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THE TREATMENT OF MIGRAINE HEADACHE by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 23 Nov 2008 11:02am 3 Comments THE TREATMENT OF MIGRAINE HEADACHES USING HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN by Edward Leyton MD CCFP Introduction: Hormonal migraine headaches are defined as a typical migraine headache that occurs in a periodic fashion around the time of the menstrual cycle. The preventive treatment outlined here was first described by Nevil Leyton MB ... Read on »
Treatment of Migraine Headaches ... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:58am Treatment of Migraine Headaches with Acupuncture What is a migraine headache? Although millions of people suffer form migraine daily most people do not under the difference between a migraine headaches and a tension headache. A migraine headache is a severe pain felt mostly on one side of the head mostly over one eye or the temple and som ... Read on »
BOTOX Treatment for Migraine Headaches by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 23 Jul 2011 11:00am Did you know BOTOX can be used as an effective treatment for the prevention of chronic migraine headaches in adults? When injected at recommended doses in specific locations of the head and neck, BOTOX can produce relief from the onset of debilitating migraine headache symptoms which can last up to three months depending on the individual patie ... Read on »
Treatments for Migraine Headaches by Disease Fighter Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Migraine Headaches: Bed rest Biofeedback training Cold pack Darkened room Diet changes Electromyographic (EMG) training Exercise Lifestyle changes Lumbar Puncture Quiet Relaxation training Septoplasty Stress reduction These are j ... Read on »
Plastic Surgery as a treatment for migraine headaches by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:03am A Cleavland Plastic Surgeon, Bahman Guyuron, made an interesting observation a few years ago when he was told by several of his brow lift patients that their migraine headaches went away after surgery. Working from that feedback he hypothesized that surgical release of several muscles that are divided to improve forehead wrinkle line act as ... Read on »
Permanent Alternative Treatment for Migraines? by Arabella R. Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 5:04pm Well, here we go again. An inaccurate article written, I suspect, just to promote “cures” and other nonsense. The blog is called “Migraine and Headache.” This particular entry is titled “ Migraine Headaches - Get Information on a Permanent Alternative Treatment ” by Jo Mark. The entry is chock-full of inaccurate and questionable informatio ... Read on »
Aspirin is First-Line Treatment for Migraine and Episodic Tension-Type Headache Regardless of Headache Intensity by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Tue 30 Aug 2011 11:53am Aspirin is the first-line treatment for migraine and tension-type headaches regardless of headache intensity, according to a report published by three leading headache experts (from Austria, Germany, and Norway) in the journal Headache. Some headache expert advise using a prescription drug such as sumatriptan (Imitrex) or another triptan (Maxal ... Read on »
Alternative Treatment for Migraines by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Fri 29 Mar 2013 4:31pm In the United States, more than 30 million people have one or more migraine headaches per year. Migraines account for 64% of severe headaches in females and 43% of severe headaches in males. If you are one of the 30 million sufferers of migraines, consider consulting with your health care physician to add alternative treatment methods into yo ... Read on »
Preventive treatment of migraines is underutilized by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 7:53pm There are several effective preventive medications for migraine headaches, however they are prescribed to only a small number of people who could benefit from them.  A study by Dr. Richard Lipton in the journal Cephalagia and his colleagues discovered that only 13% of migraine sufferers are taking preventive medications, but those who do have ... Read on »
New treatment for migraines is effective in a Phase III trial by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Wed 30 Sep 2009 11:22pm A new treatment for migraines is very effective and well tolerated, according to a paper published in Neurology.  Two years ago I mentioned on this blog that this new migraine drug did well in Phase II trial and now the results of Phase III also appear to be very positive.   The study was double-blind and placebo-controlled and involved more than ... Read on »