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What can you do to recover from classic migraine?

What can you do to recover from classic migraine?

Be seen: There are many effective treatments for migraines. Often, by successfully treating a migraine, you are more likely to not have a recurrence. Conversely, if you fail to treat your migraine effectively today, it is more likely to come back tomorrow. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Classic Migraine (Definition)

Migraine with aura is sometimes termed classic migraine while migraine without aura is often called common migraine. Aura is usually a visual phenomenum that will last up to 1 hour before ...Read more


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Classic migraine--what will help?

Classic migraine--what will help?

First, avoid trigger: The first thing to do is see if there are any triggers (sleep deprivation, dehydration, specific foods) that you can avoid- many people are able to control migraines very well without any medication at all! If this does not work, see your doctor about abortive medications (e.g. Nsaids or triptans) and to consider if prophylactic treatment might be right for you. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: classic migraine?

What is the definition or description of: classic migraine?

Migraine with aura: Migraine with aura is sometimes termed classic migraine while migraine without aura is often called common migraine. Aura is usually a visual phenomenum that will last up to 1 hour before the head pain starts. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for classic migraine?

What is the treatment for classic migraine?

Be seen: There are many medications called triptans, including imitrex, (sumatriptan) maxalt, and others. Be seen and diagnosed, and your doctor can prescribe the proper medication. ...Read more

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Why do you feel so tired after classic migraine?

Why do you feel so tired after classic migraine?

It happens: migraine fatigue impacts some 70 percent to 84 percent of migraine sufferers, according to studies •fatigue can trigger migraines •fatigue can accompany head pain •fatigue may be a warning sign that a migraine attack is right around the corner •fatigue may surface after head pain goes away that half of people who suffer from vertigo with migraines said fatigue made it worse. ...Read more

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Is it normal that I am unable to read during an episode of classic migraine w aura? I have to sound out words like a kindergartner.

Is it normal that I am unable to read during an episode of classic migraine w aura? I have to sound out words like a kindergartner.

Language affected: It is thought that over 50% of migraineurs with aura exhibit signs or symptoms of difficulty with some aspect of language during attacks. You need to get these under control due to the elevated risks these types of headaches have for things such as future stroke or other blood clotting disorders. More questions: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR if you'd like to set up a visit. ...Read more

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Migraine, blurred vision one eye, eye twitching, nausea, weakness (could not open bag of chips). Voice hoarse. Classic migraine?

Migraine, blurred vision one eye, eye twitching, nausea, weakness (could not open bag of chips). Voice hoarse. Classic migraine?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, partial blackout, weakness, dysesthesia, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can recover from migraine?

Can I tell me how I can recover from migraine?

"Step-care": Traditionally, abortive or acute therapy of migraine followed a "step-care" approach. For the severe attacks, an abortive medication such as Dihydroergotamine (dhe), sumatriptan (imitrex) or one of the newer triptan medications is often prescribed. See headache specialist for preventive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal for FHR to drop from 145bpm to 115bpm right after a long and severe migraine attack? How long does it take to recover? Shall I call OB?

Is it normal for FHR to drop from 145bpm to 115bpm right after a long and severe migraine attack? How long does it take to recover? Shall I call OB?

Fetal heart rate: Migranes do not afrect your baby's heart rate. Your baby has periods of fhr variability.. Most likely everything is fine. Your doctor will monitor you with nonstress tests if you are high risk. The tests are more reliable than dop tones. ...Read more

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Can a migraine patient do weight lifting workouts after recovering from migraine headache or should he fear high BP because BP is high while having it?

Can a migraine patient do weight lifting workouts after recovering from migraine headache or should he fear high BP because BP is high while having it?

No contra-indication: Exercise can induce migraine events in some patients, but overall benefits far out way occasional headache problems. Do not worry about hypertension during a bad headache, unless your BP is chronically elevated, which would require meds. Aerobic exercise mixed with weight lifting is fine. ...Read more

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What is a good migraine tablet?

What is a good migraine tablet?

The best drug: Pharmacological management of migraine involves abortive therapy for the acute, occasional migraine attack, and prophylactic therapy for the more chronic and disabling attacks. Some migraine patients are prone to medication overuse headaches. There are multiple drug options for migraine management. Therefore, you should see your physician for evaluation and choosing the best drug for your migraine. ...Read more

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How to deal with severe migraine?

Migraine management: The goals of migraine therapy are relief from pain and associated symptoms and the restoration of normal function and quality of life. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See OFP or headache specialist. ...Read more

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How to work with migraine control?

How to work with migraine control?

Interrupt pattern: Prescription approaches include Depakote, topirimate, beta blockers, and calcium channel blockers, but Botox and OTC agents such as riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, magnesium, and Co-Q-10 can break up pattern. ...Read more

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What can be done about a migraine?

What can be done about a migraine?

Two approaches: I think it best to prevent if these are frequent, and prescription meds include beta blockers, topirimate, depakote, and perhaps naproxen. To abort headache initially, might use a triptan, or an ergot, or even cambia. Botox, acupuncture, greater occipital nerve blocks offer additional interventions. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does a migraine go away by itself? /

Does a migraine go away by itself? /

Neurology eval: They will usually resolve over time. Sleep often can help to abort a migraine. If you have true migraine headaches, I would encourage you to be evaluated by a neurologist. At that preventive & abortive measures can be addressed. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve my migraine?

What can I do to relieve my migraine?

OTC remedy: Try otc (over the counter) remedies first (e.g. Extra strength tylenol), avoid triggers, if applicable (e.g. Noise, light, etc...) are some basic steps. ...Read more

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Recurring migraine? What med can help

Recurring migraine? What med can help

Some meds help: These really are hard to prevent. There are multiple meds, a bad sign that none are really effective. Tops ax, inderal, some calcium channel blockers and even NSAIDs especially in teens. Abortive treatment with onset of symptoms, like Imitrex (sumatriptan) type meds. There is a whole new class of meds to prevent that are in trials now. They seem effective in close to 80% in prevention. ...Read more

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How do I know if I still have a migraine?

How do I know if I still have a migraine?

Headaches: If you are still getting headaches and they resemble your migraine headaches, then you still have it. At time migraine can go away if you find and resolve the triggers (often it is red wine, chocolate, cheeses etc). But it can come back if triggered again. Rarely migraine disappears completely, but it does happen occasionally. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can treat a migraine?

Can I tell me how I can treat a migraine?

It is treatable: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education. (find and remove the triggering factors). 2) nonpharmacological management. (change your life-style) 3) pharmacological/medical management. See headache or orofacial pain specialist to improve your condition). ...Read more

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


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