The medicine can be given over a longer period
It may be easier to use for small children or for people
who have serious difficulty breathing or have trouble using an
A nebulizer uses a face mask or mouthpiece to deliver medicine in
the form of a fine mist (aerosol). You breathe in the nebulized medicine
face mask. The mouthpiece or face mask needs to be cleaned after each
In the doctor’s office, it’s a familiar combination: a patient with both asthma and migraine.
Each disease tends to run in families, but are the two conditions also linked? If so, once a person gains better control of asthma symptoms, might the excruciating headaches ease, too?
Headache specialist Roger K. Cady, MD, believes so. “I would certainly say from my clinical practice that controlling either of those will help the other,” he says. Cady, founder of the Headache Care Center in Springfield,...