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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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I need info about sex with migraine , the positive and negative cases of it.

I need info about sex with migraine , the positive and negative cases of it.

Varies: certainly a sex killer-and I would not recommend trying with a migraine; however, some of my migraine patients claim that orgasms abort the migraine. Some patients suffer migraine both during and after intercourse and orgasm. Avoid all migraine triggers: foods, caffeine, stimulants, preserves, decongestant, recreational drugs etc.. Speak with your physician and find the medication which works best ...Read more

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I would like to know what info you can give me on "sinus migraine". Symptoms? Treatment?

I would like to know what info you can give me on "sinus migraine".  Symptoms? Treatment?

Pressure changes : In sinus cause headaches, pretty severe at times. They can be worse if you go scuba diving, or take a plane ride as that changes the pressure in the closed, now blocked sinuses. Lesson take decongestant before diving or flying. ...Read more

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I get migraine headaches all the time... And take at least 4 headache pills to get rid of quickly..If not..They proceed to making me nauseous..Info!

I get migraine headaches all the time... And take at least 4 headache pills to get rid of quickly..If not..They proceed to making me nauseous..Info!

Prevention is key: It sounds like you need to get on a prophylactic medication to reduce the number and severity of the headaches. I really consider this to be the mainstay of treatment. This will reduce your need for analgesics in the long run. I suggest you see a neurologist to discuss this. She will assess if triptans and migraine drug combos are suitable for you. I hope you feel better. ...Read more

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What is migraine?

What is migraine?

Migraines: A migraine is a vasospasm of a blood vessel in the brain. There are many symptoms. The common migraine's hallmark is a severe headache. The headache may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound. Sometimes, migraines are signaled by an "aura, " which may be a visual symptom such as flashing lights or wavy lines followed by a headache. Common triggers - caffeine, stress. ...Read more

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What is a migraine?

Recurrent headache: Migraine is a chronic disoeder in which you get recurrent headaches which are moderate to severe in nature in typical headache it is on one sided headache and pulsating in nature and last anywhere from 2 to 72 hours it may have other associated symptoms like nausea&vomiting inreased sensitivity ti light about one in third patients feel an aura. It can be triggered by several different factors. ...Read more

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What is a migraine?

What is a migraine?

Headache: Hi ChantelleH, A migraine is a type of headache. Usually it is on one side of the head, moderate to severe, throbbing and sometimes associated with sensitivity to light and sound. ...Read more

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What causes migraine?

What causes migraine?

Migraine cause: Over the years, many theories on the pathophysiology of migraine have been postulated but the exact cause of migraine is still controversial. Migraine pathogenesis involves an interrelationship between neuronal and vascular components. ...Read more

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How to cure migraine?

How to cure migraine?

See a neurologist: There is no cure but a great treatment management exists, which can alleviate your symptoms big time, but your have to see a neurologist to rule out any other possibilities of your headache. ...Read more

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Is migraine a disease?

Neurological disorde: Migraine is chronic neurological disorder associated with focal neurologic deficit, alterations in cerebral blood flow and headache. ...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