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What is the treatment for migraine?

What is the treatment for migraine?

Alot but: You may want to consider having your doctor/headache specialist see if Botox can be approved for your migraine headaches. If it works you could have significantly less migraines for at least 3-4 months at a time. Many times people's migraines are cut in half if not more. The use of your oral migraine prevention medications and abortives are much more helpful and reduce occurrences even better. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for migraine?

What is the best treatment for migraine?

Vast improvements: Migraine surgery can lead to cure in some patients. This is a new and emerging field. Visit http://www.Migrainereliefcenter.Com for more information. ...Read more

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What is the most efficacious treatment for migraine?

What is the most efficacious treatment for migraine?

Treatment migraine: Best treatment is avoiding triggers like stress, lack of sleep, food triggers to be avoided, relaxation teckniques and proper use of controller med, which you take daily, like calcium channel blockers, anti seizures meds like Depakote and others.And during acute attack proper use of prescribed triptans.The combination of all these works the best in my experience. ...Read more

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Can you provide me with a conservative treatment at home for migraine?

Can you provide me with a conservative treatment at home for migraine?

NO: See a neurologist. Avoid alcohol. Do not smoke. Avoid birth control pills. Begin with accurate diagnosis. Migraine can be serious but can be treated. ...Read more

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If I was diagnosed with Hemithy migraine what would the treatment and prognosis be?

If I was diagnosed with Hemithy migraine what would the treatment and prognosis be?

Never heard of it: I don't recognize the type of headache you are referring to. I think you are trying to spell it phonetically. Do you mean hemicrania continua? This form of headache is more common in women than men and more likely found in young adulthood than pediatric or older adult age groups. However, it is not a type of migraine though some features of hemicrania are similar to those of migraine. ...Read more

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What is the most effective medicine for migraine and the best treatment for migraine?

What is the most effective medicine for migraine and the best treatment for migraine?

Older medicines: The ones usually given are the tryptans. They are expensive and also dangerous with regard to serious effects of vasoconstriction. A multi center study of emergency room treatment of migraine revealed the superiority of phenothiazineā€“antihistamines such as Phenergan (promethazine) and Compazine. 1 antinausea dose tab at onset, repeat in Ā½ hr if needed. Repeat sequence 2 hrs from 1st dose. ...Read more

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What is the best / most natural way to get treatment for a migraine that does not go away?

Herbal and calming: Calming, meditation, and certain herbs have been found to be helpful. Heavy doses of pain medications may cause the headache to be more prolonged and more resistant to treatment. Chronic daily headache is a known variant of migraine that is becoming more common and becoming very difficult to manage. Repeated doses of triptans may actually make migraine worse. You must break the cycle. ...Read more

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Can benedryl be used in treatment of migraine... If so how?

Can benedryl be used in treatment of migraine... If so how?

Doesn't work well: However, might help you fall asleep which secondarily could end that migraine attack. Aleve (naproxen) seems to work better, but you need about 375 to 500 mg total. You could take aleve (naproxen) thrice daily, which might prevent migraine attacks, but could upset your stomach. Maybe try riboflavin, vitamin b-2 as another preventative. ...Read more

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Can Valium help in migraine treatment?

Can Valium help in migraine treatment?

Not usually given: Benzodiazepine tranquilizers like Valium or Xanax (alprazolam) are usually not prescribed for treatment of migraine. There is no evidence they are effective for the acute migraine headache. Nor are they used for prevention of migraine. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for common migraine?

What is the treatment for common migraine?

Identify triggers: There are certain foods and aspects of lifestyle that can trigger or worsen headaches and migraines. The best way to identify triggers is to maintain a headache diary and keep a list of foods eaten before your migraine. Common triggers include chocolate, caffeine, cheese, msg, processed meats, alcohol, smoking/being around smoke, stress, skipping meals, lack of sleep or too much sleep. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more