Migraine Headache FAQs Topic Guide
Migraine Headache FAQs: Migraines are severe headaches that last from four hours to three days. The pain may be accompanied by visual symptoms like auras as well. The exact cause of migraines is unclear, but researchers theorize it has to due with nerve or bloodflow malfunction. Migraines may be managed and/or prevented by a combination of medication and avoiding triggers.
Migraine and Cluster Headache Medications Migraines and cluster headaches are severe recurrent headaches. Medications to treat them fall under a number of different categories. These include triptans and ergot alkaloids for abortive therapy. For preventative therapy, a number of different drug classes are available, including beta blockers, predisone, antidepressants, lithium, antiseizure medications and others.
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