11/5/07 #6 - Severe migraine every time I go work out?

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    I get a severe migraine every time I go work out. The odd thing is that I am not fatigued when I finish, yet I still get these migraines with aura. The only thing that actually prevents me from getting a migraine is if I immediately get in the shower for about twenty minutes and let the water run on my head. Then I must immediately lay down in a dark room. Do you have any other suggestions to prevent my migraines? Craig.





    Dear Craig;


    See your doctor about this. There are medications you can try to prevent these Migraines. Depending on how frequently you work out, your doctor may suggest a medication that you take just before your work out. If you work out frequently, your doctor may opt for a daily preventive. There are over 100 medications that your doctor can choose from for prevention.

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Published On: November 05, 2007