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How to treat maigraine headache?

How to treat maigraine headache?

Several ways: You can try one or rather combinatination of below - lifestyle: smoking cessation, less alcohol use, regular sleep, healthy diet, regular exercise - avoid triggers: common triggers include coffee, chocolates, yellow cheese, other dairy products, red meat, nuts, alcohol - caffeine can also help in some individuals in reducing headaches - consult your primary physician or neurologist for meds. ...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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How might my migraine headache be treated?

How might my migraine headache be treated?

Headache Specialist: A headache specialist is the best place to start in seeking effective migraine treatment. They will review your symptoms and make sure the appropriate testing is done. Medication is the first place to start, but for some patients, avoidance or modification of triggers (including nerve decompression surgery) is necessary for long-term treatment. ...Read more

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How are migraine headaches treated?

How are migraine headaches treated?

Various ways: Some respond just to rest in a quiet place, other also with addition of ice to the head in various spots, some with pressure applied to the temples, gently to closed eyes, or to several spots in this back of the neck or head. Some to gentle pulling of the hair. Others need medication. Taking 3 excedrine when you know you are getting the migraine might abort it. Others need tryptans. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to treat migraine headaches?

Are there any home remedies to treat migraine headaches?

Could try: Otc prevention which includes, magnesium, co-q-10, butterbur, feverfew, riboflavin, an online abortive called dolovent. A lot of doctors are now using these products and can guide dosing. About 15% of migraine sufferers have food triggers, and you might look at this also. ...Read more

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What is the latest regimen to treat severe migraine headaches ?

What is the latest regimen to treat severe migraine headaches ?

See below: There are multiple choices of medications to treat acute and chronic migraine, with some patients responding well to one choice but not the other. For a review of the current regimens for migraine, written for patients go to http://bit.ly/1MKNPQf There are supraorbital nerve stimulating devices available or being studied that can reduce migraine http://bit.ly/1hKZ4wy ...Read more

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What is the best medication to treat my migraine pain? Is there any one medication that works better than others for migraine headaches? .

What is the best medication to treat my migraine pain? Is there any one medication that works better than others for migraine headaches?

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Everyone different: To stop headaches, most doctors would recommend triptans (such as frova, relpax, (eletriptan) maxalt, zomig, etc.), but ergotamines are also of value. Maybe best to prevent and could use botox, depakote, topirimate, beta-blockers, but also might consider otc items such as butterbur, riboflavin, coq-10, feverfew, magnesium. ...Read more

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I had soccer tryouts today and I got a migraine headache Why? how can I treat it?

I had soccer tryouts today and I got a migraine headache Why? how can I treat it?

Treatments for migra: Are you sure of the diagnosis? If so consider this: a migraine headache can be treated in many ways. Mainly, these 3: 1. prevention- get adequate sleep, avoid foods that often trigger a migraine 2. stop the migraine as soon as it starts with ibuprofen, a triptan medicine, or another headache blocker 3. if they occur often, consider a migraine preventer ...Read more

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What is the best OTC medication to prevent and treat migraine headache?

What is the best OTC medication to prevent and treat migraine headache?

NSAIDs: The use of NSAIDs to prevent migraine is usually recommended during those time periods in which a migraine is most likely to be triggered. To lessen the need for acute pharamcologic therapy, prophylactic drug therapy and nonpharmacologic therapies are used. Some patients who experience frequent severe headaches may require both abortive and prophylactic therapy. Hope it makes sense? ...Read more

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How to treat a migraine headache which includes a stiff neck ??

How to treat a migraine headache which includes a stiff neck ??

See HA specialist: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective involves 3 specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Prophylactic therapy is recommended for the chronic and disabling migraine. Some migraine patients are prone to medication overuse headaches. See orofacial pain or headache specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more