Q. What do I do if I’m having recurring migraines this week? My sumatriptan typically wipes them out, but it’s only worked for about 10 hours and then the migraine returns. I’m not supposed to keep taking the Imitrex, but I really don’t know what to do. I can’t look at a computer. I can’t get any work done. It’s awful. What can I do? Continue Reading
Q. Is it safe to take combined contraceptive pills if you’ve had any history of migraine? I rarely get headaches, and I’ve probably only had three or four migraines with aura in my life.
Q. I get a “cough headache.” Whenever I cough, sneeze, bend over, or laugh, I get an excruciatingly painful pressure headache. Is this common? And, is there anything I can do to treat it?
Q. Is there really no cure or prevention for the aura that happens before a migraine? Continue Reading
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Education has always been an important aspect of our mission. Great information and updates can be found on www.headaches.org, HeadWise, our monthly newsletter, and in the brochures we provide to offices and clinics across the country. Continue Reading