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What is the best remedy for a migrine?

What is the best remedy for a migrine?

Who knows: That's the billion dollar question--whoever comes up with a universal answer will be a billionaire. Unfortunately, causes and types of migraine are so varied there is no simple, common treatment that works for everyone (or for even a majority). You need to discover what causes your migraines and eliminate those causes from your life if possible to even begin to figure out the answer for you. ...Read more

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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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What is the best remedy for a migraine?

What is the best remedy for a migraine?

A Neurologist: If you have or think you have migraine headaches, you need to be evaluated by a neurologist who specializes in migraines. Having a proper diagnosis is the key to finding the best treatment for your problem, and migraines are often diagnosed incorrectly. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a migraine?

Neurologist + meds: Migraine headaches (ha) are often very treatable. If you have ha at least 3 days/week, you first need to get on a preventative agent. This will reduce the frequency & intensity of the pain. You also need a med. To take for the acute ha. This is usually a triptan (ie imitrex). You want to get off of any medicine that might be causing rebound/medicine overuse ha (ie excedrin). A neurologist can help. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for migraines?

What is the best remedy for migraines?

Depends on patient: Some meds abort migraine if taken early (ex.ergotamine, Imitrex),others are preventive (ex. Inderal).Some are for pain relief (ex. opiates).In my experience, though, many headaches (HA) are misdiagnosed as 'migraines' just because the pain is severe.Cause for these incl. occipital neuralgia, cervicogenic HA, occipital ligament inj, etc.A good history & phys. incl osteopathic hands-on exam may ...Read more

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What is the best medication for a cold?

What is the best medication for a cold?

Cold: Most of the medications don't really work and in fact may make the cold last longer. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for aches and fever. Mucinex to thin out secretions. Lots of fluids and rest. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for a hangover?

What is the best cure for a hangover?

Don't get it: Why don't you just prevent it. Avoid drinking so much that you get a hangover! ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for a ringworm?

What is the best home remedy for a ringworm?

Dermatomycosis: There are numerous otc anti-fungal preparations. Discuss with your friendly pharmacist and they will guide you to these. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for anxiety?

What is the best remedy for anxiety?

Anxiety and breath: Since I am a Psychologist I like to recommend learning mindfulness and meditation for anxiety. It is not a quick fix but learning breathing techniques and thought monitoring really helps..If you go to a cognitive-behavioral therapist you can learn tools to help curb the anxiety without medication, but first check with your doctor to rule out a medical explanation. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for a cold?

What is the best medicine for a cold?

Initial Cold Therapy: Most upper respiratory infections have a viral etiology. The symptoms should be treated with antipyretics (i.e., tylenol), additional rest, and copious fluid (water) consumptions per day. The symptoms usually resolve within 7-10 days. If they do not, or a fever ensues, you should seek the evaluation of your family physician/ internal medicine physician asap. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC for migraines?

What is the best OTC for migraines?

NSAIDs: The nsaids are effective even for migraine of moderate to severe intensity, they are more useful when taken early in the migraine attack. Another advantages: less expensive, for acute migraine , the nsaids possess low potential for producing medication overuse headache and the development of daily or near-daily chronic headache. There is no best otc nsaid, but aleeve and advil (ibuprofen) are very common. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for athritis?

What is the best remedy for athritis?

Rest and NSAIDs: Arthitis involves inflammation of the joint. This can be caused by inflammation or degeneration (aging). It can be mild, moderate, or severe (bone on bone). Treatment includes rest, warmth or ice, and nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like advil (ibuprofen) or aleve). For every 10 lbs. A person is overweight, their knees see 40 lbs. With each step. If overweight a little weight loss can help a lot. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for catarrh?

What is the best remedy for catarrh?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for colds?

What is the best remedy for colds?

Meds for symptoms: Medicines that relieve symptoms: lozenges for sore throat, decongestants for congestion, and cough medicine for cough. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for pinkeye?

What is the best remedy for pinkeye?

Most are viral or: Allergic or irritative and not bacterial. Artificial tears can be used to soothe the inflamed eye lining. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for migraines?

What is the best cure for migraines?

Depends...: There are multiple medications and behavior or diet modifications that can control migraines... There is not a cure... but the lest invasive option that controls the pain is the best. Talk with a doctor hat can help you determine a possible cause and find the least invasive treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for bedsores?

What is the best remedy for bedsores?

Evaluation : Ideally have someone familiar with the treatment and prevention of bed sores evaluate you. Some sores need surgery. Some just need dressing changes. Some need nothing other than to relieve the pressure that is placed on them ...Read more

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What is the best medecine for a headache? The ketorolaco is good?

What is the best medecine for a headache? The ketorolaco is good?

?Rebound headaches?: Stop the ketorolac for a week or two and the headaches may just go away. Discuss this with your doctor first and she or he may just recommend that. Rebound headaches are common with even short term use o f this medication. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a patiki eye rash?

What is the best remedy for a patiki eye rash?

Petechia: Petechia are dilated ends of blood vessels with tiny blood leakage--not a true rash. This can be caused by body stress such as vomiting or from systemic disease. If it does not resolve over a few days, see an internist. ...Read more