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Scientists aren't sure what causes migraines with aura. It's thought that at least two brain chemicals -- serotonin and dopamine -- play a role...
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Migraines with aura account for less than 20% of all migraines. But that's little comfort when you are the one who falls victim to this painful...
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Before determining treatment, your doctor will want to be sure that there are no other causes for your headache. So, it's likely the doctor will...
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You can use information from your diary and trial and error to determine if any of these foods might be causing your migraines. chocolate cheese...
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Certain drugs developed for other purposes have been used successfully in preventing migraines. These include: beta-blockers such as Tenormin...
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Stress, depression, anxiety, and even strong feelings such as grief from losing someone you love can trigger migraines. Although you can't control...
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Some people are sensitive to flickering lights, fluorescent lights, changes in air pressure or altitude, or even bold visual patterns. Use your...
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Scientists aren't sure what causes migraines, including migraines without aura. It's thought that at least two brain chemicals -- serotonin and...
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"Migraine without aura" is a relatively new name for the most common type of migraine headache. Another name you might hear is common...
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Neurologist[s] generally take care of migraines. Not all neurologist[s] spend much time treating migraines, and some of them really don't like to...
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It is not uncommon to take birth control to help regulate hormone cycles, preventative medications to prevent the onset of a migraine (Topamax...
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Botox has been reported effective for migraines in some patients. It is expensive; your pharmacist can tell you how much a single vial costs. There...
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Treatment for migraines includes therapies that may or may not involve medication.Nonmedication therapies for migraine Therapy that does not involve...
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Good question. I recommend speaking with your health care provider as soon as possible because Topamax is not recommended for use in pregnant women...
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This is a good question that you can always ask your pharmacist. You can be on both of these medications at the same time. I would recommend staying...
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