Top Migraine and Headache Questions - 9/19/14

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  • Do you have questions about headaches or Migraines? Many of our readers do, and Dr. David Watson and Teri Robert answer some of them. Dr. Watson is a UCNS certified headache and migraine specialist, and is the director of the headache center at West Virginia University. Here are our most recent questions and answers...

    1. Severe migraines, doctor wants signed contract for hydrocodone? Full question and answer.

    2. What can I do just to be normal living with migraines? Full question and answer.

    3. Does change in migraine pattern make me more susceptible to stroke? Full question and answer.

    4. Bad migraines, link between migraines and heart valve disease? Full question and answer.

    5. Would Lupron help, make my migraines worse, or not affect me at all? Full question and answer.

    6. Cluster migraines brought on by barometric pressure changes? Full question and answer.

    7. Is cluster headache considered a migraine? Treated with surgery? Full question and answer.

    8. Migraine from even low-impact exercise, preventive? Full question and answer.

    9. Last two migraines totally different. Normal change? Full question and answer.

    10. Is there a way to treat during prodrome to abort oncoming migraine? Full question and answer.

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    Dr. David Watson is a UCNS certified migraine and headache specialists and director of the Headache Center at West Virginia University. Je and Lead Health Guide Teri Robert, team up to answer your questions about headaches and  Migraines. You can read more about Dr. Watson or more about Teri Robert.

     

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Published On: September 19, 2014