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Q: “What can you tell me about using Botox to treat migraines? I’m on two medications for chronic migraines. They help a little, but make me feel groggy and queasy. I’d love a better option.”
What pain medicines are safe to use for headaches? With all the recent recalls and new safety warnings, I’m worried that I may be risking a stroke or heart attack every time I take something to get rid of a headache.
What is “migraine brain”? Could some sinus headaches actually be migraines? Is there any way to head off chronic migraines? Providence neurologists answer questions about migraines.
Aetna topic page on headaches.
Explains requirement by FDA to change labels on drugs commonly prescribed for arthritis and headache.
Headache topic page for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medline Plus topic page on headaches, providing info on different types and treatment options.