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Magnesium Citratake To Reduce Migraine Aura
The term aura is usually used to describe a visual change that occurs at the onset of a classic migraine. It is typically described as an odd light appearance, color change or other visual illusion associated with the headache. Not all migraines have auras..."common migraines" do not have auras, ...Read more
Is Magnesium Oxide 300mg with Manganese 4mg(Manganese amino acid chelate 40mg*11mgUpper Limit)for
Migraine Aura or is Magnesium Citrate Best Option?
Migraine Aura no headache taking Magnesium supp 150mg twice a day Bisglycinate and B12. Injections every 2 mths frequency 50% down.Add CQ10?
Take Magnesium Citrate to reduce Migraine Aura 50mg (half Tablet) 3x a day .Told It can irritate with Chronic use as intended as laxative only.True?
Up to date Dr!: You've a good doctor - work with them. Disuss how it's been working and any side effects, etc. Read here and the talk: http://www.migrainesurvival.com/should-you-be-taking-magnesium This may be a good thing. ...Read more
Depends.: The first issue that must be addressed is whether triptans are effective. Once that is established, your physician will determine the appropriate usage based on the specific triptan chosen. Secondly, patients that require triptans frequently as abortive care for migraines, are likely better served by transitioning to prophylactic medications to prevent the onset of migraines. ...Read more
Is butterbur safe for migraines? Interactions? Taking Prozac (fluoxetine) to incr. Serotonin to reduce headaches. On a lot of other meds.
Generally safe: Although butterbur is generally safe (and probably safer than most medications used to treat migraine), there have been some reports of liver toxicity in some preparations. Look for preparations that are low in pyrrolizidine alkaloids (pas), which is thought to be the ingredient that can cause toxicity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doubt, but try it: The sporadic use of magnesium oxide provides no side effects unless you have hypermagnesemia ( high magnesium levels) which is not expected unless you take long term daily medicines that increase magnesium as spironolactone, amiloride, and milk of magesia. You can try mag oxide one daily around the period and if works, fine you got your answer. ...Read more
Sumatriptan injections for cluster headaches, does that interact with Zofran (ondansetron)? & does sumatriptan also have the ability to prevent nausea and vomiting?
No interaction: Wanted to clarify your questions as I seriously doubt you have cluster headaches, which occur in middle aged men, and is a very specific syndrome. Secondly, you would do far better taking a preventative agent to obviate the need for injections which have risk of stroke or heart attack, especially if you smoke or take BCP's. Consider riboflavin, butterbur, Co-Q10. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking 2400mg of feverfew + 300 mg Mg per day to prevent migraines. The feverfew can reduce the effectivity of the birth control pills?
Possibly: Hyland's "migraine headache relief" is a combination of multiple homeopathic remedies, any of which might be called for in an individual who suffers migraines. If your headache symptoms correspond to any of these remedies, the formulation could help. (if not, it won't.) a trained homeopath could help you in a much more individual way. http://www.hylands.com/products/migraine.php/. ...Read more
40mg fluoxetine-panic disorder, 180mg verapamil-cluster headache prevention (daily).Can I take rizatriptan pill 1hr after those meds for the headache?
May be risky: Taking Fluoxetine, a serotonin reuptake inhibitor, along with a triptan, a serotonin receptor agonist, increases the risk of serotonin syndrome.The syndrome consists of mental status changes, autonomic dysfunction, and neuromuscular abnormalities. Taking Fluoxetine with Verapamil, or Verapamil with Rizatriptan does not pose problematic interactions. Discuss concerns with doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Take 1600 mg Omega 3 daily. Is it safe to take low dose 81 mg aspirin daily? Get headaches and optical migraine.-normal brain MRI in 2014,
Ok: Should to be any ncontainedation at low levels. ...Read more
On daily preventative med for hemiplegic migraines (topiramate 75mg) & Imitrex (sumatriptan) (100mg) if needed, as a rescue med...Is it safe to take these?
Yes: Hemiplegic migraines are difficult to control, but topamax (topiramate) and Imitrex as needed can help. One of the side effects of topamax (topiramate) that i dont like is it may give you an aphasia or make you have difficulty with word comprehension/word finding ability. In another words, it can make you look dumb. It also curbs your appetite. Imitrex usually gives a hot flash, but works well if taken early. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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