Migraine Headaches

Migraine is a recurring one-sided headache. Some people experience an aura before a migraine. The headache may be associated with nausea, vomiting, and nose block. Irritability due to migraines can last for up to two days. During migraines, people become sensitive to light and sound. Sometimes these can also be a trigger. Other triggers include caffeine, menstrual period, birth control pills, alcohol, chocolate, stress, etc. Triptans, antiemetics, and pain relievers are implicated in its treatment.

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How can I prevent migraine headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from migraine from my school time. Just before 2 years a neurologist suggested me Naproxen 500, which I am taking when I am getting an attack. But in the summer I am getting the attack twice a day and this is only the cure. But the headache is killing me. Please someone...  Read Full »


Dr. Lohit Chauhan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. While for acute attacks Naproxen + Domperidone is fine, but to prevent the attacks from happening you should take migraine prophylaxis. You could try a beta-blocker (Metoprolol, Propranolol) extended-release tablets or use SSRI's (Amitryptiline, etc.). Also, Triptans...  Read Full »

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