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Do headaches with stroke come and go?Or upon stroke onset they don't go away until treatment from doctors.

Do headaches with stroke come and go?Or upon stroke onset they don't go away until treatment from doctors.

VARIABLE ONSET: A headache may precede a stroke, but a severe headache may be associated with a thromboembolic stroke and especially a hemorrhagic stroke. Some patients who suffer brain blood flow variations can have headaches secondary, and some patients have ongoing headaches subsequently also. Important to recognize that meds used to prevent strokes can provoke headaches. ...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


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What is the best treatment for cluster headaches?

What is the best treatment for cluster headaches?

Cluster headache: Management of a cluster headache can be abortive or prophylactic. Sometimes, both methods are indicated in the same patient. An effective abortive treatment uses oxygen or sumatriptan or DHE. The treatment of choice for the prevention of both episodic and chronic cluster headache is verapamil. ...Read more

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Constant headache problem? What is the treatment for that?

Constant headache problem? What is the treatment for that?

?chronic daily HA's: This pattern could be associated with migraines, tension headaches, and perhaps a mix of the two. Often promoted by prior pain meds, even tylenol (acetaminophen). Process can be interrupted by preventative anti-migraine meds such as topamax, depakote, beta-blockers, but also otc items as riboflavin, magnesium, co-q10, butterbur. Your physician should be able to help with this. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for stress headache?

What is the treatment for stress headache?

See below:: Taking the medications rec by your doc: pain relievers; muscle relaxants; antidepressants; other meds. Avoiding or minimizing the causes or triggers: stress management/relaxation training; biofeedback; & home treatments.The goals of treatment for tension headaches are to prevent further attacks and relieve any current pain. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vascular headache?

What is the treatment for vascular headache?

See a specialist: The best treatment for a headache is to know what type you have. This type of headache can be severe and debilitating. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of cluster headache?

Cluster headaches: Clusrter headaches are also called alarm clock headaches as it wakes you up at night with severe headache around eye on one side.Motrin and tylenol (acetaminophen) are not effective.100%oxygen, tryptans and octrotide injectable, dihudroergatamines work for acute attack.Preventive meds are calcium channel blockers like verapamil, corticistroids sometimes, lithium, nerve block some times may help prevent attacks. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for throbbing, bilateral headache?

What is the best treatment for throbbing, bilateral headache?

Analgesics: Many possibilities of bilateral throbbing headache. The most common is tension headache. You should talk to PCP for a complete evaluation. Analgesics such as acetaminophen, NSAIDs, and caffeine are a good choice. You can try different relaxation techniques ...Read more

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What are the usual causes and treatment for headache at the base of the skull?

What are the usual causes and treatment for headache at the base of the skull?

Several but commonly: Commonly a headache starting at the base of the skull or neck is a tension-type headache. They're often throbbing in character & range in severity from mild to severe. Typical otc meds can help(i.e. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aleve, etc), but appropriate dosing & precautions should be followed. Prevention/treatment approaches include stretching, exercise, massage, stress-reduction, stress-management. See doc 4 more. ...Read more

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Dr. James Hocker
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Phytotherapy (Definition)

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