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Hi. I’m 52, male, allergic to salicylic acid (no aspirin, thank you). I suffer from migraines since I was 6 years old. In the early years my father gave me acetaminophen, then I started to take Metamizole and ergotamine, a lot, believe me, a lot. In the las 10 years I have taken new drugs, derived from Triptane.
My episodes are variable, some just a pressure in my head and others block my vision, I get nauseous, I feel really bad. 46 years of my life with migraines, I’ve learned to keep living, working, listening music, being a dentist, a husband, a father of three ;-). Migraines are part of my Daly life. I have two or three episodes a week and a constant rumbling in my head. I writing here today because I so tired. I awake every morning with pain not too much, but these noise in my head is killing me. Doctor say my condition need preventive measures. But, a high pitch sound, some perfume, flashing lights, insomnia, among other things put a full migraine on my head. Any help!


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replied May 15th, 2019
Headache and Migraines Answer A64988
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!
There are two aspects of migraine treatment.
1.Abortive therapy,which you are using.
2.Prophylactic therapy in which you have to take medicine like propanolol or valproic acid.
All triggers should be avoided. Deep brain stimulation and acupuncture are also helpful.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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