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Headache
25
Jun

Is botulinum toxin (Botox) useful for migraine?

Botox or “botulinum toxin” is a liquid that relaxes muscles. It is injected into multiple muscles in the back of the neck, and sometimes over the face. The procedure takes only a few minutes, is not very painful and is extremely safe. The effect of Botox starts about 1 week after injection, and lasts for...
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25
Jun

Should you go to a hospital if you have a severe headache?

If you do not have a history of severe headaches, then the answer is a definite YES. A sudden headache frequently indicates a severe, possibly life-threatening problem. If you have severe headaches in the past, then the answer is more difficult. Many people who have headaches such as migraine and cluster headache can easily recognize...
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25
Jun

How can you prevent attacks of migraine?

Migraine patients frequently complain that one of the following 4 things precipitates a headache: 1. Improper sleep: This is probably the most important precipitant. Often it is the lack of sleep that precipitates a migraine, but sometimes sleeping too much can precipitate a migraine as well. Therefore, it is important that people with migraine go...
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