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Drinking Alcohol To Get Rid Of Migraine Headache
Could you tell me the effects of drinking alcohol while having a migraine headache (not a migraine caused by alcohol)?
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Early treatment: There are prescription medication class called triptans that are very effective. See your doctor to see if this medication is appropriate for you. Early treatment is the key to effectively manage migraines. You can try over the counter Ibuprofen and caffeine products aswell which works quite well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Treatment can range from going to a quiet dark place and sleeping it off, to using cool compresses, taking over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) or other headache type medicine (if you are not allergic to them). If you need further help, then prescription medications are the next step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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