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What are rebound migraines like?
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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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In brief: Rebound Headaches
Rebound ha occurs when pain meds(triptans, opiates, nsaids, ergotamines) are taken to frequently.
The overuse of these medications causes a common migraine to transform into something called chronic daily headache. It is thought that taking a medication more than 15 times per month can lead to rebound ha's. The treatment is simple-all use of medications to stop headaches must to discontinued.

In brief: Rebound Headaches
Rebound ha occurs when pain meds(triptans, opiates, nsaids, ergotamines) are taken to frequently.
The overuse of these medications causes a common migraine to transform into something called chronic daily headache. It is thought that taking a medication more than 15 times per month can lead to rebound ha's. The treatment is simple-all use of medications to stop headaches must to discontinued.
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