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National Headache Foundation

The National Headache Foundation exists to enhance the medical treatment of headache. It serves as a resource for people who suffer from headaches, physicians, allied health professionals, and the public.

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Preventive Migraine Medicine

Several types of migraine drugs can help prevent the piercing pain of migraines, including: Beta-blockers such as Inderal (propanalol) and Toprol (metoprolol), which relax blood vessels Calcium channel blockers such as Cardizem (dilatizem)  and verapamil, which reduce the amount of narrowing (constriction) of the blood vessels Antidepressants such as amitriptyline and nortriptyline --  tricyclic antidepressants which have been shown to be effective in preventing migraines. Anticonvulsants...

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American Headache Society

The American Headache Society is a professional society of health care providers dedicated to the study and treatment of headache and face pain.

MAGNUM: The National Migraine Association

Magnum: Migraine Awareness Group: A National Understanding for Migraineurs, was created to raise awareness of migraines as a neurological disease.

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by David T. Derrer, MD on December 06, 2013

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