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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?

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

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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 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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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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Which migraine medication works the best?

Which migraine medication works the best?

Best to ask your: Neurologist or pain doctor. Choice of medication depends on frequency and types of migraines. You could be on abortive or prophylactic medications or both. Ask you doctor. ...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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What do I do when migraine medicine wont work?

What do I do when migraine medicine wont work?

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 more

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Why do I get a migraine every time I work out?

Why do I get a migraine every time I work out?

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 more

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Please tell me if I should take off work because of a migraine?

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

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What would be a good way to take care of a migraine while at work?

What would be a good way to take care of a migraine while at work?

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 more

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I'm having a difficult time finding a migraine medication that works well for me. Any suggestions?

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 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