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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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What is a good way to cure a migraine headache?

What is a good way to cure a migraine headache?

Botox and Surgery: Long term relief of migraines can be achieved with botox. If you have a good response, you may be a candidate for surgery. Surgery has been shown to dramatically decrease the frequency and intensity of migraines. www.themigrainereliefcenter.com. ...Read more

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How do you cure a migraine headache without medicine?

How do you cure a migraine headache without medicine?

Migraine: I don't think there is a cure for migraine. You can avoid triggers, allergies and get 8 hrs sleep, which may reduce the frequency of migraines. Sometimes migraines can be related to allergies, but relatively rare. Avoid alcohol, smoking and high anxiety sleepless nights. You should be guided by your local ophthalmologist or neurologist if available. ...Read more

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Has anyone had total cure with botox for migraine headaches?

Has anyone had total cure with botox for migraine headaches?

Botox for headache: It is unlikely that a single treatment of Botox will cure migraines as it will wear off in several months and the headaches will probably recur then. However, many patients have had significant if not near total relief of their migraines after Botox treatments. Only you and your doctor can decide if this is a good choice for you. ...Read more

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What are the causes of and cure for migraine and headache on the left side of my brain?

What are the causes of and cure for migraine and headache on the left side of my brain?

Migraine: You should see a neurologist for complete exam and treatment. If you have a neurophthalmologist in your area, see that person. ...Read more

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Can "cyclobenzaprine" cure headache/migraine?

Can "cyclobenzaprine" cure headache/migraine?

No: Cyclo is a muscle relaxant, and unlikely to cure anything. Probably, not successful in migraine, but might help muscle tension ha's. Drugs to prevent migraines include topirimate, valproex, naproxen, butterbur, riboflavin. ...Read more

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My doctor gave Ciplar-40 for my migraine. I heard, there are certain side effects for this medicine. Will this cure migraine or just reduces headache?

My doctor gave Ciplar-40 for my migraine. I heard, there are certain side effects for this medicine. Will this cure migraine or just reduces headache?

Generic Inderal (propranolol): You were provided a Beta-blocker drug which is approved in the USA to prevent migraines. This is not a cure, but rather a preventative. Side effects include low blood pressure and pulse, exercise intolerance, depression, worsening of asthma; so, may be tough to reach a fully therapeutic dosing. ...Read more

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Who gets migraine headaches?

Who gets migraine headaches?

Anyone: Anyone can develop migraine headaches, but they are most common in people who have a family history of 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 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