The pros and cons of migraine medicines

There are 9 comments on the May 29, 2011, WLOX story titled The pros and cons of migraine medicines. In it, WLOX reports that:

A migraine headache can be disabling, as anyone who's had one knows. In addition to throbbing head pain, migraines can cause other unpleasant symptoms, such as nausea, visual problems, and sensitivity to light and sound.

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Windham, ME

#2 Jul 4, 2011
Here is the most extensive list of Aspirin side effects online: http://sideeffectz.com/aspirinsideeffects/
T K Lawson RPhT

Escalon, CA

#3 Jul 6, 2011
Until the 'Triptans' We had ergotamine derivatives, The nausea factor @ very high. Demerol was available, as was secobarbitol and Midrin. The way to shorten the excruciation factor is to render the Pt. Asleep/ semiconscience. Imitex can be fatal if allergic. Even 30 mg of hydro and 2 mg alprazolam q4h won't blunt much migraine. 60 of IRMS with triazolam might render you semi asleep for 12-16 h. After the 1st 24 h it will abate.
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South Africa

#4 Aug 19, 2011
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Since: May 13

Scranton, PA

#5 Jul 28, 2013
Here's what I've found on the subject:

Two types of medicines are available:

- Acute (or abortive) medicines, which can stop a migraine or reduce the symptoms. They work best if you take them as soon as you feel a migraine coming on.

- Preventive medicines, which are taken daily to help keep migraines from occurring. Your doctor may prescribe a preventive medicine if you have severe, frequent migraines. It can take a few months for these medicines to become effective.

Since: Oct 11

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#6 Jul 29, 2013
Tongkat ali reliably cures migraines

I have always been amazed by the versatility of tongkat ali.

No other herb has such a wide array of applications.

Sure, tongkat ali enhances male sexuality. That is what tongkat ali is most famous for.

And this is not a small matter. If we have solved all problems of daily life, and are of perfect health, then life still isn't worthwhile if we can't have great sex.

So, tongkat ali is for perfectly healthy people. For those who just do not get enough kick out of sex, and for those with vanity concerns such as bodybuilders and penis enlargers. Genuine tongkat ali surely helps them.

But tongkat ali is effective, too, in people who are ill. Tongkat ali has been studied, with positive results, in many conditions as different as high blood pressure and cervical cancer.

But it is not these diseases for which tongkat ali is the most impressive cure.

Most astonishing is that tongkat ali cures migraines and other persistent headaches.

I myself have suffered from migraines for decades. Until I mentioned this to the manager of the company where I regularly purchase my high-potency extract.

"Migraines?" he asked. "Nothing is easier cured by tongkat ali than migraines," he said.

On the other hand, I had been taking tongkat ali for sexual enhancement, with great success of course, but my migraines had not disappeared.

"Wrong regimen," he explained. And that is how I learned the importance of following dietary guidelines with tongkat ali.

These dietary guidelines are exhaustive, about 10 printed pages, and they incorporate a lot of traditional knowledge from hundreds of years of human usage.

After the conversation with the manager of the site were I order my tongkat ali, I observed the guidelines to the letter... not just any tongkat ali dietary guidelines but the set specific to migraine sufferers.

And during on-cycles, I haven't had a single migraine attack since. They do still occur during off-cycles, but are never severe.

Certainly, tongkat ali washes out dirty chemicals like tyramine from my bloodstream so these chemicals do not exert their disturbing effect on my cranial blood vessels.

To migraine sufferers, that is for sure, tongkat ali, combined with the time-tested knowledge how to properly use it for this condition, is a God-sent.

Since: Aug 13

Sheffield, UK

#7 Aug 13, 2013
I use tryptans and opiates when I get a migraine attack, and for prevention propranolol twice a day. The occurance of my attacks have been reduced by I'd say 80% and when they used to last up to 5 days are usually over within 24 hours.

Since: Aug 13

Sheffield, UK

#8 Aug 13, 2013
Sorry the pros: I have my life back
The cons: none.
Anonymous

Stockbridge, MI

#9 Sep 7, 2013
Mr Wrigth wrote:
Here's what I've found on the subject:
Two types of medicines are available:
- Acute (or abortive) medicines, which can stop a migraine or reduce the symptoms. They work best if you take them as soon as you feel a migraine coming on.
- Preventive medicines, which are taken daily to help keep migraines from occurring. Your doctor may prescribe a preventive medicine if you have severe, frequent migraines. It can take a few months for these medicines to become effective.
Mr. Wrigth,

Would you be willing to get rid of your headaches/migraines and save some $$? I can help you... No more suffering or taking medications.

I, too, have had monthly migraines for years. Then a car accident in 2008 which caused a whiplash and a C3 fracture, left me with headaches every day...from morning to night. I tried everything!! all medications, botox injections and nerve blocks. NOTHING HELPED!

I am now finally headache free and would like to share with you how I did it. This is not another medication, or scam. It's a way for you to take control of your life back.

Private message me on FB (dawnsweet) and we can chat. You will not be disappointed.

Take that first step to a new you!!!I hope to hear from you soon!!
~Dawn
Anonymous

Stockbridge, MI

#10 Sep 7, 2013
Curiouser_and_Curiouser wrote:
I use tryptans and opiates when I get a migraine attack, and for prevention propranolol twice a day. The occurance of my attacks have been reduced by I'd say 80% and when they used to last up to 5 days are usually over within 24 hours.
HI!!

How would you like to get rid of your headaches/migraines and save some $$? get off all your meds ur using for headaches!!!I can help you!

I, too, have had monthly migraines for years. Then a car accident in 2008 which caused a whiplash and a C3 fracture, left me with headaches every day...from morning to night. I tried everything!! all medications, botox injections and nerve blocks. NOTHING HELPED!

I am now finally headache free and would like to share with you how I did it. This is not another medication, or scam. It's a way for you to take control of your life back.

Private message me on FB (dawnsweet) and we can chat. You will not be disappointed.

Take that first step to a new you!!!I hope to hear from you soon!!
~Dawn

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