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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.xxxx
Doctor :   Please post your query
User :   Hi doctor, I am getting migraine during morning the recent days..cud u pls advise why it occurs..and what should i do abt it..
Doctor :   May i know your age and gender?
User :   31 years ..female
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when you have it?
Doctor :   Do you get good sleep these days?
User :   for the past 1 week ,
Doctor :   Do you strain a lot these days?
User :   yes i do sleep well , 7-8 hrs
User :   no much strain
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   A migraine headache is a form of vascular headache. Migraine headache is caused by vasodilatation (enlargement of blood vessels) that causes the release of chemicals from nerve fibers that coil around the large arteries of the brain..
Doctor :   Enlargement of these blood vessels stretches the nerves that coil around them and causes the nerves to release chemicals.
Doctor :   The chemicals cause inflammation, pain, and further enlargement of the artery.
Doctor :   Migraines and depression are sometimes related in some persons. The affected person may have a period of depression prior to a migraine attack.
Doctor :   Migraine headaches maybe caused by low blood sugar, allergy infection, excessive intake of certain drugs, nutritional deficiency, consistent overwork, improper sleep and rest, excessive smoking, drinking,and sexual indulgence.
Doctor :   Menstruation in women is also one of the important cause of migraine headache
User :   ok , thanks .
Doctor :   Commonly known as menstrual migraine, this usually abates after menopause.
Doctor :   Migraine relief can be obtained from the juice of ripe grapes and is an effective home remedy
Doctor :   Grind fresh ripe grapes and drink without adding any water.
Doctor :   Niacin has proved helpful in relieving migraine pain. Valuable sources of this vitamin are yeast, whole wheat, green leafy vegetables, tomatoes, nuts, sunflower seeds, liver and fish
User :   ok
Doctor :   Cabbage leaf compress can help relieve the pain of a migraine headache. Crush a few cabbage leaves, place in a cloth and apply on the forehead for extended period of time.
Doctor :   Lemon crusts can cure migraine. Grind lemon crust and apply as a paste on the forehead.
Doctor :   To prevent migraine avoid or reduce white flour products, sugar, confectionery, rich cakes, pastries, sweets, refined cereals, greasy foods, tinned or preserved foods, pickles, condiments and sauces
Doctor :   Drink water regularly and in good quantity. Eat frequent smaller meals than lesser large meals. This help your digestion process.
Doctor :   Using ice, biofeedback, and relaxation techniques may be helpful in stopping an attack once it has started.
User :   ok thanks a lot, that was helpful .
Doctor :   Sleep may be the best medicine if it is possible.
User :   sure doctor .
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with now?
Doctor :   THANKS FOR CONSULTING.............
Doctor :   BYE FOR NOW.............
Doctor :   TAKE CARE...........
User :   thanks , same to u
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