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Management of migraine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Gud morning and Happy Independence day
Doctor :   Jai HIND XXXXXXXX
User :   I get migraine head aches at least twice a month and managing becomes very difficult
User :   Jai hind
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age 45, gender - female, occupation: bank manager, marital status : single height - 5' 1'', weight 50 kg dependents- no
User :   when i get these head aches, i get capillary ruptures in the hands or legs, apparently visible as haematoma
Doctor :   Do you have Hypertension too
User :   for the past 2 days i had head aches, y'day was head ache free, today morning again woke up with head ache. i dont hv hypertension
User :   i took half a sibelium today morning
User :   the intensity has come down a bit
Doctor :   Was it diagnosed as Migraine by the Doctor or was it Self diagnosis
User :   was diagnosed as migraine by 3 doctors
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and this capillary Rupture do you have it all the time or occasionally
User :   not always nauseating, no auras, but
User :   the capillary rupture i have it always. this time, on the right ipper arm
User :   upper arm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is your headache undercontrol now
User :   due to severe menorrhagia not responding to hormones, i underwent endometrial ablation in 2007
User :   the intensity has come down. sibelium makes me drowsy. today being a holiday its ok. otherwise, i go for grenil+stemetil or grenil+meftal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you noticed any particular factor triggering your Migraine
User :   sometimes, lack of sleep or over work
Doctor :   Certain Food or Lack of Sleep or skipping meals
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What measures do you take to avoid it
Doctor :   establish a daily routine with regular sleep patterns and regular meals, it is essential for Migraine
User :   sleep becomes disturbed all of a sudden sometimes, without any particular reason. work pressure mostly becomes unavoidable. i do meditate sometimes, but not a regular at it
Doctor :   If certain foods seem to have triggered your headaches in the past, eat something else. If certain scents are a problem, try to avoid them.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes being regular at meditations will help you certainly
User :   i'll try that. today morning, i dont find any reason for head ache. had a peaceful sleep y'day
Doctor :   Yes certainly it will be needed for you to find out all the causes for sleep and other triggers to since avoiding them is the best way out
User :   can u suggest something other than sibelium which wudnt make me drowsy?
Doctor :   Regular aerobic exercise reduces tension and can help prevent migraines.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes a Cup of Hot Black Coffee without Sugar is the best it would be lot bitter to taste
Doctor :   but works best at the time of migraine and
User :   i'll try that
Doctor :   as preventive measure you need to take Tab Propranalol after discussion with your doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   regularly since it will prevent the occurrence of migraine in itself
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   thanx a lot for ur time, it's been nice chatting with u
Doctor :   You are Always Welcome do let us know your progress in future
User :   ok, i shl do that
User :   Have a nice day
Doctor :   Jai Hind .
User :   Jai hind
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