Consult a Doctor Online For Migraine Treatment, By Phone or Video.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is a migraine?
According to the World Health Organization, migraines are the 6th most disabling disease in the world. They affect about 1 in 7 people, and women are 3 times more likely to get them than men. There are many different types of migraines, and each person experiences them differently. Some people have visual aura, while others have nausea and vomiting. Some migraines are so severe that they can’t leave their dark room or quiet space for days. While there is no cure for migraines, there are ways to manage them and make them more bearable.
What are the different types of migraines?
There are four main types of migraines: classic migraines, common migraines, cluster headaches, and aura migraines. Classic migraines are the most severe and are characterized by a throbbing headache that is usually on one side of the head. Common migraines are less severe and are characterized by a dull ache that is often on both sides of the head. Cluster headaches are brief but extremely painful and tend to come in groups or clusters. Aura migraines are characterized by visual or other sensory disturbances that occur before or during the migraine headache.
What triggers a migraine?
There are many possible triggers of migraines, and it may be different for each person. Common triggers include:
-Hormonal changes: Women are more likely to experience migraines around the time of their menstrual period.
-Stress: Stress can trigger migraines, or make them worse.
-Sensory stimuli: Bright lights, loud noises, and strong smells can trigger migraines in some people.
-Changes in sleep: Too much or too little sleep can trigger migraines.
-Certain foods and drinks: Alcohol, aged cheeses, processed meats, and other foods may trigger migraines in some people.
What are the most common symptoms of migraines?
There are a variety of symptoms that can be associated with migraines, and they can vary from person to person. The most common symptom is a throbbing or pulsing sensation in one area of the head, which is usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. Other symptoms can include blurred vision, dizziness, and tingling or numbness in the hands or face. Migraines can last for a few hours to several days, and the intensity of the symptoms can range from mild to severe.
How do I know if I have a migraine?
There are a variety of ways to diagnose migraines. Our online doctors will usually ask about your symptoms and how often you experience them. You may also be asked about your family history, as migraines can run in families.
If you have migraines with aura, our online doctors may refer you for a brain scan to rule out other conditions. An MRI scan is usually the best type of scan for this. Our online doctors may also refer you to a specialist migraine clinic for further assessment and treatment.
What are the treatments for migraines?
There are many different treatments for migraines, and the best one for you may depend on the severity and frequency of your migraines. Some people find relief with over-the-counter medications, while others require prescription medications. Some people also find that lifestyle changes, such as getting regular exercise and managing stress, can help prevent or reduce the frequency of migraines.
If you have migraines, it's important to consult with our online doctor to find a treatment plan that works for you. There is no one-size-fits-all solution for migraines, so don't be discouraged if one treatment doesn't work for you. Keep trying until you find something that helps relieve your pain and improve your quality of life.
Can I get a prescription to treat migraines on Eden Telemed?
Of course! During your consultation, if necessary, our online doctors can prescribe you medication to treat migraines so you can feel better, faster. You can get your prescriptions sent to any pharmacy or have them delivered straight to your door for free!
What are the most commonly prescribed medications to treat migraines?
The most common medications to treat migraines include:
-Anti-inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen (Advil) and Naproxen
-Triptans such as Sumatriptan (Imitrex),
-Zolmitriptan (Zomig) and Rizatriptan (Maxalt)
-Anti-nausea drugs such as metoclopramide (Metonia)
All of these migraine medications are available online through Eden Telemed.
Can I get an online consultation for migraines on Eden Telemed?
Absolutely, you can speak directly to a licensed doctor online about migraines in minutes, from your phone, tablet, or computer. Get a treatment or prescription for migraines from the comfort of your home or office.
How does an online consultation for migraines work?
Booking a doctor’s visit on Eden Telemed about migraine treatment is very easy.You simply need to tap a button to request a consultation, and we’ll connect you with a doctor. All of our consultations are private and confidential, and take place over secure chat, phone, or video.
Am I covered by insurance for telemedicine or online consultations with private doctors ?
Yes. Most insurance companies reimburse part or all of telemedicine and private healthcare services depending on your insurance coverage. However, it is always best to check with your insurance.
How do I get a blood test?
During your consultation, if necessary, our online doctors can prescribe you lab or blood tests to analyze your condition. Our nurse team can perform lab & blood tests in the comfort of your home or office. Private lab costs are covered 80% or more by most private insurances. Results are obtained quickly within 24 hours for the majority of tests. Our medical team will guide you through the process and let you know if you need to be fasting or not.