Calcium-channel blockers, commonly used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease, are important drugs for preventing episodic and chronic cluster headaches. Verapamil (Calan) is the standard calcium-channel blocker used for cluster headache prevention. It can take 2 - 3 weeks to have a full effect, and a corticosteroid drug may be used in combination during this transitional period. Constipation is a common side effect.
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The transcript of this podcast is below. Ifyou prefer to listen to it, you can do so easily from the MigraineCast Web site.Welcome to... Read more »
What is StomaphyX Revision Surgery? StomaphyX is an incisionless revision surgery for gastric bypass weight loss surgery patients whom have... Read more »
Many people ask me about my StompahyX revision surgery, which I had in 2008 some 5-years after my gastric bypass weight-loss surgery in... Read more »
StomaphyX is a rather uncomfortable procedure, and I share some of the discomfort I experienced in this post. I actually kept a diary of my... Read more »
The first time I remember having a Migraine attack was when I was six-years-old. At the time, I didn’t realize what it was. There were these... Read more »