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I have a pressure headache for 3 week non stop I have migraine pills don't work sinus antibiotic no effect up to now im about to cry what more can I do?

I have a pressure headache for 3 week non stop I have migraine pills don't work sinus antibiotic no effect up to now im about to cry what more can I do?

Headache: The best way to diagnose and manage this is to see a doctor. If your pcp is stumped see a neurologist. If it is associated with your sinus infection a decongestant may be of value, along with nasal saline rinses or nasal steroid spray. This could conceivably be related to your hypertension, in which case get this treated asap. Best to see a doctor. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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What are some things I can do to stop a cronic migraine?

What are some things I can do to stop a cronic migraine?

True Migraine?: When people are having trouble with chronic headaches, proper treatment is based on proper diagnosis. The word "migraine" is not the same as "bad headache". If you are having frequent bad headaches, the underlying cause could be your neck, sinus issues, allergies, etc. Get the right treatment for the correct underlying issue so you can get control of your pain. ...Read more

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How to stop migraine pain?

How to stop migraine pain?

Migraine: Migraine pain if happens about 8-10 times a month you can ask a preventive medicine to be prescribed by your doctor. To stop one episode medical authorities suggested to take a high dose regular pain killers such as Ibuprofen 800 mg at the first moment of pain. There are also specific anti migraine medications such as sumatriptan that could be taken at each episode of pain. ...Read more

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How do you stop a migraine?

How do you stop a migraine?

Sleep: The most common way to stop a migraine is to go in a quiet, dark room, and sleep. Some people find excedrin migraine helpful, or you can see your doctor for a prescription for a drug called a triptan, if you don't have any contraindications. ...Read more

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How can I stop my migraine before it happens?

How can I stop my migraine before it happens?

Migraine: Avoid great fatigue, bright lights, alcohol, smoking and try to evaluate your environment for other trigers to avoid. ...Read more

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How can you stop a migraine as soon as it starts?

How can you stop a migraine as soon as it starts?

Medication: There are several medications that help like Imitrex (sumatriptan) which if you use it as soon as the migraine stops it can abort the attack. ...Read more

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I am getting migraine almost daily, anyway to stop?

I am getting migraine almost daily, anyway to stop?

Headache specialist: You need to be seen by a headache specialist and get appropriately worked up for a cause. After that, a daily preventative may help eliminate or limit your headaches. In severe cases in which that doesn't work, Botox and surgical treatments can be of benefit. ...Read more

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I have had a continuous full strength migraine for several months now. How do I make it stop? I have tried changing my diet but no results.

I have had a continuous full strength migraine for several months now. How do I make it stop? I have tried changing my diet but no results.

Take a Triptan: Migraine headaches typically do not go away easily...Certainly not with diet changes. You have to take pain medicine slike tylenol (acetaminophen) or Aspirin for mild migraines. But if it is severe or persistent migraine you wiill need to take one of the triptan medicines which are prescription drugs but they are very effective. Take a tylenol (acetaminophen) or Aspirin with coffee(caffeine helps) for immediate effect. ...Read more

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How do I stop a migraine headache?

How do I stop a migraine headache?

Number of approaches: There are several ways to abort a migraine headache but it depends on the circumstance as well as the chronicity. You should speak to your local doctor about the details of your headaches who can then help devising a treatment plan with you for the headaches. ...Read more

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How can you stop a migraine or aura?

How can you stop a migraine or aura?

Abortive medications: There are a group of medications that have been developed specifically to stop migraine headaches as they evolve. They are referred to as abortives because that stop or abort the symptoms (both headache and aura) as they develop. Some of these drugs include tryptans (e.g.-imitrex), anti-inflammatories (e.g.-motrin) and opiates (e.g.-morphine). ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop migraine headaches?

What is the best way to stop migraine headaches?

Abortive Therapy: For more severe attacks, an abortive medication such as dihydroergotamine (DHE), sumatriptan (Imitrex) or one of the newer triptan medications is often prescribed. Recent research findings suggest that the efficacy of treatment may depend more on the phase of the migraine attack at which the medication is administered rather than the specific medication. ...Read more

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How dp you stop a cluster.Migraine? Pr some hpful hint to what causes them or to prevent them.

How dp you stop a cluster.Migraine? Pr some hpful hint to what causes them or to prevent them.

Treat clluster: One of the most effective treatments for a cluster headache is inhaling oxygen. Analgesics and newer triptans may also be helpful. If the headaches are frequent preventative medicaions may be helpful. ...Read more

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I am suffering from migraine, sometimes pain is so severe i cannot stop crying. Dont we have any permenant heal to this disease?

Nothing permanent: However, there are many medications that work very well for both preventing headache and for treating acute headache. You should see someone familiar with migraine who can get you started on the road to diminishing both the frequency and intensity of our symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a migraine or HA preventative otc, or what can I take in the mean time to stop my reoccurent HAs? Alternating abortives and Nsai

Is it possible to get a migraine or HA preventative otc, or what can I take in the mean time to stop my reoccurent HAs? Alternating abortives and Nsai

Holistic approach: Indeed if you prefer more holistic approach. Assuming you are not pregnant butterbur is considered natural "food" and FDA approved for migraine prevention. Please get it from reliable source ie. Made in USA. ;-) other alternative would be vitamin b2 plus magnesium and co q 10. This takes longer before you becomes noticeably better ie 1 month. But one of the most important - avoid triggers!! ...Read more

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How should you stop migraine aura?

Avoid bright lights: You may try to avoid the bright light, however, you should see an ophthalmologist for a complete ocular history and examination. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can stop yourself from getting a migraine aura?

You can't: The migraine aura is a neurosensory disturbance that includes a series of idiopathic, neurologic symptoms that develop gradually over a 5-20 minute period and last less than an hour. An aura that lasts more than 60 minutes may be indicative of serious pathology. The onset of the actual migraine headache usually occurs within 60 minutes after the aura abates. Idiopathic = we don't know why or how. ...Read more

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Migraine day period ends/ day after. Why is this? How can I stop these

Migraine day period ends/ day after. Why is this? How can I stop these

Supplementation: very often, this type of migraine headaches respond to supplementation of progesterone and the second part of your cycle. I can try to do it with progesterone precursors, but better talk to a specialist in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy – a good test can do a lot for the best solution ...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