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The Health Benefits of Millet

Millet Millet is a grain that has often been associated with bird food but it has a whole host of nutritional benefits for people as well. Your nutritionist may recommend millet if you suffer from asthma, migraines or thyroid problems. Read on to find out more – you may just …

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What should migraine sufferers do

What should migraine sufferers do? Individuals with mild and infrequent migraine headaches that do not cause disability may require only OTC analgesics. Individuals who experience several moderate or severe migraine headaches per month or whose headaches do not respond readily to medications should avoid triggers and consider modifications of their …

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migraine headaches… is the proper way to use preventive medications…

treatments of migraine headaches What is the proper way to use preventive medications? •Doctors familiar with the treatment of migraine headaches should prescribe preventive medications.•Decisions about which preventive medication to use are based on the side effects of the medication and the presence of any medical conditions. •Propranolol (Inderal) often …

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What is the treatment for moderate to severe migraine headaches

What is the treatment for moderate to severe migraine headaches? Migraine-specific abortive medications usually are necessary for moderate to severe migraine headaches. The abortive medications for moderate or severe migraine headaches are different than OTC analgesics. Instead of relieving pain, they abort headaches by counteracting the cause of the headache, …

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What other medications are used for treating migraine headaches

What other medications are used for treating migraine headaches? Narcotics and butalbital-containing medications sometimes are used to treat migraine headaches; however, these medications are potentially addicting and are not used as initial treatment. They are sometimes used for individuals whose headaches fail to respond to OTC medications but who are …

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What are some variants of migraine headaches

What are some variants of migraine headaches? Complicated migraines are migraines that are accompanied by neurological dysfunction. The part of the body that is affected by the dysfunction is determined by the part of the brain that is responsible for the headache. Vertebrobasilar migraines are characterized by dysfunction of the …

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What are the symptoms of migraine headaches

What are the symptoms of migraine headaches? Migraine is a chronic condition with recurrent attacks. Most (but not all) migraine attacks are associated with headaches. •Migraine headaches usually are described as an intense, throbbing or pounding pain that involves one temple. (Sometimes the pain is located in the forehead, around …

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Depression and Migraine May Share somthing

Depression and Migraine May Share a Genetic ComponentIt’s not surprising that some people with depression experience migraine headaches. In fact, research shows that people with depression are 3 times more likely to experience migraine; and four times more likely to experience migraine with aura, headache preceded by visual disturbances such …

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Symptoms of migraine headaches

Symptoms of migraine headaches Migraine is a chronic condition with recurrent attacks. Most (but not all) migraine attacks are associated with headaches. Migraine headaches usually are described as an intense, throbbing or pounding pain that involves one temple. (Sometimes the pain is located in the forehead, around the eye, or …

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