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What Can You Do To Recover From Classic Migraine
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
"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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post mistaken OD on sudafed, had the classic overdose case, short of aneurysm. Why oh why do I still have angina, tachycardia, migraine, a year after!
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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