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What are some other ways to treat migraines?

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Aside from taking medicine, you’ll want to be as comfortable as possible until your migraine stops. Try lying down in a dark, quiet room and trying to sleep. Put a cold pack on your head. If nausea or vomiting keeps you from taking medicine or your symptoms don't improve, you may need to go to a hospital for treatment.

SOURCES: 

Young, W. Demos Medical publishing, 2004.  Migraines and Other Headaches,

Blumenfeld, A. , April 2004.  Dermatology Clinic

Sheftell F. August 2005. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners,

News release, NuPathe Inc.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Lawrence C. Newman on August 17, 2017

SOURCES: 

Young, W. Demos Medical publishing, 2004.  Migraines and Other Headaches,

Blumenfeld, A. , April 2004.  Dermatology Clinic

Sheftell F. August 2005. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners,

News release, NuPathe Inc.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Lawrence C. Newman on August 17, 2017

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