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How do TCAs actually work to control non-migraine headaches? SSRIs aren't common for this, so is it the norepinephrine that is the agent helping?

How do TCAs actually work to control 
non-migraine headaches? SSRIs aren't common for this, so is it the norepinephrine that is the agent helping?

Great question: Great question! Norepinephrine is definitely involved in the interpretation of pain signals in various areas of the brain. However, serotonin definitely has a role to play (eg, the triptan drugs for migraine work on a specific subtype of serotonin). So, in theory, it's thought that these components together synergistically act to alleviate headache. Hope that helps! ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine (Definition)

A head pain which is usually recurrent, and often in variable locations and severity, associated with few or all the following symptoms; fear of light, fear of sound, nausea, vomiting, bright or dark spots floating in front of eyes, tingling and numbness of one side of face or body. All ...Read more


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What can help my chronic migrane I have it everyday for morning to night what are some things that may be able to help please give me somekinda answer?

What can help my chronic migrane I have it everyday for morning to night what are some things that may be able to help please give me somekinda answer?

Treat neck muscles: My theory chronic neck muscle spasm, femaleness & large breasts. Often migraineurs carry head slightly tilted one side (seen driver lic photo) & tug bra strap onto lower shoulder. Superior trapezius thicker & spastic higher shoulder side. Treat by rid of spasm. Heel lift low shoulder side, massage, aquatherapy, rhomboid development (military posture), acupuncture & less shyness breast display. ...Read more

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Migrane how we control?

Migrane how we control?

Migraines: Non-steroidal anti inflammatory agents or antidepressants as tolerated. Referral to neurologist is advised first to rule in/rule out migraines. ...Read more

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She have suffering from migrane?

She have suffering from migrane?

Vasograin & migraine: The initial treatment for moderate to severe migraine headaches focuses on preventative and abortive therapy. Your profile indicate you are taking vasograin (ergotamine). This agent may be effective in treatment of migraine headaches but it is not usually part of the initial therapy. Consider discussing treatment with triptan class of medications. Hope your headaches get better soon. ...Read more

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How can one stop migrane headache?

How can one stop migrane headache?

Prophylactic approac: Stopping acute migraine can be treated with Triptan family of Ned's, such as imitrex or the combination of raglan and ibuprofen.prevention medications include tricyclics antidepressants (amitriptyline), beta blockers (propranolol), anti seizure meds (topamax, depakote) and antihistamines (cyproheptadine), ...Read more

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Can taking Imatrex for my migrane headache every day dangerous?

Can taking Imatrex for my migrane headache every day dangerous?

Absolutely Dangerous: is a artery vasoconstriction promoting agent (how it works) & the big risk is promoting cardiovascular events (heart attacks, strokes) as a result of plaque ruptures & clots with vasoconstriction in addition to the clots. Study the PI from gsk.com: https://www.gsksource.com/pharma/content/dam/GlaxoSmithKline/US/en/Prescribing_Information/Imitrex_Tablets/pdf/IMITREX-TABLETS-PI-PIL.PDF & my answers. ...Read more

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I'm twenty one years old and recently suffered from a migrane episode. What could have caused this?How can I prevent it? The pain lasted two days. It was a pounding pain that worsened when i would stand up. The pain was so bad i had to call out of work an

I'm twenty one years old and recently suffered from a migrane episode. What could have caused this?How can I prevent it? The pain lasted two days. It was a pounding pain that worsened when i would stand up. The pain was so bad i had to call out of work an

Bad migraine headac: You may have had it in conjunction with your men's trail period, you may have been overtired, you have eaten something that triggered off, or you may have eaten something that contained msg which is found in chinese or oriental food.In any event since there are other causes you should consult a neurologist to get to the bottom of your problem. ...Read more

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What, if any, are the main factots that can bring on a migrane?

There are lots!: These vary greatly from person to person. Typical triggers include stress, menstrual periods, lack of sleep (or too much sleep), strong scents, certain foods, etc. Keeping a migraine journal and noting different things that might have caused your migraine can be very effective! ...Read more

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What can u do when u have a migrane?

What can u do when u have a migrane?

Botox: You may want to consider having your doctor/headache specialist see if Botox can be approved for your migraine headaches. If it works you could have significantly less migraines for at least 3-4 months at a time. Many times people's migraines are cut in half if not more. The use of your oral migraine prevention medications and abortives are much more helpful and reduce occurrences even better. ...Read more

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At the time of migrane what should we do to subsidise it......?

At the time of migrane what should we do to subsidise it......?

See your doctor: See your doctor to get evaluated & treated...Try to avoid anything that may trigger it, take your medications when you get the migraines, go in a dark room, rest & avoid noisy areas. ...Read more

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Diiodohydroxyquin (Definition)

Diiodohydroxyquin is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more


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Iodoquinol (Definition)

Iodoquinol is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more