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is their any final medication for migraines?

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Dr. Robert Johnson
Pain Management 30 years experience
Triptans a great alt: Depending on the frequency and severity of your headaches, the degree of disability your headaches cause, there are Preventive Medication which are taken on a Dailey basis to prevent these Migraines and Pain Relieveing medications that are taken while your experiencing symptoms of a migraine. If that's the case and you've tried the over the counter then try prescription Triptans.

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Does weather affect migraines?

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Yes: Barometric weather changes can cause headaches.
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Does music help with migraines?

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No: The is nothing in the literature to support music as migraine treatment.
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How long do migraines usually last?

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Migrains: Depends on the type and cause of the migraines. Migraines can last for several hours to several days. Migraine sufferers should have a thorough evaluation to determine the type and cause and then proper treatment can be given to help. This type of headache tends to attack females more than males, and can be devastating to a person.
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What are rebound migraines?

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Drug withdrawal: If someone takes a migraine drug on a regular basis and then stops taking it, they may get a rebound headache when the drug is stopped. The same thing happens when caffeine is stopped after regular use.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

What makes migraines start?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Blood flow changes?: The actual cause of migraine headaches is not known. The vascular theory says that changes in the size of blood vessels leading to the brain causes changes in blood flow, with increased flow causing pain. The neurovascular theory says changes in brain signals and brain activity cause blood vessels to change sizes, resulting in pain from increases in blood flow. Additional theories also exist.

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