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Turns Out Aspirin May Really Cure a Migraine

Migraine sufferers who are looking for fast relief can now rely on an inexpensive, safe source to alleviate their pain.

A new study shows that cheap aspirin is often better than pricey drugs to control migraine and headache pain.

Scientists say this is great news for the one in seven people who suffer from the common condition.

A Cheap Cure

It’s common for migraine sufferers to automatically turn to pricy prescriptions to relieve their symptoms, but researchers say the humble aspirin — which is available over-the-counter for mere dollars — could be just as effective.

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine reviewed 13 trials of the treatment of migraine and the prevention of recurrent attacks.

Their findings suggest aspirin in high doses from 900mg to 1,300mg, given when symptoms first appear, is an effective and safe treatment for acute migraines. Meanwhile, scientists say, daily aspirin in doses from 81mg to 325mg could ward off future attacks.

When to Seek Professional Treatment

Migraines are more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy, and asthma combined. They are also associated with an increased risk of stroke.

If you suffer from migraines with increasing frequency it’s important that you seek professional help. As a dentist who specializes in cranio-facial pain, I may be able to help determine the cause of your migraines (example, TMJ or bruxism) and prescribe a course of treatment.

Make a call to Pasadena Pain Management and choose to begin living pain free. Call us today to schedule a FREE CONSULTATION: 626-773-8333.

About Pasadena Pain Management

Pasadena Pain Management offers pain management treatment for TMJ/TMD, migraine, headaches and neck pain in Pasadena, CA. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Pasadena Pain Management, we offer the exclusive TruDenta treatment therapy — a highly specialized form of care that involves cutting-edge dental technology, without needles or injections. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable pain management care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping our patients happy and pain free.