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How To Get Rid Of Migrane
No quick and easy: Keep a diary of when you get your headaches, how much sleep you get, how much stress you are under, when your periods are (if you are a woman), and even what you eat and drink. This can help you find clues to the causes of migraines. Generally having a healthy lifestyle helps prevent headaches - eating healthy food, getting enough sleep, managing stress well. See your doctor for more help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A head pain which is usually recurrent, and often in variable locations and severity, associated with few or all the following symptoms; fear of light, fear of sound, nausea, vomiting, bright or dark spots floating in front of eyes, tingling and numbness of one side of face or body. All ...Read more
Depends: Most commonly: Find your triggers and remove them. They are usually foods, stress, certain smells, bright lights or fluorescent lights. To prevent them: propranolol, lopressor, depakote, botox. If you know you are going to get one the use of abortive like the triptans: Maxalt, Imitrex, Zomig. If you already have one: Midrin, fioricet, stadol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try these approaches: There are otc preps which can prevent migraine headaches, but first make sure that the head pains are truly migraine, and not sinus, jaw, or dental issues. You certainly could try riboflavin, co-q-10, feverfew, butterbur, or even botox, but as above, see your doctor first and get some direction. ...Read more
I've had a headache that has become worse through the day and now feels like its turning into a migrane. Is there anything I can do to get rid of it?
Maybe: Headaches that you go to bed with and awaken with and worsen during day may indicate cervicogenic headaches from the neck, stress , or muscle contraction headache. Migraines are less likely with out history but one headache can lead to another. Suggest as with any headache you need to be evaluated to determine the cause so propper treatment can be done. Don't let it continue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Try riboflavin: First, be sure that you have a correct diagnosis of migraine. Migraines are pulsatile, usually one-sided, last hours, and cause disability including nausea and vomiting. They often run in families. Next, avoid using advil or other otc's more than twice weekly (they cause rebound headache). Try riboflavin 400mg daily to prevent them. It's a b vitamin, has helped a number of my patients. ...Read more
I get very bad migranes and I just would like to know how to get rid of thm becouse its a throbbing pain always comes with throwing up also?
Several choices: Sometimes migraines can be very disabling. There are number of medications out there, it better done under care of a physician or neurologist. If you use medications indiscriminately, you may continue to have what are called chronic daily headaches, difficult to get rid of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am always on the go. I have had a bad migraine for 5 days. Do you of any ways to get rid of it? I have tried laying in a dark room. No help.
See doc.: A true migraine that lasts for more than 72 hours warrants a visit with your doctor. At this stage in the migraine, it's unlikely that over the counter meds will do much good (but they do work well for early headaches). You might need to be on a course of steroids to really break the migraine. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Complicated Q, but..: There r many types of migraine, and many rx's. If you've never had work-up for cause, c ur gp or a neurologist for evaluation. Ur description, blood tests, an MRI may be important. For now, try drinking a lot of water/fruit juice, rest in dark room, take two advil or alleve with a bit of food, avoid cheeses & wines, drink 2 cups of caffeinated coffee, and do some deep relaxation breathing. Smile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take a lot of medication to get rid of a migraine. I was wondering whether there's a way to get rid of a migraine without medication?
Yes...: You may want to consider having your doctor/headache specialist see if Botox can be approved for your migraine headaches. If it works you could have significantly less migraines for at least 3-4 months at a time. Many times people's migraines are cut in half if not more. The use of your oral migraine prevention medications and abortives are much more helpful and reduce occurrences even better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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