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What Can My Teenager Take For Migraines
What can I safely take for a migraine? I am 25 weeks pregnant and i want to know what i can take for a headache
Urgent care or ER: Administration of DHE-45, ketamine, lidocaine, other agents to be a very safe and reasonable treatment for a massive headache. DHE-45 is used frequently in the hospital emergency rooms or urgent care to stop a severe migraine and headache. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is always safe in pregnancy but limit yourself to 3000mg/day. If that doesn't help, you should talk to your doctor about options. If the headache is new and severe, you should talk to your doctor right away as that may be something different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of stuff: Way too broad a question for simple answer. Have you been evaluated for depression as well as other bodily as well as psychiatric disorders by the appropriate physicians. Sometimes people feel or are depressed and even can't work only to find their thyroid gland is underpowered and just needs a boost. Good medical evaluation with labs is tantamount to the right therapy. Good luck. ...Read more
General measures: General helpful measures: 1. Avoid bright light and loud noise 2. If before 2 pm try a caffeinated beverage 3. If before 2 pm try moderate exercise like 4-6 block walk 4. Anti-inflammatories prescribed by your doctor (e.g. Ketaprofen) or otc (e.g. Ibuprofen) 5. Butterbur root extract (petadolex) 6. Make sure you get 8 hrs restful uninterrupted sleep. 7. Avoid extended sitting & do neck stretches. ...Read more
Headaches: this would depend on the type of headache you're having. There is research showing that those with migraines can improve pain & freq with vitamin B2, magnesium, +/- folic acid. Talk with your doc or have health tap consult for specific assessment & plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many chorella vitamins should I take a day? My doctor recommended it to me cause of my acne and eczema but I don't know how many to take daily
Chlorella: According to the manufacture, start with 1 gram per day (equals 1000 mg which is the dose of one capsule). You may increase gradually to a total of 5 grams per day (5 capsules) if desired. Carefully read the directions on the label. If still in doubt ask the doctor who recommended them how much they would like you to take. ...Read more
Headache: If you have tried all over the counterpain medications, you might consider a magnesium supplement, then see your doctor. You might need a daily medication like topamax (topiramate) or Propranolol to keep the headaches away. You can also find out if your headaches are coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more
What's regular?: What is a regular headache? The international classification of headaches does not list "regular" headaches. The 2 most common causes of headache are tension and migraine. People labor under a misconception that "migraine" is always severe. Not so. And not all severe headaches are migraine. If you have moderate pain, take aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen. If no relief, see a doctor. ...Read more
I am 23years old girl i take medicines for pcod last 6 years and i want to know about is it good for my body to take medicines continous 6years and how it will effect my health?
A medicated life ??: Your question is a good one & one which challenges us to define necessary vs elective treatment. You wouldn't ask a diabetic to stop taking Insulin after they took it x years, their condition requires it for life. For someone with pcos, the life altering condition can create significant problems that are aided by medications, many of which have been used safely for decades.Discuss it with your doc. ...Read more
What kind of Headach: You need to get your type of headache diagnosed to get the most appropriate meds prescribed. If your headahces are strong enough to seek medical attention, there is a good chance that it is migraine which requires specific medication. Also, if your headaches are frequent, preventive medication might be more appropriate. ...Read more
Headaches for 6 weeks.Mri clear, spinal tap clear, not migraine not anxiety. What could it be on 17 year old teenager. Wbc count normal. Mot psychoso.
Many issues: Most long term headaches will relate to variants of migraines or tension. The eponem filds signify many of the triggers.F=fasting (skipping meals or poor nutrition), i=illness like mono, l=letup from a stressful process, d= dehydration, s= sleep deficit(teens need 8 hr minimum/d @ 17), stress.Sometimes a calendar keeping details of the events can allow a better chance for finding & removing a cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a teenager and sometimes my i get blurry vision then i get a massive headache and i can't take?
Adolescents migraine: Migraines often start in the teenage years. Patients with migraine require a complete neurological evaluation, which may require laboratory tests and imaging tests, MRI. Remember, if symptomatic relief medications are used more than twice a week, see your doctor for headache specialist referral. ...Read more
I am a teenager years old and sometimes my i get blurry vision then i get a massive headache and i can't take?
The severity differs from time to time... I used to get migraines when I was a teenager they went away now I feel like it's back but with symptoms?
Migraine: Migraines can wax and wane, but the consensus is that this is a chronic condition. Drink lots of water, rise and bed the same time. Get lots of exercise and consider some relaxation exercises and meditation. If your migraines your having lately seem different or have additional suggestions, i'd suggest a visit to your doctor for an exam and additional history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffered migraines as a teenager & had MRI @17. Was told choroid plexus was size of 80 yo. Have migraines 35 yrs later. Is this an issue/concern?
No relation: Migraines are usually inherited, meaning a genetic predisposition to having migraine headaches which is thought to be lifelong. Having a small choroid plexus would be an incidental finding in your case, not provoking your migraines. However, migraines are very manageable--work with your neurologist to find the best migraine preventive regimen for you. ...Read more
Get checked: If your headaches do not respond to pain medicines like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, then it would be good to get checked out by a doctor. You may also want to maintain a headache diary when you have a headache. In this you should write down anything you ate in the hours before the headache started, or how much sleep you got the night before or anything else that stands out and look for patterns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I took a 800mlg ibeuprofin at 4pm. I have a migraine and would like to take an excerdrin, is that okay?
Migraine: A medicine to prevent migraine attacks is an option if you have frequent or severe attacks. It may not stop all attacks, but their number and severity are often reduced. Medicines to prevent migraine are taken every day. Keep fluids up Regular meals Good sleep Avoid trigger factor if you know. http://patient.info/health/migraine-leaflet ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NOT MAJOR TASK: At onset of migraine, triptan drugs can often stop headache within 2 or less hrs. Best approach of course is prevention, which can be achieved with either otc preps or prescription meds. Botox is often a great approach. Many pts find that a few hours of sleep can eliminate the headache. See a neurologist for further guidance. ...Read more
Options: If you are sure that your headache type is migraine (you can have a severe headache that is not a migraine) it can be stopped. There are prescription medicines to help. If you haven't seen a doctor or this only happens to you once in a while, Naproxen (in the U.S. This is marketed as aleve) with caffeine (strong cup of coffee…) can help. Drink plenty of water, find a cool dark quiet place, relax. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
You should: Regardless, what subtype of the migraine, one cannot minimize a patient’s disability in regard to a dramatic and debilitating pain syndrome. The symptoms: throbbing pain, aggravated by physical activity and systemic symptoms: nausea/vomiting, blurry vision, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, polyuria.Following the headache, the patient may feel tired, washed out, irritable, and listless. ...Read more
TruDenta: Many migraines involve the trigeminal cervical nucleus and there is a great treatment that does not require drugs but instead focuses on the causes of the headaches. This therapy is done at a dentist's office who has trained in this technique. If you go on trudenta's website you can locate an office near you and get evaluated. ...Read more
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