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Be Up To Date With New Pain Relief Treatments
Be Up To Date With New Pain Relief Treatments
Keeping up to date with new options for managing head pain is important to help you find successful pain relief. New drugs such as Treximet are one hopeful measure…...
Do Headache Remedies Make False Claims?
Do Headache Remedies Make False Claims?
Many headache remedies, natural and pharmaceutical, claim their products are better than all others. It is important to look at the evidence and choose something that…...
Effectiveness and Side Effects of Headache Drugs
Effectiveness and Side Effects of Headache Drugs
It can be a challenge to obtain the maximum effectiveness of a drug while still minimizing side effects. Your doctor can answer any questions and concerns and you…...
How Are Headaches Diagnosed?
How Are Headaches Diagnosed?
Diagnosis is the first step in headache management and treatment. Your doctor will ask questions about the pain and may order tests before working out a treatment plan....
How Do Triptans Treat Migraines?
How Do Triptans Treat Migraines?
Triptans, drugs used to treat severe migraines, work differently to the standard painkillers such as paracetamol. Instead, they act on blood vessels to remove the…...
Is Caffeine a Cause or Treatment?
Is Caffeine a Cause or Treatment?
Small doses of caffeine in medication or food and drink may help your headache pain, but larger doses can cause withdrawal headaches and other unpleasant symptoms. If…...
Medication for Preventing Headaches and Migraines
Medication for Preventing Headaches and Migraines
Preventing a migraine before it starts is the ideal approach. Drug classes such as calcium channel blockers, antidepressants and ergots may help prevent migraines.…...
Migraine Patches: Do They Work and Where Do I Get One?
Migraine Patches: Do They Work and Where Do I Get One?
Transdermal migraine patches would be a very good way to take pain relief medication for migraine, particularly if you are nauseous; these may be available soon....
New Delivery Methods for Headache Treatments
New Delivery Methods for Headache Treatments
New delivery methods for headaches and migraines can reduce side effects and discomfort for patients. Iontophoretic delivery is a newer method that has many benefits....
New Migraine Treatments
New Migraine Treatments
There are a multitude of effective migraine drugs on the market and newer drugs and supplements show promise for the treatment of pain and associated symptoms. Speak…...
Overuse of Headache Medication
Overuse of Headache Medication
Medication overuse can result in rebound headaches. Following dosage instructions and limiting medication use to a few days a week can help prevent unpleasant rebound…...
Prescription Versus Non-Prescription Migraine Relief
Prescription Versus Non-Prescription Migraine Relief
You may have wondered if prescription migraine medication is preferable to non-prescription treatment, and vice versa. Talk to your doctor about incorporating both…...
Tips For Using Headache Medication Safely
Tips For Using Headache Medication Safely
Using headache medication safely will help to ensure that you treat headaches without suffering from dangerous side effects. Follow directions, ask questions and be…...
What to Take When a Migraine Hits
What to Take When a Migraine Hits
Various over-the-counter and prescription drugs are available to treat a migraine should it occur. Also helpful are rest, a dark room and a cool cloth on your head.…...
Why Don't Doctors Prescribe Ergotamines Now?
Why Don't Doctors Prescribe Ergotamines Now?
Ergotamines, drugs extract from the ergot fungus, were used to treat migraines until the 1990s, when triptans took over. Triptans are safer and cause fewer side effects....
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