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How Cove Works to Treat Migraine

Cove is the only company dedicated to helping people manage their migraines in the way that works best for them with personalized treatment plans, FDA-approved medications, migraine tracking tools, and more.

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Everything You Need to Know About Triptans for Migraine Treatment

Triptans are prescription medications for migraine pain relief, including sumatriptan (generic Imitrex), rizatriptan (generic Maxalt), and naratriptan (generic Amerge). Find out how long triptans take to work and what to do if one's not working for you.

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Everything You Need to Know About NSAIDs for Migraine Treatment

Prescription NSAIDs for migraine headaches, such as naproxen, are a common acute treatment option. Here's how NSAIDs work to treat migraines.

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What Are the Different Types of Migraines?

Did you know there are seven main types of migraines that include the acephalgic migraine, the silent migraine, and the stomach migraine? We'll talk about each type, plus what's not a migraine.

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The Best Essays About Parenting With Migraine Headaches

People who don't suffer from migraine headaches just don't get how challenging it can be.

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Everything You Need to Know About Anticonvulsants for Migraine Treatment

Anticonvulsants, such as topiramate (brand name Topamax®), are a common medication for migraine prevention. Here's what you should know about this medication.

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What's the Difference Between a Migraine Headache and Other Headaches?

Here's how to know if that headache behind your left eye is a migraine headache, a tension headache, or another headache altogether.

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The Best Migraine Home Remedies, According to Research

Finding migraine home remedies that actually work for you at home are an important part of your treatment plan.

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The Relationship Between Your Migraines, Your Period, and Birth Control

Yes, there is a relationship between birth control, migraines, and your period. But does birth control cause headaches or help relieve them? Here's everything you need to know to answer this tricky question.

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Everything You Need to Know About Beta Blockers for Migraine Treatment

Wondering how beta blockers help with migraine headaches? We talk about that, plus how long beta blockers like propranolol and metoprolol take to work for migraines.

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How to Balance Migraines and Having a Life, According to Real Migraine Sufferers

There's never a good time to have to deal with a migraine. But what do you do when you feel a migraine coming on and you have plans? We spoke to real migraine sufferers to get the answers.

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What it's Really Like When Migraines Run in the Family

We spoke to three mother and daughter pairs to better understand what it was like to experience migraine headaches as a family.

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What to Know About Antidepressants for Migraine Prevention

Yes, antidepressants do help with migraine headaches. We cover how they work for migraine prevention and who should take them.

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What to Do When Your Migraine Treatment's Not Working

It's incredibly frustrating when your migraine treatment isn't working. But before you give up on treatment altogether, read these tips to see improvement.

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Everything You Need to Know About Anti-Nausea Medication for Migraine Treatment

Anti-nausea medication for migraine headaches, such as metoclopramide, is commonly prescribed for migraine nausea, sickness, or throwing up, or to help with other migraine medication's side effects.

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What's the Right Way to Track My Migraines?

Migraine tracking can help you with your migraine forecasting, a.k.a., knowing what will trigger your next migraine attack.

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Meet a Cove Advisor and Migraine Expert: Dr. Philip Bain

Dr. Philip Bain is a Cove Medical Advisor who has co-authored three books on headache management and numerous articles related to a variety of headache topics. Read this Q&A to learn more about Dr. Bain, a migraine expert.

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Sumatriptan for Migraine Treatment: What You Should Know

Sumatriptan (generic Imitrex®) is a triptan medication that helps to relieve the acute symptoms of a painful migraine headache. Here's more information on the medication and where to buy it.

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Ondansetron for Migraine Treatment: What You Should Know

Ondansetron (generic Zofran®️) is a dissolvable anti-nausea medication that helps to relieve nausea related to migraines and migraine treatments. Read this to find out how to buy ondansetron for migraines.

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What Are Migraine Symptoms?

Wondering what common migraine symptoms are during every stage? This article will walk you through each migraine stage and their symptoms.

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What Causes Migraines?

Why do people get migraines? What causes that painful headache? What are the biggest migraine triggers? Here are the answers to your migraine questions.

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What Exactly Is a Migraine With Aura?

Migraines with aura is believed to be caused by cortical spreading depression. While losing your sight is scary, it's not necessarily dangerous.

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Let's Break Down the Science Behind a Healthy Migraine Diet

Looking for a list of what foods can trigger migraines? Heard rumors about feta cheese and almonds being foods to avoid? We break down the best diet for migraine sufferers.

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All the Latest Migraine Treatments and Research You Should Know About

There's a lot of migraine research happening now that's leading to new and exciting migraine treatments that include the anti-CGRP treatments, transmagnetic stimulation, and migraine patches.

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Alternative Migraine Treatments: What's Real, What's Not, and What You Should Know

Are you a migraine sufferer wondering if unconventional migraine treatments like daith piercings, Cefaly headbands, essential oils, and supplements actually work? We spoke to the experts to get the answers you need.

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Meet a Cove Advisor and Migraine Expert: Dr. Sara Crystal

Dr. Sara Crystal is a Cove Medical Advisor and working neurologist who both understands what it's like to suffer from migraines, as well as how to treat them.

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The Best Internet Reads for Migraine Sufferers Who Feel Like No One Gets It

Finding migraine articles written by and for actual migraine sufferers is hard. That's why we've rounded them all up in one place.

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How Do I Know if I Have a Sinus Headache or a Migraine?

Wondering how to know if you have a migraine or a sinus headache? Most people misdiagnose themselves. While both migraine and sinusitis involve painful headaches, there are clear differences in the symptoms, causes, and best treatments.

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What It's Like to Plan a Wedding When You Have Migraines, According to Real Migraine Sufferers

Planning a wedding is stressful enough. Trying to plan around your migraines makes it that much harder. Hear from two migraine sufferers who made it through their big day.

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Here's How to Accurately Describe Your Headache to a Doctor

Before you talk to a doctor about your headaches, make sure you have the right words to describe your pain so you get the treatment you need. Read this to learn the right way to describe your headache to a doctor.

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The Right Way to Vacation When You Have Migraines

Migraine sufferers know relaxing, fun vacations can actually trigger migraine headaches. Here are expert-backed tips on how to stop your condition from ruining your trip.

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Rizatriptan for Migraine Treatment: What You Should Know

Rizatriptan (generic Maxalt®) is a triptan medication that helps to relieve the acute symptoms that come with a painful migraine headache. Read this to find out where to buy rizatriptan or generic Maxalt®, how it works, and how to take it.

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Naproxen for Migraine Treatment: What You Should Know

Naproxen (generic Aleve®) is an NSAID medication that helps to relieve the acute symptoms that come with a painful migraine headache. Find out how naproxen works and where to buy it.

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Metoclopramide for Migraine Treatment: What You Should Know

Metoclopramide (generic Reglan®) is an anti-nausea oral medication that helps to relieve nausea related to migraines and migraine treatments. Read this to find out how metoclopramide works, how to take it, and where to buy it.

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Topiramate for Preventative Migraine Treatment: What You Should Know

Topiramate (generic Topamax®) an anticonvulsant medication that helps to prevent migraines. Read this to find out more about how to take it, how to order it, and what the side effects (including weight loss) could be.

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Amitriptyline for Migraine Prevention: What You Should Know

Amitriptyline (generic Elavil®) is a preventative prescription medication that can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraine headaches. Find out how it works and where you can buy it.

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Propranolol for Migraine Prevention: What You Should Know

Propranolol (generic Inderal®) is a beta blocker medication that works to reduce the frequency of migraine headaches. Here's how to know when to take it, how to take it, and what the potential side effects could be.

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Metoprolol for Migraine Prevention: What You Should Know

Learn where to buy metoprolol (generic Lopressor®) for migraines, plus how this beta blocker medication works to prevent migraine headaches.

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Yes, Yoga Can Help Treat Your Migraine Headaches

Yes, yoga's proven to help with migraine prevention by reducing your stress, increasing your circulation, and improving your posture.

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Meet a Cove Advisor and Migraine Expert: Dr. Alexander Mauskop

Dr. Alexander Mauskop is a Cove Medical Advisor and working neurologist who both understands what it's like to suffer from migraines, as well as how to treat them.

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12 Questions Patients Have About Treatment, But Don't Know Who To Ask

Cove's medical advisors weighed in on some of the most pressing questions migraine sufferers have about their treatment.

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Everything Pregnant Women Should Know About Migraine Treatment

Is it safe to take migraine medications during pregnancy? What medications can pregnant women take for their headaches? Is there any migraine relief while pregnant? Migraine expert Dr. Sara Crystal answers all your questions.

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Let's Discuss the Relationship Between Exercise and Migraines

Migraine expert Dr. Philip Bain answers all of your questions about migraines and exercise, including how to avoid that dreaded post-workout headache.

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The Migraine Glasses You Should Know About

We spoke to a doctor about why migraine sufferers should try wearing FL-41 glasses, the migraine glasses that help reduce migraine frequency and light sensitivity.

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Zolmitriptan for Migraine Treatment: What You Should Know

Zolmitriptan (generic Zomig®) is a triptan medication that eases all of the acute symptoms of a migraine headache.

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Naratriptan for Migraine Treatment: What You Should Know

Naratriptan (generic Amerge®) is a triptan medication that helps lessen all of the symptoms of an acute migraine headache

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Eletriptan for Migraine Treatment: What You Should Know

Eletriptan (generic Relpax®) is a triptan medication that fights the acute symptoms of a painful migraine headache.

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Nortriptyline for Migraine Prevention: Everything You Need to Know

Nortriptyline (generic Pamelor®) is a preventative medication that can cut down the frequency and severity of migraine headaches.

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What It's Like to Start Getting Migraine Headaches as a Kid

Hear what it's like to suffer from lifelong migraines in the words of people who have had them since childhood.

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Everything You Should Know About Magnesium for Migraine Prevention

Read this article to find out how magnesium helps to prevent migraines and how you can make sure you're getting enough of this important mineral.

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How to Use Acupressure to Relieve Migraine Pain

Read this article to learn how to use acupressure to relieve migraine pain, which pressure points are most effective, and when you shouldn't use acupressure.

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Everything You Need to Know About Treating Migraines With Supplements

We break down everything you need to know about migraine supplements like magnesium, riboflavin, and coQ10.

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The Answer to "What Does Sex Have to Do With Migraine Headaches?"

The answer is more complicated than you might think. Here's what you should know about the relationship between sex and migraines.

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What You Need to Know About Migraine and Disability Benefits

Getting disability benefits for migraine is difficult, but not impossible. This guide breaks down everything you need to know about the process, from the application to the approval step.

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Here's How to Talk to Your Boss About Your Migraine Headaches

Discussing a medical condition in the workplace is never easy, but telling your boss about your migraines is the first step toward getting the accommodations you need to do your best work.

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How to Prevent Migraine From Getting in the Way of Your Career

Need some advice on managing migraines in the workplace? Real migraine sufferers explain how they balance their careers and their health.

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Everything You Should Know About Riboflavin for Migraine Prevention

Yes, riboflavin (a.k.a. vitamin B2) does work for migraine prevention. Wondering what dosage is effective for migraines, how to know if you're getting enough, and where you can get supplements for migraine treatment? Read on for the answers.

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