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My mother has a headache mild , around the fronthead area , on the right side, I think is migraine in adults , treatment?

Maybe not migraine: This may not be a typical migraine, as the pain seems mild. Try over the counter products and/or hot or cold compresses to the affected area. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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My mother suffers from severe headaches many years ago. She is in treatment with triptanes and topiramate without a result. I want your advice please?

My mother suffers from severe headaches many years ago. She is in treatment with triptanes and topiramate  without a result. I want your advice please?

She needs: to see a specialist. Have her see her primary care doctor to get a referral. Neurologists usually deal with these sorts of headaches. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My mother is suffering from dizzy and headache permanently and i'm from egypt so i want a natural treatment or a solution but she has blood sugar?

My mother is suffering from dizzy and headache permanently and i'm from egypt so i want a natural treatment or a solution but she has blood sugar?

SUGGESTIONS: Would treat this as if it were migraine, but realize that we cannot reassure you that something else is occurring. Might try OTC riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, Co-Q10, or magnesium. Best if these are taken twice daily. Hope it works. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cluster headaches?

What is the best treatment for cluster headaches?

Cluster headache: Management of a cluster headache can be abortive or prophylactic. Sometimes, both methods are indicated in the same patient. An effective abortive treatment uses oxygen or sumatriptan or DHE. The treatment of choice for the prevention of both episodic and chronic cluster headache is verapamil. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a bad sinus headache?

Stress HA = migraine: Although it feels like the sinuses, your headaches are probably migraines. Migraine pain can sometimes feel "sinusy". Sinuses generally don't cause headaches. In cases like yours, patients are usually placed on a preventative agent taken daily to reduce the pain, and an acute agent (ie a triptan ie imitrex) to take when the headache comes. You may also have rebound/medication overuse headache. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for chronic neck pain & associated occipital headaches?

What is the best treatment for chronic neck pain & associated occipital headaches?

Several: Treatment for neck pain/occipital headaches may include: physical therapy, massage, accupuncture, trigger point injections, chiropractic and occipital nerve blocks. You may want to start with the least invasive treatments first. ...Read more

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I've had a chronic daily headache for 12 years following a concussion in an mva.Will it ever go away? What is the best treatment to fix this problem?

I've had a chronic daily headache for 12 years following a concussion in an mva.Will it ever go away? What is the best treatment to fix this problem?

See neurologist: It is unusual for concussion symptoms to last this long. A rare person will have prolonged symptoms related to this type closed head trauma. All that do deserve a complete neurological evaluation. See a specialist-neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for headache ?

What is the best treatment for headache ?

Depends on the cause: There are many different causes for headaches including stress/tension, migraines, lack of sleep, dehydration, infection, etc. Depending on the cause, different treatments can work. In general, something like Acetaminophen (tylenol) or Ibuprofen over the counter can be tried. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for migraine headaches?

What is the best treatment for migraine headaches?

Depends: It depends upon how often you have them. If they are only occasional then drugs like imitrex (sumatriptan) are very good at preventing a migraine if you take it very early at onset of a headache. if the headaches are very frequent then a preventive medication may be more helpful if taken every day. There are several classes of medicines to prevent migraines. Your doctor can help you decide if that is needed. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for throbbing, bilateral headache?

What is the best treatment for throbbing, bilateral headache?

Analgesics: Many possibilities of bilateral throbbing headache. The most common is tension headache. You should talk to PCP for a complete evaluation. Analgesics such as acetaminophen, NSAIDs, and caffeine are a good choice. You can try different relaxation techniques ...Read more