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What should I do when a migraine begins?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Stop and treat

Migraine is the body's reaction to a stress.
It is telling you to stop and rest - or suffer the consequence. The sooner you lie down, rest, and take a medication the faster you will recover. Develop a good management plan. Be in control of the migraine, do not let it be in control of you.

In brief: Stop and treat

Migraine is the body's reaction to a stress.
It is telling you to stop and rest - or suffer the consequence. The sooner you lie down, rest, and take a medication the faster you will recover. Develop a good management plan. Be in control of the migraine, do not let it be in control of you.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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In brief: Acetomenophen

I too suffer from migraines.
I take a prescription (imitrex), although sumatriptan succinate (100 mg) is just as good. I take 2 Acetaminophen with 8 oz of water -- and try to close my eyes until the scotopia (flashing lights) have gone away. You need to see a physician to get the prescription -- but sometimes the headache is still there! :<.

In brief: Acetomenophen

I too suffer from migraines.
I take a prescription (imitrex), although sumatriptan succinate (100 mg) is just as good. I take 2 Acetaminophen with 8 oz of water -- and try to close my eyes until the scotopia (flashing lights) have gone away. You need to see a physician to get the prescription -- but sometimes the headache is still there! :<.
Dr. Lester Thompson
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