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A migraine trigger is any factor that causes a headache in individuals who are prone to develop headaches. Only a small proportion of migraine...
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Migraine is a chronic condition of recurrent attacks. Most (but not all) migraine attacks are associated with headaches. Migraine headaches usually...
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A migraine headache is a form of vascular headache. Migraine headache is caused by a combination of vasodilatation (enlargement of blood vessels) and...
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Narcotics and butalbital-containing medications sometimes are used to treat migraine headaches; however, these medications are potentially addictive...
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There are several aspects to treating menstrual migraines: To treat menstrual migraine, take medications after the onset. Generally, medications...
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Prophylactic medications are medications taken daily to reduce the frequency and duration of migraine headaches. They are not taken once a headache...
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Migraine headaches are usually diagnosed when the symptoms are present. Migraine generally begins in childhood to early adulthood. While migraines...
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There are two ways to prevent migraine headaches: 1) by avoiding factors ("triggers") that cause the headaches, and 2) by preventing...
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Individuals with mild and infrequent migraine headaches that do not cause disability may require only over-the-counter (OTC) analgesics. Individuals...
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Migraine-specific medications usually are necessary for moderate-to-severe migraine headaches. The medications for moderate or severe migraine...
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Doctors familiar with the treatment of migraine headaches should prescribe preventive medications. Decisions about which preventive medication to...
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There medications are intended to aid in sleeping. Tylenol PM (acetaminophen and diphenhydramine), Motrin PM (ibuprofen and diphenhydramine), and...
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Persistent migraines need to be defined a bit more, by intensity, frequency, and the type of treatment you are using to elevate the pain. If you are...
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Wellbutrin SR or XL, desipramine or nortiptyline -- these ones do not use serotonin, like your maxalt so you will not be overdosed on serotonin.
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The problem with menstrual migraines is that the headaches are driven or caused by the change in hormones with your cycle. The only direct way to...
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