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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Prevention: Multiple preventative meds present, including topirimate, depakote, beta-blockers, botox, but also otc, such as riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, magne ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: The longer the delay the less effective the treatment. Also consider that it might be something other than migraine. There is also a risk of stroke wi ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Try Pain Meds See MD: All i can recommend is try over the counter meds like Excdrine,Ibuprofen or Tylenol.If it does not help yu will need prescription meds from your docto ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience in Family Medicine
More than a headache: Migraines typically are throbbing headaches that tend to be on one side of the head. They may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to li ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Migraines: A migraine is a bad headache that can come and go. It can be associated with other symptoms, such as nausea/vomiting, vision changes, sensitivity to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
39 years experience in Family Medicine
Good Question: The causes of migraine aura without headache are the same as with headaches including stress, foods, sleep patterns, hormonal changes and others. Why ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
A headache: Cephalgia is one of the medical terms for a headache.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Recurrent headache: Migraine is a chronic disoeder in which you get recurrent headaches which are moderate to severe in nature in typical headache it is on one sided he ... Read More
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Migraine: A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on just one side of the head. It's often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Tension headache: A tension headache feels like pressure, like a band around the head, or discomfort at the top of the neck. It is long-lasting, continuous, and it may ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
Still a migraine: Neurotransmitter imbalance is a cause of migraines. Migraines can come with spasm in vessels and cause weakness of parts when it is in full bloom. ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
27 years experience in Neurology
See below: Cluster migraine is a severe variant of migraine which can awaken an individual from sleep, may be triggered by alcohol. It is described by tearing a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
5 signs: One eye visual disturbances (flashing light, dark spot, blind) temporary visual loss headache (starts after visual changes) repeated (at least 2 a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Caffeine, Headache: Most consider the headache when stopping your caffeine a form of withdrawal. Many of us have experienced a headache when we don't get our morning dos ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shin Beh
Dr. Shin Beh answered
8 years experience in Neurology
Good resource: Here's a good article to help: http://migrainesymptoms-guide.Com/what-is-a-vascular-migraine/.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Junction head/spine: Cervicogenic headaches come about as a result of some dysfunction or pathology in the cervical region of the spinal column such as may happen after a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Migralepsy: This is a rare condition in which a migraine is followed within an hour by an epileptic seizure. It causes headache, vomiting, visual hallucinations, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Headache: Might be viral and not related to cardiovascular system.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Not brain tissue!: Brain itself cannot feel pain! the inflammation or stretching of the soft tissue in the blood vessels and the covering of the brain (the meninges) sen ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Def: Comes in clusters meaning not present continuously with autonomic symptoms like unilateral pain lacrimation, rhinorrhoea etc.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Nummular headache: Follow the link for the basics about nummular headaches & possible treatments: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17686396 consult a neurologist or ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not enough space: To answer this question here. Try to figure out triggers and then avoid them.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
Exactly as it sounds: A headache is precisely what it sounds like a pain in the head region. There are many reasons for a head ache. One could be due to migraines which ar ... Read More
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