Migraine Medications
Jaime Sanders
Jaime Sanders
November 12, 2018
Migraineur Jaime walks you through preventative, abortive, and herbal migraine medications, their side effects, and what you should know before taking them.

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Researchers Explore Link Between Migraines and Epilepsy

Is There a Link Between Migraines and Epilepsy?

Until recently, there’s been relatively little medical interest in finding the commonalities and connection between migraines and epilepsy.
45 found this helpful by Angela Finlay and Jaime Sanders on September 5, 2018
Abdominal Migraine

What Is an Abdominal Migraine?

An abdominal migraine is rare in adults. Other disorders are ruled out first, such as IBS, lactose intolerance or reflux before a diagnosed is made.
321 found this helpful by Jaime Sanders on February 8, 2018
Migraine and Other Health Problems

Migraines With a Side of Something More

Migraine and other health problems are common, and it can be difficult to tell if your migraine is stand-alone or if there are other health issues at play.
123 found this helpful by Barbara Leech on February 23, 2016
Migraine medication overuse

When Medications Trigger Your Migraines

Migraine medication overuse is a serious issue that many are unaware of. Barbara discusses the risks and how to avoid the nasty headache cycle.
69 found this helpful by Barbara Leech on October 28, 2015
Migraine and Stroke

The Link Between Migraine and Stroke

Young, female migraine sufferers at a significantly greater risk of suffering from a stroke than non-migraine sufferers – by why?
159 found this helpful by Alyssa Winegarden on May 27, 2015
Migraine and Dementia

Is There a Link Between Migraines and Dementia?

If you have migraines, you may wonder if the terrible pain you suffer from predisposes you to other illness that may affect your brain, like dementia.
99 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on March 18, 2015
Bipolar Migraines

Treating and Preventing Migraines With Bipolar Disorder

If you have migraines paired with depression and treatment has been unsuccessfully able to manage either, you may actually have bipolar migraines.
143 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on March 4, 2015
Caffeine and Migraines

The Relationship Between Caffeine and Migraines

Caffeine and migraines have a particularly strange relationship: sometimes it relieves, and sometimes it exacerbates the pain.
263 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on January 6, 2015
Migraines and Vertigo

Why Does Vertigo Occur Alongside Migraines?

Vertigo with migraines can strike out of nowhere. You may feel fine one minute, and then out of nowhere a dizzy spell takes hold.
409 found this helpful by Amy Manley on December 2, 2014
Alcohol and Migraines

How Alcohol Can Impact, Trigger and Even Benefit Migraines

It would seem that alcohol and migraines is a bad idea if you want to avoid pan, but there’s little proof that alcohol is worse than other triggers.
187 found this helpful by Angela Finlay on November 11, 2014