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Does rtms work for migraines?

Does rtms work for migraines?

Yes: Actually, a single pulse of tms when you are having an aura can abort a migraine. There is an fda-approved product out right now which will do just that. Also, low frequency rtms to the occiput (back of the head) may be beneficial in reducing frequency and intensity of migraines but this procedure is not fda approved. ...Read more

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Dr. Vasu Brown
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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Definition)

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an energy-based therapy that is proposed to work through electromagnetic induction, which modifies neuroexcitability. It has been used in patients with autism spectrum disorders, depression, epilepsy, and Tourette syndrome. ...Read more


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Does dbs work for depression?

Does dbs work for depression?

Yes: Deep brain stimulation has been studied in patients with very severe, treat resistant depression (trd). The number of people treated has been small but results are very promising. Dbs can be in the form of an implantable device or via a new type of transcranial magnetic stimulation (tms) that can non-invasively reach deeper into the brain. Studies are ongoing but it's not mainstream. ...Read more

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Does acupuncture work for ibs?

Does acupuncture work for ibs?

Maybe helpful: Ibs is very difficult to treat and stress/emotions can play a major role. Spasms, bloating, diarrhea and/or constipation can occur. There are no magic pills to cure ibs. Stress reduction, and diet modification (increasing fiber and avoiding triggers) are often the best treatment options, but accupuncture by a trained professional can be helpful in many cases too. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does cbt work for tourette's?

Does cbt work for tourette's?

For the OCD: Tourette syndrome, adhd & OCD are hand-in-glove. A specific form of cognitive-behavioral therapy called exposure-and-response-prevention is used for the ocd. Oppositional defiant disorder often accompanies the adhd. It is treated with behavior-modification & behavior management training for parents. Social skills group therapy & tutoring for associated learning disabilities are often needed. ...Read more

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Does magnesium oxide work for migraine headaches?

Does magnesium oxide work for migraine headaches?

Maybe: Magnesium as an alternative preventive treatment has mixed support in the medical community. ...Read more

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Does bisoprolol work for anxiety?

Does bisoprolol work for anxiety?

Bisoprolol: It is used for treatment of hypertension. It was not well tested for anxiety treatment. It was shown that bisoprolol could cause anxiety as a central nervous system's side effect. ...Read more

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Does this exedrin migraine work for period/menstrual pain?

Does this exedrin migraine work for period/menstrual pain?

Yes but why?: Exedrine migraine contains aspirin, acetominophen and caffeine. The asirin is an anti-inflammatory agent, good for menstral cramps while acetominophen, being also and analgesic, can help with the pain. The caffeine helps not. Pure anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen, usually helps best and is safer long term with Aspirin frequently being more caustic to the stomach. ...Read more

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Does prp work for chronic cervogenic headaches?

Does prp work for chronic cervogenic headaches?

Platelet Rich Plasma: PRP or platelet rich plasma injection is very effective for a number of indications. These include facial rejuvenation, hair regrowth, sexual rejuvenation, healing musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis, and more. I have not seen PRP used for headaches. Perhaps you mean Botox, which is well-known to be helpful for headaches. Take care. ...Read more

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Will Excedrin migraine work for ongoing migraine?

Will Excedrin migraine work for ongoing migraine?

Maybe: It might help and will not cause any issues to try. It is just over the counter medications that benefit some people with migraines and is seen as an abortive medication. If it does not, then you will have to consider prescription medications, such as triptans or ergots that can be more effective for abortive therapy. Excedrin migraine does work very well for some people, and others it does not. ...Read more

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Does art therapy really work for depression?

Does art therapy really work for depression?

It Can: Art therapy can help alleviate symptoms of depression, especially if artistic endeavors are something you already enjoy doing. Art enhances creativity, is a great way to express your emotions, and has a positive effect on self esteem. ...Read more

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Does the medicines zomig (zolmitriptan) and cyproheptadine work well for migraines?

Does the medicines zomig (zolmitriptan) and cyproheptadine work well for migraines?

Both may & many othe: Zomig (zolmitriptan) is a tryptan, which is in a group very commonly used to rx migraine, best taken as soon as feel it coming on (aura). Periactin is med used as an antihistamine for allergic skin reactions, but also migraine. Migraines r as unique as individual personalities; so it may take multiple trials of meds & rx; multiple attempts to find the triggers. Do this w a professional versed in rx headaches. ...Read more

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Does Nikken brand magnetic therapy work for pain relief?

Does Nikken brand magnetic therapy work for pain relief?

Could work: of course there is nothing in the modern medicine explain or support such treatment patient with chronic pain and arthritis usually swear by it I do not have personal experience in spite of lack of evidence about their efficacy I usually keep open mind try it. it does not hurt or cause harm but do not delay a sure medical treatment for questionable not medical treatment good luck ...Read more

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Why doesn't any medication work for my migraines?

Why doesn't any medication work for my migraines?

Several reasons!: There are several reasons why medications might not be working for migraines. Migraines can respond to different medications or sometimes to supplements like Magnesium or Riboflavin; each individual needs a tailored treatment approach which takes into consideration several factors. Consult a Headache physician today. ...Read more

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Does mycratine work as a migraine medication?

Does mycratine work as a migraine medication?

Mycratine: First, although this proprietary product is marketed as "homeopathic, " it's not homeopathic in its use. It's not prescribed by a careful, individualized case-taking, and is a "complex" that isn't described on the label. It's also had no homeopathic provings (the method by which 3000+ other homeopathic remedies are studied and their effects discovered). Company testimonials say it works, though. ...Read more

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Does light therapy work for non seasonal depression as well?

Does light therapy work for non seasonal depression as well?

May help...: There is some data to suggest that light therapy can be effective in helping to treat other conditions like non-seasonal depression and insomnia. Given there are really no side effects, it may be worthwhile trying. ...Read more

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How well does the Cefaly work for migraine prevention?

How well does the Cefaly work for migraine prevention?

I don't know: Frankly, never prescribed one yet to my patients, but have seen many times used devices on ebay. Here is the Cefaly discussion group on Migraine.com: <a href="http://migraine.com/topic/cefaly-anti-migraine-device/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://migraine.com/topic/cefaly-anti-migraine-device/</a> It’s important to understand that what is helpful for one will not help another. Take good car ...Read more

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Will topamax (topiramate) and esgic plus work for tension headaches?

Will topamax (topiramate) and esgic plus work for tension headaches?

Different Goals: Topamax (topiramate) is used to prevent headaches-esgic is used as a rescue drug when the headaches occur. If the esgic is used regularly, it can trigger medication overuse headaches which become more difficult to treat than the original headache. ...Read more

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Does zenmed work for rosacea?

Does zenmed work for rosacea?

Perhaps: The standard for rosacea includes avoiding any known "triggers" - that may include sun, foods, topical agents, etc. Beyond that, using sun protection and occasionally antibiotic therapy will help in some individuals. Trying "natural" products is prob fine, but results (as with any skincare) will vary - particularly with non-prescription agents. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How well do occipital nerve blocks work for migraines?

How well do occipital nerve blocks work for migraines?

Nerve blocks: In a study by afridi, et al., it was shown that greater occipital nerve blocks provided a partial response in 17 of 54 patients with migraine and a complete resonse in 9 of 54 patients studied. Their study showed a mean duration of complete response for a period of 20 days and a partial reponse for a period of 45 days. This is a procedure I use frequently in our practice. ...Read more

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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