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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


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Migraine around ovulation time normal?

Migraine around ovulation time normal?

Catamenial headache: Migraines at the time of menses are called catamenial migraines, which are not altogether uncommon. These can be treated in a variety of ways, and since it is clear when the headaches will start, prophylaxis can be effected if necessary. Please see your doctor to discuss potential therapeutic options for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I always get migraine headache on my ovulation day.Is this normal?What causes it?

I always get migraine headache on my ovulation day.Is this normal?What causes it?

Hormone related migr: Fluctuation of estrogen levels during ovulation influence on cellular excitability or cerebral vasculature which cause migraine headache. Moreover, administration of exogenous hormones may cause worsening of migraine as may expose migrainous women to an increased risk of vascular disease.Woman do suffer from ovulation and pre menstraul -menstrual migraine 2* to hormonal changes. ...Read more

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Is Excedrin migraine safe while trying to conceive (currently ovulating but couldn't be to implantation stage yet).

Is Excedrin migraine safe while trying to conceive (currently ovulating but couldn't be to implantation stage yet).

Pregnancy: Excedrin Migraine has aspirin, caffeine, and acetaminophen. Aspirin is unsafe to the fetus. There are concerns about caffeine as well. Acetaminophen (the active ingredient in Tylenol) is safe in pregnancy. You may not know exactly when you have conceived, so it is best to avoid all medications, over the counter and prescription, unless you have spoken to your doctor and have gotten the ok. ...Read more

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Why does my whole left body feels tingly during migraine?

Why does my whole left body feels tingly during migraine?

"Hemiplegic": A known association with migraine is tingling dysesthesia affecting one half the body, especially face and hand. Uncertain cause but may be ischemic to parietal area of the brain. Best to use Aspirin to avoid risk of stroke. Need a thorough medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a migraine. I am getting the migraine attacks 2 or 3 times weekly. Can you advice any best medicine for particulary during attacks??

I have a migraine. I am getting the migraine attacks 2 or 3 times weekly. Can you advice any best medicine for particulary during attacks??

Find the Cause: As it clearly states on this site we do not provide treatment. And, especially if there is no diagnosis yet. One must find the cause of a problem before a recommendation can be made for treatment. ...Read more

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Can migraine be worse during menopause?

Can migraine be worse during menopause?

Migraine and menopau: Yes it can be worse if it is triggered by hormonal changes. ...Read more

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What is actually hurting during a migraine headache?

What is actually hurting during a migraine headache?

Not brain tissue!: Brain itself cannot feel pain! the inflammation or stretching of the soft tissue in the blood vessels and the covering of the brain (the meninges) send the pain messages. ...Read more

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Why do I get weak during and after a migraine attack?

Why do I get weak during and after a migraine attack?

4 to 72 hours rule: The ihs headache classification committee defines migraine as an idiopathic recurring headache disorder with attacks lasting 4 to 72 hours. The important characteristic of migraine is that routine physical activity, or even head movement, often aggravates the headache. Migraine sufferers often withdraw to a quiet, darkened room and attempt to sleep. ...Read more

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Can migraine headcahe come and go during several days?

Can migraine headcahe come and go during several days?

yes: By nature migraine headaches are intermittent. However they can convert to daily and nearly continuous at times. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the medical name for visual disturbances during a migraine?

Please help! what is the medical name for visual disturbances during a migraine?

Aura: The aura typically precedes the headache. The term "migraine" is often misunderstood and misused by non-medical people. The visual disturbance is also part of the a "migraine" - not just the headache. Also you can have a visual disturbance without any headache at all. This is also a migraine. ...Read more

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How can I get releif during migraine attack?And what would I do to prevent the atteck?

How can I get releif during migraine attack?And what would I do to prevent the atteck?

Lifestyle: For immediate relief. acetaminophen is probably the safest drug is your liver is in good health. For prevention, follow an autoimmune diet (no grains, lentils, milk protein. Eat plenty of vegetables, flesh foods. Also consume some saturated fat, olive oil). Take vit D3 and probiotics daily. ...Read more

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Is there a way to find out why did i always have migraine after sleep during daylight?

Is there a way to find out why did i always have migraine after sleep during daylight?

Could be..: Many possibilities from clenching to sleep apnea... Or other things... I would suggest seeing a headache specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can migraine be worse during pregnancy?

Can migraine be worse during pregnancy?

Yes: It's more common for headaches to improve or resolve during pregnancy, but for some, they worsen. ...Read more

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Should i exercise during a migraine? I heard that exercise could help a tension headache. Could it also relieve a migraine? .

Should i exercise during a migraine? I heard that exercise could help a tension headache.  Could it also relieve a migraine?

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This is a mixed bag: Some patients definitely get worse with exercise until the headache is resolved, but some find aerobic exercise in the end is a protective result. Suggest you see which category is you, as it may actually alleviate substantially. ...Read more

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What causes the extreme sensitivity in movement during a migraine? I have more issues with movement causing more pain than anything

Migraines : Some times migraines can be so severe that it causes cerebelar disfunction, or affects the inner ear. Both of these help with balance and gait. However, neurological changes in a setting of severe headache is considered an emergency and you should go to the ER for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more