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What is the most effective way to prevent or blunt regular migraines?

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Dr. William Austen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Depends on patient

Sorry. There is no answer for everyone.
Different treatments are effective for different patients. Unfortunately up to one third of patients don't have any effective treatment.

In brief: Depends on patient

Sorry. There is no answer for everyone.
Different treatments are effective for different patients. Unfortunately up to one third of patients don't have any effective treatment.
Dr. William Austen
Dr. William Austen
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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology

In brief: First, no triggers

The ideal preventative is to identify a reliable trigger that is setting off your migraines, and then avoid it (common triggers include food containing tyramine (e.
g. Aged cheese), red wine, sleep deprivation, and stress). Barring that, there are many medications that reduce migraine intensity and frequency, as well as procedures such as Botox for refractory cases. Neurologists can help guide you.

In brief: First, no triggers

The ideal preventative is to identify a reliable trigger that is setting off your migraines, and then avoid it (common triggers include food containing tyramine (e.
g. Aged cheese), red wine, sleep deprivation, and stress). Barring that, there are many medications that reduce migraine intensity and frequency, as well as procedures such as Botox for refractory cases. Neurologists can help guide you.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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