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Is there a cure for tension headache?

Is there a cure for tension headache?

Agree w Dr. DePeietr: Another treatment option is acupuncture. Both scalp and auricular acupuncture can be effective treatments. ...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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Is there a cure for migraines?

Is there a cure for migraines?

No cure : There is no cure for migraines. Knowing the triggers and avoidance of those triggers, migraines can be very easily controlled by therapy. The vast majority of patient with migraine headaches, have very infrequent headaches. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for vertiginous migraine?

Is there a cure for vertiginous migraine?

Meds can help: If the diagnosis is correct , the treatment for the so called basilar migraine is no different from other forms, prevention by recognizing trigger factors or by medications , changes in life style or treatment of acute attacks are available. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for migraine vertigo?

Is there a cure for migraine vertigo?

Paroxysmal vertigo: Sudden episodes of intense vertigo, with or without nausea and vomiting, can be migraine equivalents, and may or may not be associated with the headache per se. Wise to get tested to confirm diagnosis. Best way to control, use prophylactic migraine meds such as depakote, topirimate, beta-blockers, but also consider otc preps like magnesium, riboflavin, feverfew, butterbur. ...Read more

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What is cure for migraine?

What is cure for migraine?

No perfect pill: If you can obtain a triptan and take within the first 60-90 minutes of the migraine, this should abort the headache within 2 hrs. Meds to try include imitrex, zomig, maxalt, treximet, frova, relpax (eletriptan). If beyond timespan, consider an ergotamine or cambia. There are meds to prevent headaches, and your doctor might design a program, . ...Read more

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Is there a cure for ice pick headaches?

Is there a cure for ice pick headaches?

Maybe indomethacin: There is not so much a cure, but indomethacin is known to work well for these often enough. http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/neurology_neurosurgery/centers_clinics/headache/conditions/primary_stabbing_headache.html ...Read more

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Is there a cure for fibromyalgia pain?

Is there a cure for fibromyalgia pain?

No: There are treatments to lower the amount of pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia. You must remember the best treatment for fibromyalgia is exercise and I am sure you get tired of hearing that but it works. There are differents therapies such as Cymbalta and savella (milnacipran) and the older medications that can be helpful. There are no cures for fibromyalgia. Keep a positive attitude.And do your best. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for labyrinthitis?

Time: Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of your balance centers. It is usually self limited and improves with time. We treat the symptoms so the patients find relief until the inflammation goes away which is usually several days. If the vertigo does not go away it needs to be reevaluated as there might be another scenario. Any hearing loss needs to be evaluated immediately! ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure constant headaches?

Is there a way to cure constant headaches?

HEADACHE: Constant headache x 3 days, unilateral, periorbital, left temporal, occurs same time of the day can be cluster headache. Alcohol intake triggers it. Because it is exdruciating, attacks are aborted by injections of tryptans and ergotamine. Prevention is with verapamil , etc. See neurologist for more advice. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for meningitis?

Is there a cure for meningitis?

There is treatment: Inflammation of the lining of the brain is considered as meningitis. This inflammation can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, chemicals, etc. Once the condition is diagnosed and the agent identified, an appropriate treatment can get rid of the condition. Followup studies can then show that the condition was "cured". Some can recur or become chronic. ...Read more

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Is there any preventive solution for migraine.?

Yes: Migraines can often occur due to a trigger, whether it's food, stress, medical conditions, etc. So, by avoiding the triggers, one can potentially avert a migraine. Some medications can be helpful in preventing migraines, but these can also cause potential side effects. A headache specialist can guide you to prevent migraines. Our understanding of headaches has a long way to go, unfortunately. ...Read more

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Will there ever be a cure for migraines?

Will there ever be a cure for migraines?

NO: Migraine is the brain's protection. It puts you down when you are stressed out. Migraine has existed for centuries. We would never have alice in wonderland if lewis carroll did not have such vivid migraines. It is very genetic and very hormone related with much higher incidence in women. About 20% of all women get migraine. Pre-puberty is the usual onset. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for arachnoiditis?

Is there a cure for arachnoiditis?

How is it diagnosed?: Some people can have sharp shooting pains in different nerves or muscle spasms as a result of nerve compression or previous surgery or invasive procedure on spine get MRI with contrast show enhancement of meningies or arachnoid---the treatment relate to finding a cause or just treat the resulting symptom--has there been a spinal tap?Did you have meningitis before, etc. ...Read more

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Is there a "cure" for pms?

Is there a "cure" for pms?

Probably Not: Like most things in medicine, we manage more than we cure. It is also true that some remedy that works for someone else may not work for you. General health principles like exercise & nutrition are a good start. After that talk to your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for stuttering?

Is there a cure for stuttering?

Treatment vs cure: One thing to note is that mild stuttering is normal up to about 5 yrs of age in some children. Severe stuttering may require evaluation and treatment earlier. If over 5 yr or severe, then speech therapist will help teach the person how to control. Cured... Maybe not, it might reappear in particularly stressful situations in some people, but controlled, yes. ...Read more

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What is a good medicine for migraine headache?

What is a good medicine for migraine headache?

Migralex and Imitrex (sumatriptan): Migralex is a rapidly acting non-prescription medicine which contains Aspirin and magnesium but not caffeine and which is safer than many other medications (you can buy it on migralex.Com and amazon.Com). Imitrex or sumatriptan is a prescription drug for migraine headaches and can be tried if migralex is ineffective. If neither drug provides complete relief, they can be taken together. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for depression?

Is there a cure for depression?

Depression Treatment: Depression is Treatable with very good results for:
•Overcoming hopelessness and despair
•Improving mood
•Improving motivation, energy and sleep
•Unresolved Feelings with family members
•Resolving conflicts in relationships
•Enjoying personal hobbies
•Feeling pleasure in relationships
•Feeling Blessings and Wonders of Life
See a psychiatrist for Therapy and discuss antidepressant medication. ...Read more

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Is there any treatments for Post-Coital headaches?

Is there any treatments for Post-Coital headaches?

Yes: Typically selective beta blockers work best. (Naldolol, Metoprolol and Atenolol ) . Inderal (propranolol) can be used (non-selective) but may interfere with sexual function. Another approach is to decrease "exertion" since we are basically talking about a form of exertional migraine. ...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


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