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I suffer from basil migraines, but every now and then i'll get a frontal one? Should I be on preventive medicine?

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Dr. Julia Stanford
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends...

On the frequency and severity of your migraines.
Typically, preventive meds are prescribed for people having more than 2 migraines/month. But other factors are weighed as well including how disabling they are and the side effects of potential meds.

In brief: Depends...

On the frequency and severity of your migraines.
Typically, preventive meds are prescribed for people having more than 2 migraines/month. But other factors are weighed as well including how disabling they are and the side effects of potential meds.
Dr. Julia Stanford
Dr. Julia Stanford
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: PREVENTIVE MEDS FOR

Migraines are prescribed to decrease the frequency of migraines.
It may be a good thing for you depending on frequency and severity, so talk to your doctor about it please.

In brief: PREVENTIVE MEDS FOR

Migraines are prescribed to decrease the frequency of migraines.
It may be a good thing for you depending on frequency and severity, so talk to your doctor about it please.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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