Migraines are debilitating to those who suffer from them and can cause them to lose out on activities they enjoy, including social events. Finding relief for migraines becomes a top priority to anyone who has them. Identifying triggers can be beneficial when it comes to finding relief. Such things as preservatives in food and beverages can be triggers for some. Caffeine is one of the most common problems. This is often found in coffee and chocolate.
What may surprise someone is that caffeine is also a major ingredient in some headache medications. Therefore, if caffeine is a trigger for someone, and the person takes a medication without realizing it contains caffeine, chances are he or she will end up with another headache which may be worse than the first. Here is a list of some common medications that have caffeine as one of their ingredients and how much of it the drug contains:
Over-the-Counter Headache Medications
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Prescription Caffeinated Headache Medications
Upper cervical chiropractic care has seen much success in helping migraine patients cope and possibly eliminate migraine episodes. This is a gentle, effective form of chiropractic that focuses on ensuring that the patient has a healthy upper spine. It only takes ¼ of a millimeter misalignment to cause problems in the body, such as migraines. Once corrected, patients often see a vast improvement in migraine symptoms.
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