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Does Rtms Work For Migraines
I have a pressure headache for 3 week non stop I have migraine pills don't work sinus antibiotic no effect up to now im about to cry what more can I do?
Headache: The best way to diagnose and manage this is to see a doctor. If your pcp is stumped see a neurologist. If it is associated with your sinus infection a decongestant may be of value, along with nasal saline rinses or nasal steroid spray. This could conceivably be related to your hypertension, in which case get this treated asap. Best to see a doctor. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep a diary: If correct preventative measures are taken , most patients improve.If your headache is truly intractable, try keeping a diary of headaches to identify trigger factors, look into your life style and total life situation, biofeedback? Botox injections? Treating coexistent problems such as hypertension or depression? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical exertion: Migraines occur in people with a genetic predisposition. Different people have different predisposing factors and triggers. Physical exertion commonly makes migraines worse. Physical exertion appears to be a trigger for your migraines. You should explore prophylactic treatment for migraines. For more info, see: http://understandingmigraine.blogspot.com/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You should: Regardless, what subtype of the migraine, one cannot minimize a patient’s disability in regard to a dramatic and debilitating pain syndrome. The symptoms: throbbing pain, aggravated by physical activity and systemic symptoms: nausea/vomiting, blurry vision, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, polyuria.Following the headache, the patient may feel tired, washed out, irritable, and listless. ...Read more
Hard to do: This may be very difficult. If the migraine can be caught early in development and you respond to triptans, taking a triptan may take care of it. It is best to try to lay down or sit leaning back with eyes closed in a quiet, dark place for 20-30 minutes while the medication works. Most migraines result in an inability to work. For more info see: http://understandingmigraine.blogspot.com/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having a difficult time finding a migraine medication that works well for me. Any suggestions?
See your doctor: If you have tried all over the counterpain medications, you might consider a magnesium supplement, then see your doctor. You might need a daily medication like topamax (topiramate) or Propranolol to keep the headaches away. You can also find out if your headaches are coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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