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Could you tell me the effects of drinking alcohol while having a migraine headache (not a migraine caused by alcohol)?

Could you tell me the effects of drinking alcohol while having a migraine headache (not a migraine caused by alcohol)?

Red Wine: How do you know it is migraine and not tension headache? Red wine is known to cause migraine...Alcohol in gneral is more likely to cause headache than not. Read about migraine. Check with migraine specialist if migraine is bothersome. Do not take matters to the bottle. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

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


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What can I do to get rid of migraine headaches?

What can I do to get rid of migraine headaches?

Migraines: Many treatments exist for migraines. As well as preventive measures. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of migraine headaches if meds don't work?

Migraines: Schedule appt. With neurologist for assessment & treatment options. ...Read more

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How to get rid of annoying migraine headaches?

How to get rid of annoying migraine headaches?

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 more

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How can I get rid of my migraine headaches permanently?

How can I get rid of my migraine headaches permanently?

Migraines: Schedule appt. With neurologist for assessment & treatment options. ...Read more

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Please describe the most effective way to get rid of a migraine headache?

Please describe the most effective way to get rid of a migraine headache?

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 more

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What can I do to get rid of an optical migraine headache?

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 more

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How can I get rid of a migraine headache?

How can I get rid of a migraine headache?

It Depends: For occasional migraines (1 a month or less) taking a medication like Ibuprofen to to stop the headache as soon as it starts can be effective. If your headaches are more frequent taking this type of medication frequently can lead to rebound headaches and you might need a medication to prevent your migraines. In addition there is some evidence for cam like acupuncture, and feverfew. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of my migraine headaches?

What can I do to get rid of my migraine headaches?

Botox and Surgery: Long term relief of migraines can be achieved with botox. If you have a good response, you may be a candidate for surgery. Surgery has been shown to dramatically decrease the frequency and intensity of migraines.

www. Themigrainereliefcenter. Com. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of my painful migraine headaches?

? Muscles?: Many headaches are caused by muscles. Put your fingers where you have the migraines and then bite down. If you feel the muscles move, then look into a joint and muscle problem, not migraines. If it is a joint and muscle problem, treat the cause, not just take medications to treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a migraine headache while you are on a detox diet?

How can you get rid of a migraine headache while you are on a detox diet?

Migraines: Schedule appt. With neurologist for assessment & treatment options. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a migraine? I have bad headache and the only way to get rid of them is to sleep?

What are symptoms of a migraine? I have bad headache and the only way to get rid of them is to sleep?

Migraine: Migraine headaches are usually on one side of the head associated with nausea, sometimes vomiting, photophobia (sensitivity to light) and phonophobia (sensitivity to sound). ...Read more

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Today I had an extremely bad headache it eventually got better but came back as a migraine. What's the best way to get rid of unrelenting headache? I took Excedrin and my head was still hurting.

Today I had an extremely bad headache it eventually got better but came back as a migraine. What's the best way to get rid of unrelenting headache? I took Excedrin and my head was still hurting.

Excedrin MIgraine is: An effective OTC medication. You should be examined and given Rx for severe migraine or a migraine variant /
Aleve (if not allergic in a doses of 2 tab initially (440 mg) can be quite effective. Meditation, prayer, massage therapy, aroma therapy and exercise will all help; however, a physical exam is your best first move. ...Read more

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I get migraine headaches all the time... And take at least 4 headache pills to get rid of quickly. If not. They proceed to making me nauseous. Info!

I get migraine headaches all the time... And take at least 4 headache pills to get rid of quickly. If not. They proceed to making me nauseous. Info!

Prevention is key: It sounds like you need to get on a prophylactic medication to reduce the number and severity of the headaches. I really consider this to be the mainstay of treatment. This will reduce your need for analgesics in the long run. I suggest you see a neurologist to discuss this. She will assess if triptans and migraine drug combos are suitable for you. I hope you feel better. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a migraine with aura? I've had a headache for the past 3 days and im pretty sure that's the medical term. I've tried multiple meds.

How do I get rid of a migraine with aura? I've had a headache for the past 3 days and im pretty sure that's the medical term. I've tried multiple meds.

Suggestions: 1. Avoid pain meds, especially opioids, even tylenol, (acetaminophen) as these do exacerbate migraines. Cambia powder can help at any point in a migraine.
2. If pattern becomes consistent, will need preventative approach to stop chronicity, and many prescription and OTC items can be tried.
3. Would a Concierge virtual consult be useful? ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


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