headache with a migraine! Go drive a car when you have a migraine and tell me if its NOT THAT BAD! Fuck you "headache" people!

  • rjjj05
    rjjj05 23 дня назад

    I thought it was just a song

  • Andrew Noel
    Andrew Noel 23 дня назад

    coughing or itching is something I experience before I get headaches/migraines. it's annoying.

  • for him
    for him 24 дня назад

    neither of my parents get migraines but here I am with chronic migraines

  • Robin McKee
    Robin McKee 26 дней назад

    Can you do a video on Cluster Headaches? I have them and would like to know more.

  • SxcLibrarian
    SxcLibrarian 27 дней назад

    I used to get migraines but I stopped eating food with MSG and went to a chiropractor for a few months. Didn't work for everybody but it worked for me.

  • Sarah Brower
    Sarah Brower 28 дней назад

    I once asked my brother to be quieter, he said tough it up cus his thighs were chaffed... I almost vomited on him in retaliation.

  • josh owens
    josh owens 1 месяц назад

    my doctor prescribed me a medication for my migraines cause I would get them chronically and it would kill it within an hour. best discovery in the world!

  • Cameo Shadowness
    Cameo Shadowness 1 месяц назад

    This happens to me often.

  • Daneesh
    Daneesh 1 месяц назад

    thank you for this, just sent this video to my family coz sometimes they just don't understand

  • Maggie Wolff
    Maggie Wolff 1 месяц назад

    In high school one of my teachers got a lot of migraines, especially during the last few hours of school. I always felt so bad for her. She would always put her head down on her desk before class started, and you could tell she was in a ton of pain. I offered her ibuprofen, but she had a blood condition and couldn't take it. My family never bought any Advil, so I couldn't really help her besides lowering my voice. Despite the pain she was in, my teacher would always teach the class. She was awesome.

  • Dominique Mayer
    Dominique Mayer 1 месяц назад

    Does anyone else see black spots when they experience migraines?

  • Luke Burr
    Luke Burr 1 месяц назад

    I actually get so furious when you get a migraine and someone is like "oh yeah lol I get those too they're not nice" like no... they're worse then "not nice" they're a week of torture and suffering and another week of not being functional

  • spange bab
    spange bab 1 месяц назад

    My vision was blurry and I couldn't hear properly

  • spange bab
    spange bab 1 месяц назад

    I had a migraine in public and I had to sleep and we had to leave the pub early it was so bad 😭

    ANNETTE TABI 1 месяц назад

    Ohhhh ......this man!!! i just love to listen to you. Very interesting and funny!!!

  • SnipingPipe
    SnipingPipe 1 месяц назад

    Who else has sneezed during a migraine?

  • The Chaotic Phoenixx
    The Chaotic Phoenixx 1 месяц назад

    I've always had migraines when I wake up and it is the awfulest shit.Especially on school days.
    So bad that days I have migraines I actually miss school because basic actions like getting out of bed, walking or eating, are just impossible to do because of the severe nausea i get.I have to hold onto the walls to get anywhere, try not to fall down the stairs, all while my head feels like it's going to explode and I try not to throw up with every step.
    Laying down and accepting this nightmare is my only relief from it.

  • Brett Olivella
    Brett Olivella 1 месяц назад

    I've never had a headache and can't find a reason why..pleeeeaaasssee explain why

  • Hunter Belch
    Hunter Belch 1 месяц назад

    they feel like needles in your nerves. like someone sank a thousand needles through your skull and into your undisturbed brain. and the brain is so rarely disturbed it doesnt know what to do. complete overload of the senses. a physical shut down of the body because the only thing the brain can think about are these fucking needles being pushed deeper. and deeper.

  • PeriKoala
    PeriKoala 1 месяц назад

    My migraines get so bad that I puke, and I know the horrible heaving is coming every time the pain kicks in T~T

  • Tayah Flint
    Tayah Flint 1 месяц назад

    With migraines I usually have aura that blocks part of my vision and I have to close my eyes. I also get nausea.

  • Tayderr
    Tayderr 1 месяц назад

    Ha finally us men don't have to bad end of the deal

  • Mary Nauta
    Mary Nauta 1 месяц назад

    I had a weird migraine once and I was convinced I was having a stroke.

  • Colin Byrne
    Colin Byrne 1 месяц назад

    I watched this because I was at a birthday party today and someone had to leave because they got a migraine. I felt so bad because I have only gotten one in my life and that was when I was really little so I didn't understand🙁

  • Chel Tsunami
    Chel Tsunami 1 месяц назад

    Isn't anyone gonna talk about twenty one pilots?? 😐

  • James Mallinson
    James Mallinson 1 месяц назад

    you can tell this is old because of the shitty green screen

  • Lily_the_ Aussie_girl
    Lily_the_ Aussie_girl 1 месяц назад

    I just sleep and it goes

  • Ginelle The Loremaster
    Ginelle The Loremaster 1 месяц назад

    I have chronic migraines from bad genetics! Yay!

  • Ayenate' Lawson
    Ayenate' Lawson 1 месяц назад

    I take an SSRI and if I miss a dose or am late, I get an insane migraine. I can't even look at my phone or listen to music.

  • Zara Hoffman
    Zara Hoffman 1 месяц назад

    I get migraines and THANK YOU for giving me a link to direct people to now when they call it a bad headache.

  • Past Monster
    Past Monster 1 месяц назад

    It really helps me to take a shower for a migraine

  • Lana
    Lana 1 месяц назад

    I do get occasional migraines that are triggered by sleeping in and have never been severe. More of an annoying headache that is sometimes accompanied by mild nausea. Typically just popping an excedrin will take care of it, otherwise it'll last about a day. I've known people that have had severe migraines so I've seen the effects they can have and have to consider myself lucky.

  • K9 YLVA
    K9 YLVA 1 месяц назад

    I sometimes have migraines at school when I am in the lunch line, so it usually only happens when I am hungry. Don't ask. Yes I'm weird like that. :)

  • Friday We Are Awesome
    Friday We Are Awesome 1 месяц назад

    soundslike the guy from crash course

  • J Black
    J Black 1 месяц назад

    You know when you close your eyes really hard or rub them really hard, you see colors and shapes? I get that during migraines when I close my eyes so it's extra miserable because it makes it hurt worse

  • Brandon Burchatz
    Brandon Burchatz 1 месяц назад

    I go practically blind. Then I can see again. Then the PAIN sets in.

    Much fun! Such ow.

  • Thoughtfull Oreo
    Thoughtfull Oreo 1 месяц назад

    my hands get numb whenever I have a migraine

  • *Mare Gryff*
    *Mare Gryff* 1 месяц назад

    My first migraine i had was in school when i was 11, i was to weak to even hold a pencil.

  • Daniel Singery
    Daniel Singery 1 месяц назад

    As a victim of migrains myself, I can verify that this is quite accurate

  • Gregor McIntosh
    Gregor McIntosh 1 месяц назад

    Is it bad that I get literally every single one of these symptoms?
    But then mine don't seem to last for 4 hours most of the time. it's usually just a hectic and painful 2 hours of agony followed by feeling weak and sick for a while

  • stewietsheking
    stewietsheking 1 месяц назад

    I had a migraine just the other day. Felt like somebody was stabbing me in the head. Tried to take tylenol, but ended up seeing them again shortly after, still only half dissolved. Some people try cold rags, i buried my head in a pillow and just hoped to pass out again. These things are no joke.

  • cet 96
    cet 96 1 месяц назад

    referring to the aura section- i haven't had a migraine in years, but on the rare occasion i got one the only symptom listed here i experienced was blurred vision, and i mean very, very blurred. Would start in patches, where a few spots are blurred and spread. When possible, i could barricade myself in my room with lights out and head buried in my pillow. That would would, and i wouldn't have to go though hrs of pain :D

  • Gabriel Williams
    Gabriel Williams 2 месяца назад

    Kill me I have terrible migraines every day the pills make worse. A dollar a day prevents people from migraines every day donate now becuz it doesn't help we are just trying to get your money

  • realcolataste97
    realcolataste97 2 месяца назад

    i suffers from migraine with aura and it's the worst thing ever in my life

  • NessaWyvern
    NessaWyvern 2 месяца назад

    I find that for a month after I have had a migraine, I would get carsick waaaay more easily.

  • Mrs Green
    Mrs Green 2 месяца назад

    I have found my place in the internet you are all my people let's have a convention where we all get together just so we can unanimously sympathise with each other

  • Mary Murphy
    Mary Murphy 2 месяца назад

    I've never made the this connection before but our also sounds like pregnancy.

  • Armand Alegg
    Armand Alegg 2 месяца назад

    I get the "scintillating scotoma" (in a black and white zigzag pattern) a few times a year, but I haven't had a migraine since 2007. I just try to drink some water and get rid of some wind. When I had a migraine I would belch a lot but couldn't break wind. Intestinal gas seems to magnify any other aches and pains so it surely exacerbates headache too.

  • Mia Hansen
    Mia Hansen 2 месяца назад

    As a migraine sufferer, I can't even begin to explain how much I love the title of this video.

  • Jetzy Franco
    Jetzy Franco 2 месяца назад

    I have no vision but still get ocular pain during a migraine. Sucks.

  • Yunaii 00
    Yunaii 00 2 месяца назад

    Whenever i get a migrain i can not function anymore... My vision gets worse, every sound and light hurts, smells make me extremely nauseous. Plus i can o ly sit perfectly straight without looking down more then about 10° because then it gets even worse... :/
    Yet my work forced me to continue working a few times, because "it's just a bad headache". I worked in retail... :/ As a cashier. Mainly during the busiest hours. Staring at a computer screen all day...
    Glad i don't work there anymore

  • Francie Mc Cool
    Francie Mc Cool 2 месяца назад

    ive suffered migraines since i was young i used to vomit when i was younger i couldn't keep food down if i tried eating i was sick. but now i just get headaches with blurry vision and cant sit in light

  • Tramithic
    Tramithic 2 месяца назад


  • el cucumber
    el cucumber 2 месяца назад

    Ahhh, the advantages of being a male...

    Also don't forget the disadvantages

  • Izzy Conley
    Izzy Conley 2 месяца назад

    I have a migraine right now it's been going on since I woke up it's now 7 pm

  • Kennybarr 98
    Kennybarr 98 2 месяца назад

    I have chronic migraines. I have a migraine 24/7. I dont get a break from them. I have had one solid migraine since I was 2. I can't tell you how bad mine get at times.

  • Drago
    Drago 2 месяца назад

    kill me now

  • Self-replicating whatnot
    Self-replicating whatnot 2 месяца назад

    So, if you can stop it with pain meds it's not a migrane?

    XCITYWHITEBOY 2 месяца назад

    I'm 14 I get daily migraines and I take a very expensive medicine called rizatriptan It works really well for anyone else who has migraines you should ask your doctor

  • Hannah Lehat
    Hannah Lehat 2 месяца назад

    I get migraines during PMS and it usually lasts 3 days

  • Cerinaya
    Cerinaya 2 месяца назад

    I get the change in weather and strong smell headaches but for me they are sinus issues, not migraines, and they are bad enough. I've have one definite migraine that blurred my vision and felt like someone was driving railroad spikes into my skull from several angles, nothing helped but sleeping. I will never tell someone who suffers from genuine migraines to take a pill and get over it.

  • Quake Swift
    Quake Swift 2 месяца назад

    I've never had a migraine,
    But my brother suffers from them bad. But I may think I have one now.
    I was on Xbox and I saw some kind of lines and then it moved abit. And then it lasted for 20 mins. And then after the lines appeared behind my eyes kills and it hurts so bad
    What is this
    Migraine or not?

  • Heaven Lee
    Heaven Lee 3 месяца назад

    Silent migraines are a thing too. I've had them my entire life but only started feeling actual pain in my head around a year ago. It's absolutely awful. Really the best thing you can do for someone who's having a migraine is to just leave them alone.

  • littleblu33
    littleblu33 3 месяца назад

    The last terrible migraine I had, I felt dizzy and couldn't think straight, before the nausea set in, then an aching neck and a KILLER headache that just didn't go away. I fell asleep for five hours in the middle of the day, while at a county fair with 4H. Excellent.

  • Blurryface's Best Fren
    Blurryface's Best Fren 3 месяца назад

    My nanny thinks she gets migraines but she doesn't get a headache or anything she just vomits because she rushes around everywhere

  • Kelvin De Jesus Perez
    Kelvin De Jesus Perez 3 месяца назад

    thank you for telling people whe i go through i had one during school and my school nurse had the nerve to tell me that it was just a small head ache and told me to hold on and go back to my class and it just getting worse and worse until i almost fainted in class thankfully i had called my mom beforehand so she got there and took me home gave me medication and put me in a silent and dark room and i fell a sleep and woke up still sort of feeling the migraine

  • PeachesforMe
    PeachesforMe 3 месяца назад

    I have a malformation in my brain and it causes migraines like crazy. Stress and Sleep usually are what cause it. I have had to stumble to my boss and tell him "Somethings wrong" several times. Usually I'll go lay down somewhere because, I suffer from seizures due to the aforementioned malformation. A lot of the time I can't tell it's a migraine or a seizure about to happen. I get the 'aura' of seizures, as my doctors called it; Ie I can tell when one is about to happen due to changes in body

  • SuperGirl1659
    SuperGirl1659 3 месяца назад

    migrains are fucked up especially the visual aura I hate it so much

  • Blade Bolt
    Blade Bolt 3 месяца назад

    Wow. This sounds uncomfortabely similar to me.

  • Tsha4life
    Tsha4life 3 месяца назад

    Yep it was period period

  • Alex Cantlow
    Alex Cantlow 3 месяца назад

    i got one right now fucking kills but dus anyone have mentle health will that effect migrains i have phycosis and angzity

  • Jonathan Lowenthal
    Jonathan Lowenthal 3 месяца назад

    I have migraines often, I have all those symptoms accept slurred speech and bad vision. I take nasal spray but usually the only way to really fix it is to go to sleep

  • masmantour
    masmantour 3 месяца назад

    My TBI puts me in migraine cycles, where if I don't have a full blown migraine I know it's lurking. I fight it, but then bam! I'm unable to turn my head without wanting to bash my own head in.

    ENIOLA SAM-OLAYEMI 3 месяца назад

    Thanks a lot. I found this very useful😘

  • Raspberry Bomb
    Raspberry Bomb 3 месяца назад

    i got a mirgrine and the pain will range from up down and sideways. Thank god its friday cause friday will always be better than sundays cause sundays are my suicide days. I dont why they allways seem so dismal thunderstorms cloud snow and a slight drizzle. (sorry carry it on because i cant remember the rest)

  • jessy fancy vlogs
    jessy fancy vlogs 3 месяца назад

    I have one rn that's why I'm watching 😂

  • Piero Lujan Pedreschi
    Piero Lujan Pedreschi 3 месяца назад

    I suffer of it

  • Storm Huffman
    Storm Huffman 3 месяца назад

    I feel like a huge pussy now. When I was 10ish, I had a brain surgery to remove an egg size cyst from the right hand vascular of my brain. As far as I remember, I had MASSIVE headaches but no migraines.

  • Kai Germinario
    Kai Germinario 3 месяца назад

    I don't think I get migraines I just get a really bad headache and nausea until I fall asleep but it happens every time I get a head ache
    help I think there is something wrong with me