Is There a Link Between Migraines and Hormones? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist

Is There a Link Between Migraines and Hormones? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist

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– So many patients very sensitive to hormonal changes. For example, in women we diagnose catamenial migraines, migraines that sensitive to hormonal fluctuation. Very commonly patient may notice a day or two before periods, menstruation, during the ovulation time, they will have a migraine. And the reason for it, because during menstrual cycle, you have …

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Is the Medication for Migraines More Effective If You Take It Sooner? – Adel Olshansky, MD

Is the Medication for Migraines More Effective If You Take It Sooner? – Adel Olshansky, MD

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– If you wait ’til migraine is full-blown, it’s very difficult to control. Triptans are usually most effective in the very beginning, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication can be taken at any point, but certainly, it’s more effective in the beginning. And from doctor’s perspective, the sooner you treat it, the better. If you know you have …

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Is There a Link Between Migraines and Depression? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist

Is There a Link Between Migraines and Depression? – Adel Olshansky, MD – Neurologist

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– There is certainly link to depression, and migraine itself may not be exactly same pathophysiology as a depression but if you have frequent headache, disabling headache, headaches that precludes you from working and driving, having everyday chores. Some people will get very depressed because they can’t handle their life. They have to step away …

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