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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Unpredictable: But seems to run in families and is associated with carsickness in childhood.
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Dr. Gary Lederman
40 years experience Dentistry
Anyone: Almost anyone can get them. Women more often than males. While there are many causes, they are associated with prior orthodontic treatments. Medical a ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Migraines are common: Millions of people around the world get migraine headaches. These are one of the most common causes of headaches. They are somewhat less common than ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Great question : We dont know. There are genetic and environmental factor that make them more likely but we don't full understand the cause.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Chronic head tilt: Cause is a chronically tilted head, causing superior trapezium leading edge girth inequality; thinnest trapezius on head-tilt side!, and other side (h ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Ocular migraines!: Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision). They lack the s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Numerous causes: There are several causes for migraine headaches. See PCP. IF HE CANNOT find the cause then we look at environmental hormonal and nutritional deficienc ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Various ways: Some respond just to rest in a quiet place, other also with addition of ice to the head in various spots, some with pressure applied to the temples, g ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Prevalence of migraine is 2.5% under the age of 7, 5% from age 7 to puberty, and 10% in postpubertal girls. Migraine without aura is twice more comm ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
A lot !!: Keep a headache diary, find your own trigger factors and avoid them, see a headache specialist for the appropriate medication to prevent them.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Learn to manage: Migraine is very common. There is no cure. There is a way to manage. The first step is to try to understand the triggers. Often it is stress, sudd ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Fuehrer
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Medications, etc...: There are a variety of medications that can stop a migraine after it has started, as well as help to prevent migraines from occurring in the first pla ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
Primarily History: Migraine can generally be diagnosed from history. Some historical factors may signal the need for more extensive testing such as ct, MRI or eeg.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Yang
Dr. Mike Yang answered
4 years experience Family Medicine
Variety of options: there are several classes of medications used to prevent migraines. There are a class of medication known as the Triptans that are abortive medication ... Read More

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