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Query about chronic migraine pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   hi doctor i uffer from chronic migrain pain
Doctor :   Ok'
User :   is there any medication
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
Doctor :   Since how long are you suffering from migraine headaches?
User :   female 32 yrs
Doctor :   Since how long are you suffering from migraine headaches?
User :   for the last 5 yrs
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor and are you on any medications for the headaches?
User :   one long time back he had given some but they were not very effective
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   Migraine headaches are chronic headaches.
Doctor :   An absolute cure/treatment is not possible most often.
Doctor :   However with few modifications and drugs, such headaches are prevented.
Doctor :   Hence the treatment for migraine headaches are based on preventing the headaches.
Doctor :   I shall suggest you the measures of prevention.
Doctor :   1. Migraine headaches can be prevented by few lifestyle modifications.
Doctor :   they include good and regular sleep, avoiding fasting and proper stress management - in the form of phyiscal exercise, yoga and relaxation techniques
Doctor :   2. Acute attacks of headaches are treated with analgesics.
Doctor :   Simple pain killer such as 2 tablets of paracetamol or one tablet of Ibuprofen can be taken during these headahces.
User :   ok thanks for the information, I'll touchbase with you later on
Doctor :   Taking these pills early can stop the headaches better than taking them late.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Looking forward to continue the discussion.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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