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How to cure a headache?

How to cure a headache?

New family?: Kidding aside, headaches could be symptoms of something else. We have all these common headaches that go away with tylenol (acetaminophen). There are headaches from the neck called tension headache treated with nonsteroidals but there are more complicated headaches such as cluster, migraine or some intracranial process. If the headache does not go away with common remedy, go to your md please. ...Read more

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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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How to cure a excruciating headache?

How to cure a excruciating headache?

Relief, not cure: You are really asking for relief of a severe head pain. Unless you know the cause of your headache, you cannot "cure" a headache. Even when the cause is known, cure is an often unreachable goal. Different types of headaches respond to different treatments. For starters, there's nothing better than good ol' Aspirin (and i don't mean acetaminophen). If that doesn't work, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you cure a headache?

How can you cure a headache?

Prevention: Multiple preventative meds present, including topirimate, depakote, beta-blockers, botox, but also otc, such as riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, magnesium, co-q-10. Some foods act as triggers and lists can be "googled". Bright lights and strong odors can be problems also. Discuss with your doc and try one or more of the above. ...Read more

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How to cure a sinus headache?

How to cure a sinus headache?

It really depends : The key is to know if you have a headache or a sinus infection. Generally with a sinus infection drainage and nasal congestion will be common. Ibuprofen works pretty well for sinus pain. Persistent or worsening sinus pressure or headache should be checked by a physician. ...Read more

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How can you cure a pulsating headache?

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How can you cure a pulsating headache?

Pulsatile headache: are very common and can affect people of any age group. Refractory pulsatile headaches that are severe or recurrent often be managed successfully with regular medical care and by following your treatment plan. The diagnosis is the key. ...Read more

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How to cure a cold?

How to cure a cold?

Chicken soup: Without treatment your cold will last a week, and with treatment it will only last 7 days :-). But there is some evidence that chicken soup, zinc, and rest can help. ...Read more

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How to cure a flu?

How to cure a flu?

No cure: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! in some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How to cure a cough?

How to cure a cough?

Cough: Try this: Force fluids x 8-10 glasses/day: 50% electrolyte rich fluids, 50% clear broth, bullion, consume .Warm water gargles, nasal saline mist, hot tea and dark brown honey, Hot steam showers, Cold-Eze Lozenges, Tylenol 1-2 TABLETS every 4-6 hours as needed for fever greater than 100. Tea with dark brown honey OK to use Robitussin DM( or generic equivalent ) 1-2 tsp. every 4-6 hrs.as needed ...Read more

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How can I cure a swollen throat instantly?

How can I cure a swollen throat instantly?

Try salt water: 1. Salt water gargles 2. Tylenol 3. Most importantly, time! ...Read more

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How can I cure a stuffy nose instantly?

How can I cure a stuffy nose instantly?

No cure: There's no immediate "cure", but if you want instant relief a decongestant nasal spray is your best bet. Be careful, though, because if you use decongestant nasal spray longer than about 3 days you'll get hooked on it and not be able to breathe without it. It's best used only in emergencies (for diving, in airplanes, if you've really got to sleep and can't breathe) and only for a few days. ...Read more

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How to cure a cold??

How to cure a cold??

Common cold: Colds are caused by viruses (rhinovirus, enterovirus) and do not respond to antibiotics. Viruses will run their course over 3-7 days. The individual achieving a cure for a cold may well win the Nobel Prize! ...Read more

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How can I cure a sinus headache?

How can I cure a sinus headache?

Sinus HA: Saline lavages, saline nasal sprays, and inhalation of steam and vapor like the netti pot. These can be used liberally. Beginning now, a short course of afrin or other long acting otc nasal spray 2 puffs each nostril three times a day for three days should help. ...Read more

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How long can a tension headache last? And how can I prevent it? What exercises can I do to help it go away?

How long can a tension headache last? And how can I prevent it? What exercises can I do to help it go away?

Tesnion headache: Headaches from neck tension usually resolve with rest or otc medication. They result from muscle tension in the neck and shoulders and can be prevented by stretching, ice, heat and massage. Yoga may help. ...Read more

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How to cure headache?

How to cure headache?

Too broad: a question for this format, Florence, I am sorry. I would suggest that you schedule a consult with me or another provider to try to determine the type and cause of your headaches and help you to learn to deal with them. Good news is, most are manageable! ...Read more

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How can you cure a neck cramp?

How can you cure a neck cramp?

Neck cramp: Try positioning of most comfort along with alternating ice and heat. Prescription muscle relaxants may help as well. ...Read more

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How to stop a headache?

How to stop a headache?

Take two aspirin ...: And call me in the morning is the old joke about what doctor's say. You need to describe your symptoms to your primary care physician who can decide if testing is needed or if it is a sign of some other medical condition. ...Read more

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How to stop a headache?

How to stop a 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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How can I get rid of a headache due to a toothache?

How can I get rid of a headache due to a toothache?

Jaw precautions: Start with an antiinflammatory medication such as alleve, Motrin or advil, (ibuprofen) ice the area that hurts, adopt a soft diet and then make an appointment with a dentist asap. ...Read more

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How can I cure a stomach ache quickly?

How can I cure a stomach ache quickly?

Depends on cause: Many stomach aches will get better on their own with time. Gas pain, gallstone pain, reflux etc may last for 20 min to a couple hours and then resolve. Acid diseases (gastritis, gerd, ) may be temporarily relieved by Tums (calcium carbonate) etc. Any stomach ache that lasts longer than 3-4 hours or doesn't resolve with over the counter meds should be evaluated by your md. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a mild concussion to heal and what can I do to get rid of the headaches?

How long will it take for a mild concussion to heal and what can I do to get rid of the headaches?

Weeks to months: It may take weeks to months for symptoms of a concussion to resolve. Headaches can be af several types. you should consult a neurologist to make a proper diagnosis and provide you with appropriate treatement for the individual type of headache. ...Read more

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