Migraine medications to the rescue…..adjunct and combination therapies

There are 3 groups of medications that are used to treat a migraine attack: migraine abortives, analgesia, and adjuncts.  We have covered the migraine abortives (those medications specifically designed to stop the migraine attack) and analgesia (used to reduce pain) in the past 2 posts.   There are several medications that are used either in combination … Continue reading Migraine medications to the rescue…..adjunct and combination therapies

Stress and migraines

In the past several posts, I talked about the important lifestyle factors and strategies of hydration, diet, sleep and exercise. In this post I will discuss the effects of stress.  Again these are basic lifestyle strategies that are appropriate for all headaches, but can be particularly important to migraineurs. In fact, stress is at the … Continue reading Stress and migraines