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Goodys headache powder are they good for you?

Goodys headache powder are they good for you?

Not too Goody: If you use it frequently, you can also cause rebound headaches which are probably the most difficult to treat variety of headache! ...Read more

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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


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You r telling me that a drug that takes weeks maybe months to start woking is good for headaches?

You r telling me that a drug that takes weeks maybe months to start woking is good for headaches?

Yes: Some meds take weeks to have an effect. If you don't like this option, talk to your doctor about trying another faster acting medicine. ...Read more

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What is good for headache?

What is good for headache?

Best Headache Meds: A 2014 study indicates that medication containing a combination of acetylsalicylic acid, (aspirin), acetaminophen(paracetamol), and caffeine is more effective than acetaminophen alone. http://thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/1129-2377-15-76 ...Read more

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What is a good way to stop headaches?

What is a good way to stop headaches?

Headaches: Headaches may have many causes and in order to "stop" the headaches, it is important to ascertain the cause. Most of the time the common headache is what we call as "tension type headache". Both techniques of stress reduction, physically & mentally are important. For symptomatic relief taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen as needed is ok as long as it is not done on a continuous basis. ...Read more

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Any good home remedies for headaches?

Any good home remedies for headaches?

Headache remedy: Ice to neck or head, alternating heat to area. Massage to neck and shoulders. ...Read more

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Are there any good home headache remedies?

Are there any good home headache remedies?

No real answer: Some can be managed by muscle relaxation, breathing, watching diet triggers, activity cycles etc. This is often part of a behavioral headache program. No one answer - proper treatment for depends on right diagnosis of headache type. Some can be symptoms of life threatening condition- and some may be caused by underlying metabolic or medical condition. Evaluate then treat. ...Read more

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What are good, natural ways to cure a headache?

What are good, natural ways to cure a headache?

Magnesium, butterbur: If you have frequent, chronic headaches you likely have migraines. Although there are a few supplements with some evidence, you will likely need a prescription medicine to get full relief. High dose magnesium can help prevent headaches, but the dosage often will cause diarrhea. There is evidence for butterbur as well. ...Read more

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What's a good way to avoid a headache on long drives?

What's a good way to avoid a headache on long drives?

Check the neck: Vision may play a generative role in motor vehicle induced h/a's, but have your neck evaluated by an osteopathic physician who specializes in neuromusculoskeletal medicine; planning treatment. Icranial base tension is frequently an issue, even if you are having a primary vision disturbance. There are also developmental optometrists in your area that can check you eyes for convergence problems. ...Read more

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What are some good tips for relieving headache pains?

What are some good tips for relieving headache pains?

Relief of headache: Initial therapy should be over the counter analgesics, aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen. Resting, use of cold compress. There is an acupressure point to relieve headaches in the web space between the thumb and index finger. Pressing in this area has relieved my headaches. Try the library for a book on acupressure. ...Read more