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Causes and Remedy for Migraine & Constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
Doctor :  
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   proceed
User :   i have been suffering my migrain from wuite sometime
Doctor :   k
User :   day before I had a terrible headache
Doctor :   proceed wd age/profession
User :   which lasted for more than 8 hrs
Doctor :   duration of problems?
User :   28
Doctor :   k
User :   HR professional
Doctor :   k
User :   around 6-7 years now
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol
User :   no
User :   alcohol - very occasional, socially
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Please mention about the Sleep, Urine,Stools and Appetite, any specific problems with them.
User :   sleep is normal, i sleep for around 7-8 hrs daily
User :   about a month back I had stomach infection
Doctor :   k fine
User :   still have problem passing stool
User :   it is quite painful
Doctor :   constipation?
User :   no
User :   at times acidity
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/ Asthma/use medicines for any illness.
User :   nopes
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   yes
Doctor :   any medications?
User :   yes
Doctor :   like-
User :   providac
User :   ciplox
Doctor :   k
User :   indral - suggestedfor migrain
Doctor :   i am afraid ciplox is not for migraine
Doctor :   its an antibiotic
User :   no only indral
Doctor :   inderal is surely for migraine
Doctor :   in fact its a drug of choice
User :   rest 2 for stomach infection
Doctor :   what dose r u taking it?
User :   of?
Doctor :   inderal
User :   1- day
Doctor :   it it 20 mgs?
Doctor :   or 40 mg?
User :   10 mg
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   well now ur query about migraine?
User :   this drug seems to have brought down the severity n also the incidence
Doctor :   k
User :   but wht is the way to completely get rid of this
User :   it hampers my normal functioning
Doctor :   well frankly speaking this ailment
Doctor :   requires tremendous precautions
Doctor :   avoidance
User :   like
Doctor :   to reduce the ill effects
User :   k
Doctor :   Migraine is a neurological disorder
Doctor :   & can run in families
User :   yeah
Doctor :   certain environmental stimuli cause an imbalance
User :   k
Doctor :   the body functions
Doctor :   these can be coz of many things
Doctor :   they r called triggers
User :   rite
User :   few i know of
Doctor :   for which u have to avoid them like-
Doctor :   Changes in the environment
Doctor :   A change of weather, season,
User :   ok
Doctor :   altitude level,
Doctor :   can prompt a migraine headache
User :   k
Doctor :   unusual smells including pleasant scents
User :   k
Doctor :   such as perfume and flowers
Doctor :   unpleasant odors,
User :   k
Doctor :   paint thinner and secondhand smoke.
Doctor :   then it can be coz of-
Doctor :   Hormonal changes
User :   k
Doctor :   Hormonal medications, such as contraceptives
Doctor :   & then STRESS
Doctor :   which plays an imp trigger
User :   k
Doctor :   what i can suggest is u can do a life style modifications
Doctor :   & do self care like-
User :   do some kind of food also lead to headache?
Doctor :   yeah there many like
Doctor :   icecreams
Doctor :   cheese
Doctor :   Chocs
Doctor :   wine
User :   k
Doctor :   alcohol
Doctor :   smoking
Doctor :   rtc
Doctor :   canned food
User :   k
Doctor :   Keep a diary
User :   k
Doctor :   help you determine what triggers your migraines.
User :   k
Doctor :   Note when your headaches start, how long they last !
Doctor :   special attention to foods you ate in the 24 hours
User :   k
Doctor :   Get enough sleep
User :   k
Doctor :   but don't oversleep !!
Doctor :   Rest and relax - it is a MUST
User :   k
Doctor :   If possible, rest in a dark, quiet room
Doctor :   when you feel a headache coming on
Doctor :   STRESS management
User :   k
Doctor :   A counselor or therapist can teach you techniques for managing stress and coping with pain.
User :   k
Doctor :   u can be a member of Support groups
Doctor :   Group members often know about the latest medical treatments
User :   k
Doctor :   and self-care or complementary remedies
Doctor :   finally
User :   but does medication is of any help?
Doctor :   yeah its of gr8 help
Doctor :   Try to balance the use of medications with regular exercise,
User :   k
Doctor :   relaxation techniques,
Doctor :   nutritious meals
Doctor :   adequate res
Doctor :   rest
User :   k
User :   y does it occur?
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   well
Doctor :   as i have said that
Doctor :   environmental stimuli cause an imbalance
Doctor :   which might then cause the blood vessels
User :   yes I also want to understand about this stomach infecion....I had severe stomach ache which is fine now with themedication i took but the problem in passing stool is still there n is quite painful
Doctor :   to Expand
User :   has been for som 10 days now
Doctor :   k'
User :   k
Doctor :   its a adverse effects of drugs
Doctor :   take more fibrous diet
User :   could not be piles right?
Doctor :   more water
Doctor :   more stress on fruits juices
Doctor :   green leafy vegges
Doctor :   piles have diff signs & symptoms
User :   one of the medication i was given for local application was for piles although the doc didnt say
Doctor :   should have a long history
User :   ok
Doctor :   well u can take a medicine called
Doctor :   Tab Pilex 3 times a day any time for about 30 days
User :   k
Doctor :   which can reduce ur probs
User :   k
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no, thanks for the suggestions
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