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Chronic migraine. Not finding cure. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I had migrain headace from last 5 years
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
User:till now it is not controled
Doctor:Are you on any prophylactic treatment for the same?
Doctor:How often do you get attacks of migraine?
Doctor:How long does an acute attack of migraine last?
User:when i went outside at afternoon, when i get tense,when i get upset
Doctor:Is it more than twice in a month?
User:some times it is more than twice
Doctor:Does an individual attack last for longer than 24 hrs?
Doctor:Do you take pain killers often with no benefits to the headache?
Doctor:Does it disrupt your work?
Doctor:It seems like you have a chronic migraine
Doctor:You must consider taking preventive medications for the migraine
Doctor:or prophylactic therapy
User:is it any serious?
Doctor:You can try drugs like beta blockers
Doctor:no, it is not
Doctor:However, in the long run, it may decrease your quality of life.
Doctor:And decrease your efficiency of work
Doctor:You need to also avoid the triggers that cause migraine
Doctor:Maintain a healthy life with exercise and relaxation
Doctor:Are you following me?
Doctor:Drink plenty of water
Doctor:Avoid sunlight in the peak hrs
Doctor:between 1 pm to 3 pm
Doctor:Avoid coffee
User:i usually drink 5-6 lts of water
User:i dosent preffer coffee only tea
Doctor:That is excellent
Doctor:Tea is better than coffee
Doctor:If your symptoms are troublesome you must consider prophylactic treatment
Doctor:Try and follow healthy lifestyle
Doctor:It will work out for good
Doctor:Avoid triggers as I said
Doctor:Hope this helps you
User:ok doctor
Doctor:You may discuss about these with your primary care physician
Doctor:I hope I have been of help
Doctor:Have you followed my suggestions?
User:yes doctor
Doctor:Take care then
Doctor:Good day ahead
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
Doctor:Bye for now
User:ok bye and thanks for your suggestions
Doctor:Thank you too
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