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I've been experiencing headaches over the past 10yrs. All sinus and brain scans have come back normal. My pain usually is pounding on the temple, where i can feel the blood vessel pulsing. I take excedrin migraine almost daily for morning attacks. I use maxalt for migraine attacks. is there long term concern for taking this medication so much. Knowing the majority of my heads are on my temple does this translate to a certain type of headache


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replied August 26th, 2010
Headache and Migraines Answer A15670
Thanks for using this forum.....

Migraine is a chronic ailment....maxalt is quite safe drug...your headache is typical of migraine headache...what you can do is reduce the factors exaggerating the headache..that includes late night work,caffeine,excess alcohol,tobacco...you can reduce stress by following a good lifestyle...

take care...


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