new management can help people with frequent headaches get your life back to the proper level.Guidelines for the prevention of headaches will be presented at the annual conference of the American Academy of Neurology in New Orleans and simultaneously published in the journal "Neurology."According to the Research Foundation of headaches, about 36 million people in the country suffer from headaches.They are painful, often makes the person inoperable, and may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light (photophobia).
For some headaches - minor, infrequent and respond well to the available therapies.Others experience more frequent headaches that affect their lives and are difficult to therapy.These people may be candidates for prevention outlined in the guide published by.Preventive maintenance is usually carried out on a daily basis for preventing the incidence of attacks and reduce their severity and duration.
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Under the new leadership, effective prevention of headaches include:
Under the terms of management, antiepileptic drug "Lamictal" (Lamotrigine) is not effective in preventing headaches.Certain nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and supportive therapy can also help prevent headaches.
insufficient evidence for instructions about using aspirin or NSAIDs such as indomethacin in preventing headaches.
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MD Mark W. Green, said that anyone having six or Bole headaches per month or having fewer headaches, but not giving therapy is a potential candidate.Greene is the director of the Center for Headache and pain management and professor of neurology and anesthesiology medical faculty at Mount Sinai in New York."Go through examination by a specialist headache if your headaches are frequent, deprive you of health and / or you do not help each therapy", - he said.
Robert Duarte MD, is director of the Center for Pain at the Institute of Neurology in the name of Cushing's Healthcare System North Shore Lidge Manhasete, NY.He said that a lot of people are hesitant to take medication, because they want to avoid the side effects that accompany the daily medication."Drug prophylactic treatment, which shows the decrease in frequency and intensity of headaches as a result leads to a decrease of functional disorders" - he says."These benefits often outweigh any risks."
«This is not the only reason," - said Dr. Richard B. Lipton medicine.He is the director of the Center for Headache Monteflore in New York."A lot of people with headache do not think of it as a treatable medical disorder", - he said."They do not consult with the doctors and do not know that what they have is a problem of headache."Others do not believe that they will receive the effectiveness of prevention.This means that not all people with headache should adhere to prophylactic therapy.
If you have, or you believe that you have a headache, the first step is to see a specialist and get a diagnosis.Treatment will depend on the frequency and severity of your headaches."Some people with one headache per month, taking non-prescription medications, can return to normal activity", - he said."The other can be a headache 10 days per month, which deprives them of the ability to work for five or six days, and they definitely need to be preventive and effective treatment at the time of the attack of headache."The study of the causes of your headaches and measures to anticipate launch schemes reaction also helps.
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new leadership supports the use of the herb butterbur.However, if the grass is not properly extracted, then the drug is not safe.Select a well-known brand, and follow the dosage instructions on the package.Some drugs butterbur may contain pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA).PA may affect the liver, lungs, circulatory system, and may cause cancer.Butterbur preparations containing PA are unsafe when taken orally.Still not clear how butterbur may prevent a headache, but it may have anti-inflammatory properties, like NSAIDs.