Location and symptoms

Typical episodic migraine may increase in frequency to the point where it recurs daily

Precipitating factors

May be caused by emotional disturbance or the daily dosage of ergotamine or analgesics.

Treatment/prevention

A combination of approaches, including the attainment of a calm, relaxed state, the establishment of a satisfactory pattern of living, with regular daily exercise and the right balance of work and leisure time, and the use of tricyclic medication