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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Can children get migraine headaches?

Can children get migraine headaches?

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 common than the one with aura in school-age children. ...Read more

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I get migraine headaches. Could they be related to raynaud’s?

I get migraine headaches. Could they be related to raynaud’s?

Possibly: Raynaud's symptoms and migraines both are caused by abnormal regulation of blood flow to certain parts of the body, so they may be related in some patients. Also, some medications for migraines (the triptans and ergot alkaloids) can lead to raynaud's symptoms as a side effect. However, having migraines doesn't mean one will get raynaud's, and having raynaud's doesn't mean one will get migraines. ...Read more

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How can I get relief for migraine headaches?

How can I get relief for migraine headaches?

Botox and Surgery: Long term relief of migraines can be achieved with botox. If you have a good response, you may be a candidate for surgery. Surgery has been shown to dramatically decrease the frequency and intensity of migraines. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com. ...Read more

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What to do to get myself better from my migraine headaches ?

What to do to get myself better from my migraine headaches ?

Best to prevent: In this regard, several approved fda meds such as beta-blockers, topamax, (topiramate) depakote, but some pts seem to do well on tricyclics, and calcium channel blockers. Otc approaches include riboflavin, co-q-10, butterbur, feverfew, magnesium. Greater occipital nerve blocks and Botox may be other choices. Triggers from red wine, aged cheeses, msg, nitrites might be present. ...Read more

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What to do if i get migraine headaches sometimes, what's a good remedy for them?

Neurotransmitter bal: Neurotransmitter imbalance is a cause of migraines. Visit www.Neurosciencemysths.Com for information about migraines and to get referred to a doctor who can treat the condition properly. ...Read more

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How to get rid of annoying migraine headaches?

How to get rid of annoying migraine headaches?

A/W Dr. Bragg: Triggers for migraine headaches can include things like stress, odors/scents, neck tension, alcohol, hormonal changes(such as menses), lights, smoke or other fumes, ^'ed physical activity, particular foods, becoming overheated ; sleep patterns. Know your trigger ; avoid them. Your neurologist can prescribed preventive medication as well. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my migraine headaches permanently ?

Migraines: Schedule appt. With neurologist for assessment & treatment options. ...Read more

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Should i be drinking coffee if i get migraine/headaches?

Maybe: Caffeine can actually treat certain types of headaches. If you stop caffeine abruptly then you can have caffeine withdrawal headaches. I would consult a good headache neurologist for advice on? ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of migraine headaches?

What can I do to get rid of migraine headaches?

Migraines: Many treatments exist for migraines. As well as preventive measures. ...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


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