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I have migraine pain almost everyday. Please tell me how to treat it?

I have migraine pain almost everyday. Please tell me how to treat it?

Be seen: There are both active treatments and prophylaxis medications that are very effective. See your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


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Im experiencing a severe migraine but im not sure how to treat it?

Im experiencing a severe  migraine but im not sure how to treat it?

First headache: Take 400 mg Motrin and try some caffeine. Sleep should get rid of it. Keep track of headaches. See a doctor if you get more than 6 a month or if they are disabling. ...Read more

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How to treat eye pain and flu, could be migraine?

How to treat eye pain and flu, could be migraine?

Autonomic cephalgia: Trigeminal autonomic cephalgias are a type of headache with eye and orbit pain, tears, red eye, and other flu-like symptoms. This is a serious and complex neurologic disorder that must be professionally managed. See a headache or orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and management. ...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

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I don't believe in unnecessary medical treatment. Do I really need to treat basilar artery migraine?

I don't believe in unnecessary medical treatment. Do I really need to treat basilar artery migraine?

Depends on how bad i: The answer depends on how bad they are. If you can tolerate them without any issue then the answer is no. If they bother you then avoid triggers, exercise regularly, limit stress and get enough sleep (eg 7-8hrs min). Eat a well balanced diet, avoid medications and alcohol and smoking. Avoid dairy, caffeine wheat, chocolate, eggs, rye, tomatoes, oranges.There are some medications - talk to your md. ...Read more

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Had 3 different symptoms of a migraine but now I have these feeling of throwing up how to treat this migraine ?

Had 3 different symptoms of a migraine but now I have these feeling of throwing up how to treat this migraine ?

Migraine + nausea: Nausea & vomiting are symptoms of migraine that can be managed separately w/anti-emetics. Depending upon frequency of migraine, you might consider prevention w/daily medication. Or just take meds ASAP to stop migraine early on before gets devastating. Chat w/your Family Doc about options. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/basics/definition/con-20026358 ...Read more

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I'm 16&have untreated Plagiocephaly , i wore a helmet as a baby, but it didn't help treat it. I suffer from a daily migraine disorder, could this be linked to it? and is it treatable? I hate the shape of my head!! thank you!!

I'm 16&have untreated Plagiocephaly , i wore a helmet as a baby, but it didn't help treat it. I suffer from a daily migraine disorder, could this be linked to it? and is it treatable? I hate the shape of my head!! thank you!!

Not related to shape: Your migraine headaches are unlikely to be related to your head shape. You should see a neurologist for help with treatment of the headaches. At this time, altering your head shape will be a very difficult issue since the bones of your skull have been fused for many years. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for common migraine?

What is the treatment for common migraine?

Identify triggers: There are certain foods and aspects of lifestyle that can trigger or worsen headaches and migraines. The best way to identify triggers is to maintain a headache diary and keep a list of foods eaten before your migraine. Common triggers include chocolate, caffeine, cheese, msg, processed meats, alcohol, smoking/being around smoke, stress, skipping meals, lack of sleep or too much sleep. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for basilar migraine?

What is the treatment for basilar migraine?

Multiple options: The best idea is to stop migraines from developing. Preventive treatments include: medications, procedures-botox, nutritional supplements, increased exercise, and avoidance of migraine triggers. Treatments once a migraine develops include nsaid's (motrin), triptans (sumatriptan) amount others. There is not, to my knowledge, a specific treatment for basilar migraine. Get help-neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for classic migraine?

What is the treatment for classic migraine?

Be seen: There are many medications called triptans, including imitrex, (sumatriptan) maxalt, and others. Be seen and diagnosed, and your doctor can prescribe the proper medication. ...Read more

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Any ideas on the best treatment for migraine?

Any ideas on the best treatment for migraine?

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 more

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Is vicodin a form of migraine treatment?

Is vicodin a form of migraine treatment?

Not really: it is an opiate and most people experience rebound headaches when they use opiates for headache pain. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for menstrual migraine?

What is the treatment for menstrual migraine?

Hormone balancing: Menstrual migraines are caused from changes in hormone levels. Evaluating the levels and prescribing the appropriate hormones may stop the headaches. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hemiplegic migraine?

What is the treatment for hemiplegic migraine?

Prophylaxis: Unfortunately, the mainstay of abortive treatment (the triptans) carries a theoretical risk of stroke in patients with hemiplegic migraine. While some studies suggest they might be safe, few patients or doctors are willing to take the risk. If nsaids are not effective abortives for your headache, prophylactic treatment to prevent the headaches in the first place should be strongly considered. ...Read more

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Pins and needles after migraine. Is there any treatment for that?

Pins and needles after migraine. Is there any treatment for that?

Migraine phases: Migraine is not just headaches, as there are pro-dromal periods of malaise prior to the pain, and about 24 hrs of post-dromal symptoms, which could include paresthesias, such as pins and needles. Best approaches are to stop headache asap with a triptan or prevent the headache period. Work with a headache specialist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of abdominal migraine?

What is the treatment of abdominal migraine?

.Depends: If they are occurring frequently, i will give a migraine prevention medications. One thing that you have watch out for, is the use of triptans such as imitrex (sumatriptan). It can make these migraines without headaches worse. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for migraine?

Treatment migraine: Best treatment is avoiding triggers like stress, lack of sleep, food triggers to be avoided, relaxation teckniques and proper use of controller med, which you take daily, like calcium channel blockers, anti seizures meds like Depakote and others.And during acute attack proper use of prescribed triptans.The combination of all these works the best in my experience. ...Read more

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What is the most efficacious treatment for migraine?

What is the most efficacious treatment for migraine?

Treatment migraine: Best treatment is avoiding triggers like stress, lack of sleep, food triggers to be avoided, relaxation teckniques and proper use of controller med, which you take daily, like calcium channel blockers, anti seizures meds like Depakote and others.And during acute attack proper use of prescribed triptans.The combination of all these works the best in my experience. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more