Category: Telemedicine

How to Stop a Migraine Once it Starts: Abortive Medicines for Migraine

How to Stop a Migraine Once it Starts: Abortive Medicines for Migraine

Abortive medicines (also known as acute medicines) can help alleviate pain once a migraine sufferer experiences the onset of an attack. Unlike preventive medicines, abortive treatments are not taken every day, rather the patient takes them as soon as they feel a migraine coming on. Abortive medicines vary in nature and primarily work by relieving […]

Sick of wait times and long lines? Telemedicine has you covered

Sick of wait times and long lines? Telemedicine has you covered

Getting seen quickly by a physician in the U.S. has become a near-impossible task. In big cities, it takes an average of 24 days to schedule a first-time appointment with a doctor, and ER wait times are so long that hundred of thousands of patients are leaving before their medical care is complete every year. […]

Concussion: All You Need to Know

Concussion: All You Need to Know

It is estimated that as many as 3.8 million concussions occur annually in the U.S., as a result of sports and recreation-related activities. Other common causes include work-related injuries, car and bicycle accidents, falls, and fighting. However, patients of mine often do not realize that they have the condition, or to return too quickly to […]

Home Remedies for Migraines: An Ultimate Guide

Home Remedies for Migraines: An Ultimate Guide

Home Remedies for Migraines: An Ultimate Guide Cold Compress Acupressure Magnesium Butterbur Yoga & stretching Biofeedback Caffeine: trigger or treatment? Migraine is one of the most common conditions in the world and causes debilitating symptoms in its sufferers, so it’s no surprise that there have been considerable efforts to find effective home remedies to treat […]

Preventive Migraine Medicines: All You Need to Know

Preventive Migraine Medicines: All You Need to Know

A solution that stops the onset of migraine before it has even started is undoubtedly the treatment that migraine sufferers are looking for. There are a number of preventive medicines out there that aim to do just this: decrease the frequency, severity and duration of migraine attacks. In addition, preventive therapy also aims to allow […]

Botox for Migraines: Will it help and what’s involved?

Botox for Migraines: Will it help and what’s involved?

There are 37 million migraine sufferers in the U.S., and it’s likely that many of them are unaware that Botox injections can help alleviate some of the symptoms of their condition. In fact, Botox’s effect on migraines was discovered purely by coincidence, when people noticed that their headaches were improving after getting injections for cosmetic […]

What you need to know about cluster headaches

What you need to know about cluster headaches

Cluster headaches get their name from their occurrence in cyclical patterns or cluster periods, and are unfortunately one of the most painful types of headache. The condition often wakes sufferers up during the night, with a pronounced intense pain resting on a particular side of the head, adjoining the eye area. It’s a rare condition […]

Common Migraine Types in Children

Common Migraine Types in Children

Migraines and headaches can occur at any age, including in young children and adolescents. However, it’s crucial to understand that the disorder can manifest itself differently in children than it does in adults. Usual migraine symptoms like nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light and sound are not always prevalent among child sufferers. It’s also important […]

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Headaches and Migraines

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Headaches and Migraines

It’s no secret that migraines can seriously affect your day-to-day life. They reduce productivity levels, affect your social calendar, and get in the way of precious time spent with family and friends. So it’s important to know that there are many parts of your lifestyle that play a significant role in preventing the recurrence and […]