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A 37-year-old female asked:

I have headaches & becoming more severe heavy head neck sore when i yawn very lightheaded/nauseous could it be migraine? im on atenolol what can i use

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Migraine prophylaxis: Any migraine must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) non-pharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec.:see: orofacial pain or headache specialist.
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. https://www.aan.com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic?topicId=16

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Last updated May 18, 2015

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