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  • What to o for Migraine Headaches

    What to o for Migraine Headaches

    A migraine is a severe, painful headache that can be preceded or accompanied by sensory warning signs such as flashes of light, blind spots, tingling in the arms and legs, nausea, vomiting, and increased sensitivity to light and sound. The excruciating pain that migraines bring can last for hours or even days. Migraine is a […]

  • Ergotamines for Migraine Headaches

    Font Size A A A Ergotamines for Migraine Headaches Guide Examples Generic Name Brand Name dihydroergotamine Migranal ergotamine with caffeine Cafergot, Migergot How It Works Ergotamines narrow (constrict) blood vessels in the brain. It is not clear how they work to stop a migraine. These medicines are available in different forms depending on the drug, […]

  • Preventive Headache Medicines-Topic Overview

    Font Size A A A Preventive Headache Medicines – Topic Overview Preventive Headache Medicines Guide Topic Overview Health Tools Related Information Credits Preventive medicines are used to avoid severe or chronic headaches, such as migraines or cluster headaches. They are not used to treat headaches after they begin. Examples of preventive medicines are: Recommended Related […]

  • Tension Headaches-Living With Tension Headaches

    Font Size A A A Tension Headaches – Living With Tension Headaches Tension Headaches Guide Topic Overview Health Tools Cause Symptoms When to Call a Doctor Exams and Tests Treatment Overview Prevention Living With Tension Headaches Medications Other Treatment Other Places To Get Help Related Information References Credits You may have fewer headaches-and less pain […]

  • Tension Headaches-Topic Overview

    Font Size A A A Tension Headaches – Topic Overview Tension Headaches Guide Topic Overview Health Tools Cause Symptoms When to Call a Doctor Exams and Tests Treatment Overview Prevention Living With Tension Headaches Medications Other Treatment Other Places To Get Help Related Information References Credits Is this topic for you? This topic is about […]

  • Antidepressants for Migraine Headaches-Topic Overview

    Font Size A A A Antidepressants for Migraine Headaches – Topic Overview Antidepressants for Migraine Headaches Guide Topic Overview Health Tools Related Information Credits Antidepressant medicines, which are usually used to treat depression, can be effective in preventing migraine headaches. Antidepressants have some pain-relieving properties and may reduce duration and frequency of headaches. Antidepressants are […]

  • Beta-Blockers for Migraine Headaches

    Font Size A A A Beta-Blockers for Migraine Headaches Guide Examples Generic Name Brand Name metoprolol Lopressor, Toprol nadolol Corgard propranolol Inderal How It Works Beta-blockers relax blood vessels. It is not clear how they work to prevent migraines. Why It Is Used Beta-blockers are preventive medicines that are used to prevent migraine headaches in […]

  • Tension Headache Triggers-Health Tools

    Font Size A A A Tension Headache Triggers – Health Tools Tension Headache Triggers Guide Topic Overview Health Tools Related Information Credits Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. In this article WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise Last Updated: May 02, 2014 This information is not intended […]

  • Tension Headaches-Other Treatment

    Font Size A A A Tension Headaches – Other Treatment Tension Headaches Guide Topic Overview Health Tools Cause Symptoms When to Call a Doctor Exams and Tests Treatment Overview Prevention Living With Tension Headaches Medications Other Treatment Other Places To Get Help Related Information References Credits Using other treatments along with medicines may help you […]

  • Tension Headaches-Health Tools

    Font Size A A A Tension Headaches – Health Tools Tension Headaches Guide Topic Overview Health Tools Cause Symptoms When to Call a Doctor Exams and Tests Treatment Overview Prevention Living With Tension Headaches Medications Other Treatment Other Places To Get Help Related Information References Credits Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or […]

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