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Migraines are painful, throbbing headaches. They can last from 4 to 72 hours. They often occur on only one side of your head. But you may feel them on both sides. The pain may keep you from doing your daily activities.
You may take a daily medicine if you get bad migraines often. This can help prevent them.
Thinking about the facts and your feelings can help you make a decision that is right for you. Be sure you understand the benefits and risks of your options, and think about what else you need to do before you make the decision.
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Current as of: March 28, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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