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How To Cure Or At Least Help Cluster Headaches
Medications: Cluster headaches are a specific type of headaches which has a specific pattern and diagnostic criteria. Simple measures you can try are using over the counter medications as appropriate and discontinuing smoking or smoking exposure (e.g. Second hand smoke). Persistent headaches should be evaluated by an appropriately trained specialty consultant as there are specific prescriptive treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best ways to help migraines from prednisone besides meds? I realize it's used for migraines at times but I get migraines from it. On it for ms relapse
You need to know: Migraine incidence in MS is 2-4 times the general population, and steroids can trigger migraines in susceptible folks. Use of opioids (morphine) seriously worsens migraines in the long run and should not be used. See the best approach via OTC meds, such as riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, CoQ-10, and next time relapse, try Acthar HP, which may avoid the headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there an OTC muscle relaxer that is safe to take everyday at half dose or less to help prevent tension headaches? I get them at least once a week.
IGet daily migraine headaches from a concussion.I am getting help by neurologists.Tried many things to help it,no help.What can I do for quick relief?
I have 5th disease. Any way to make it go away? ... Or at least reduce the symptoms, which for me are sore muscles?
10 mg at night: The evidence suggests that people with cluster headaches have lower than average levels of the hormone melatonin and that melatonin can help cluster headaches at the dose 10 mg at night. However, always talk to your doctor before starting any new prescription or over-the-counter medication or dietary supplement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple Treatments: Sometimes inhalation of high concentrations of oxygen will stop clusters along with triptans like imitrex (sumatriptan). The treatment is generally directed to prevention of the headaches for which calcium channel blockers are probably most often used. Also used are anti-epileptic meds, tricyclic antidepressants and sometimes even steroids.Get to a peds neurologist for more help. ...Read more
Sx relief: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can decrease nausea. ...Read more
Natural Treatment: Most neck pain is musculoskeletal (from the muscles and joints) and can best be treated with stretching, strengthening and avoiding poor posture or repetitive stress. Additionally, you should remain well hydrated and maintain good nutrition. Exercise programs such as yoga and pilates may be helpful. Massage, acupuncture and chiropractor treatments can be used as well. ...Read more
It may: You are right. It may help but not cure. There is such a thing called 'zoning' adhd patients have a tendency to 'zero in' when they are doing a task that is interesting or something that moves really fast. Video games, for e.g. Problem is, you neglect everything else. Besides, when the music track changes, you may lose attention and move on to something else that grabs your attention. ...Read more
Does anyone know what type of MD I need to see to help with Chronic Fatigue EBV -Barley able to get out of bed- chronic Migraines, back pain, stress?
Chronic Fatigue: I would recommend that you see an alternative doctor who specializes in anti-aging and naturopathic medicine. They would need to look at your nutrition, your blood tests, look to see if you have inflammation, nutritional deficiencies. Someone who belongs to the Academy of Anti-aging should be able to help you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I know i need future changes of good sleep pattern but what can i do for immediate treatment to help prevent sleep paralysis. also how to break out?
What is considered the best triptan? And do triptans help tension headaches as well? I get those daily.
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