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Classic migraine--what will help?

Classic migraine--what will help?

First, avoid trigger: The first thing to do is see if there are any triggers (sleep deprivation, dehydration, specific foods) that you can avoid- many people are able to control migraines very well without any medication at all! If this does not work, see your doctor about abortive medications (e.g. Nsaids or triptans) and to consider if prophylactic treatment might be right for you. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Classic Migraine (Definition)

Migraine with aura is sometimes termed classic migraine while migraine without aura is often called common migraine. Aura is usually a visual phenomenum that will last up to 1 hour before ...Read more


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What can you do to recover from classic migraine?

What can you do to recover from classic migraine?

Be seen: There are many effective treatments for migraines. Often, by successfully treating a migraine, you are more likely to not have a recurrence. Conversely, if you fail to treat your migraine effectively today, it is more likely to come back tomorrow. ...Read more

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Can migraine in children be cured or only treated?

Can migraine in children be cured or only treated?

Depends: There are several hypotheses to the cause of migraine and it is likely that migraine is a sex-conditioned inherited disorder (autosomal dominant in females and autosomal recessive in males). This is most likely to be so in the "typical" migraine- the mostly youth-onset, the provocation by
birth control, induction by menstruation and self limitation after menopause. Thus a pos. Fam history is key. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: classic migraine?

What is the definition or description of: classic migraine?

Migraine with aura: Migraine with aura is sometimes termed classic migraine while migraine without aura is often called common migraine. Aura is usually a visual phenomenum that will last up to 1 hour before the head pain starts. ...Read more

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Occular migraine in children is it common?

Occular migraine in children is it common?

Possible: It is definitely possible. Ocular migraines have been reported in children as young as 2 years old. A thorough eye examination should be performed to exclude other possibilities. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for classic migraine?

What is the treatment for classic migraine?

Be seen: There are many medications called triptans, including imitrex, (sumatriptan) maxalt, and others. Be seen and diagnosed, and your doctor can prescribe the proper medication. ...Read more

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Why do you feel so tired after classic migraine?

Why do you feel so tired after classic migraine?

It happens: migraine fatigue impacts some 70 percent to 84 percent of migraine sufferers, according to studies
•fatigue can trigger migraines
•fatigue can accompany head pain
•fatigue may be a warning sign that a migraine attack is right around the corner
•fatigue may surface after head pain goes away
that half of people who suffer from vertigo with migraines said fatigue made it worse. ...Read more

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Is it normal that I am unable to read during an episode of classic migraine w aura? I have to sound out words like a kindergartner.

Is it normal that I am unable to read during an episode of classic migraine w aura? I have to sound out words like a kindergartner.

Language affected: It is thought that over 50% of migraineurs with aura exhibit signs or symptoms of difficulty with some aspect of language during attacks. You need to get these under control due to the elevated risks these types of headaches have for things such as future stroke or other blood clotting disorders. More questions: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR if you'd like to set up a visit. ...Read more

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Migraine, blurred vision one eye, eye twitching, nausea, weakness (could not open bag of chips). Voice hoarse. Classic migraine?

Migraine, blurred vision one eye, eye twitching, nausea, weakness (could not open bag of chips). Voice hoarse. Classic migraine?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, partial blackout, weakness, dysesthesia, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...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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Hi I'm 26 yrs old, have 3 children age 3.5yrs, 2 & 6 months & for the last 2 weeks I've been experiencing sharp stomach pain on occasion & almost constant abdominal pain, migraine like headaches, hot & cold flashes and dizziness. I've also experienced ra

Hi I'm 26 yrs old, have 3 children age 3.5yrs, 2 & 6 months & for the last 2 weeks I've been experiencing sharp stomach pain on occasion & almost constant abdominal pain, migraine like headaches, hot & cold flashes and dizziness. I've also experienced ra

Difficult: We always think of gall bladder issues in women of child-bearing age. But it could be your appendix (2 weeks sounds unlikely, though), severe reflux, an ulcer, a gastroenteritis (infection -- viral vs bacterial), etc... Numerous possibilities including female organs too. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is a good migraine tablet?

What is a good migraine tablet?

The best drug: Pharmacological management of migraine involves abortive therapy for the acute, occasional migraine attack, and prophylactic therapy for the more chronic and disabling attacks. Some migraine patients are prone to medication overuse headaches. There are multiple drug options for migraine management. Therefore, you should see your physician for evaluation and choosing the best drug for your migraine. ...Read more

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How to deal with severe migraine?

Migraine management: The goals of migraine therapy are relief from pain and associated symptoms and the restoration of normal function and quality of life. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See OFP or headache specialist. ...Read more

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How to work with migraine control?

How to work with migraine control?

Interrupt pattern: Prescription approaches include Depakote, topirimate, beta blockers, and calcium channel blockers, but Botox and OTC agents such as riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, magnesium, and Co-Q-10 can break up pattern. ...Read more

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What can be done about a migraine?

Two approaches: I think it best to prevent if these are frequent, and prescription meds include beta blockers, topirimate, depakote, and perhaps naproxen. To abort headache initially, might use a triptan, or an ergot, or even cambia. Botox, acupuncture, greater occipital nerve blocks offer additional interventions. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does a migraine go away by itself? /

Does a migraine go away by itself? /

Neurology eval: They will usually resolve over time. Sleep often can help to abort a migraine. If you have true migraine headaches, I would encourage you to be evaluated by a neurologist. At that preventive & abortive measures can be addressed. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve my migraine?

What can I do to relieve my migraine?

OTC remedy: Try otc (over the counter) remedies first (e.g. Extra strength tylenol), avoid triggers, if applicable (e.g. Noise, light, etc...) are some basic steps. ...Read more

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Recurring migraine? What med can help

Recurring migraine? What med can help

Some meds help: These really are hard to prevent. There are multiple meds, a bad sign that none are really effective. Tops ax, inderal, some calcium channel blockers and even NSAIDs especially in teens. Abortive treatment with onset of symptoms, like Imitrex (sumatriptan) type meds. There is a whole new class of meds to prevent that are in trials now. They seem effective in close to 80% in prevention. ...Read more

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How do I know if I still have a migraine?

How do I know if I still have a migraine?

Headaches: If you are still getting headaches and they resemble your migraine headaches, then you still have it. At time migraine can go away if you find and resolve the triggers (often it is red wine, chocolate, cheeses etc). But it can come back if triggered again. Rarely migraine disappears completely, but it does happen occasionally. ...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 type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more