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Lifestyle modifications to counter migraine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   my name is xxxxxx
User :   i have migraine
Doctor :   k
User :   any medicine for this
User :   for permanently solving this disease
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   age 26 male xxxxxx married bangalore
Doctor :   How long you have this problem
User :   when i was studying in 7th class it started
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Although there's still no cure, medications can help reduce the frequency of migraine and stop the pain once it has started.
Doctor :   Fortunately, management of migraine pain has improved dramatically in the last decade.
Doctor :   The right medicines combined with self-help remedies and changes in lifestyle may make a tremendous difference for you. So you should know them
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User :   yes i am here
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User :   ok
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User :   yes
User :   tell me
Doctor :   DId you read the information i had given you
Doctor :   Go through it
User :   how should i change my life style
Doctor :   and if any other question yoiu may ask me
Doctor :   First you should maintain a diary
User :   ok
Doctor :   A diary can help you determine what triggers your migraines.
User :   ok
User :   how ?
Doctor :   Note when your headaches start, how long they last and what, if anything, provides relief. Be sure to record your response to any headache medications you take.
Doctor :   also note down teh foods
Doctor :   you ate in the 24 hours preceding attacks
Doctor :   any stress
Doctor :   that causes
User :   not tat much
Doctor :   No I was asking you to note these in teh diary
Doctor :   to determine the triggers for the attacks
User :   ok ok
Doctor :   The triggers are to be known first for any doctor
Doctor :   to help you
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try muscle relaxation exercises
User :   ok
Doctor :   meditation and yoga
Doctor :   spend at least a half-hour each day doing something you find relaxing รข?? listening to music, gardening, taking a hot bath or reading.
User :   wat medicine i shuld take if symptom appears
Doctor :   The average adult needs seven to nine hours of sleep a night.
User :   ok
Doctor :   rest in a dark, quiet room when you feel or know a headache coming on.
Doctor :   You can take IMOL PLUS
Doctor :   when teh attack comes
User :   it is pain killer?
Doctor :   but there are other medicines which reduce the frequency of attakcs
Doctor :   it is the pain killer yes
Doctor :   you have to get the prescription for these
User :   wat is that
Doctor :   with a dioc
User :   ok
Doctor :   from a doc
Doctor :   thesea re the lifestyle and home remedies i can suggest
User :   oko thanks doc
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User :   yes
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