Cool! Thanks for letting me know That would be soo much better than spending R4000 on a custom oneTake a look at those cheap plastic sport mouthpieces that they sell at Dischem etc. before having something custom made. I had one custom made to prevent teeth grinding but I'm sure that a cheap one would work just as well.
+1I also went there a while back... Got headaches every single day. Sometimes really bad that I vomited and had to be taken out of school. They also gave me a mouthpiece to wear when I sleep but it didn't really work.
Is that similar to the Ten-Bloka I was prescribed for high blood pressure?Ja, if they prescribe the mouthpiece for you, then I am sure that any old mouthguard which keeps your teeth apart will work.
You could also ask your doctor to put you on a course of Dixarit for a month and see if that helps.
Or even a course of Pur-Bloka. They are both designed to prophylactically treat the Headaches by reducing the blood vein expansion which ultimately causes the headaches.
Go see your doctor or a good Neurologist.
Yes, very similar (but different active ingredients). It is one of those wonder drugs that doctors don't mind if you take continuously, because it has the side-effect of protecting your heart.
Good information...Yes, very similar (but different active ingredients). It is one of those wonder drugs that doctors don't mind if you take continuously, because it has the side-effect of protecting your heart.
But DO NOT take it if you suffer from already low blood pressure.
For headache sufferers it has the side effect or preventing pressure in the head blood vessels that are known to expand and cause headaches.
Most Neurologists will prescribe it in a three month course along with Trepilene (a mild anti-depressant to reduce stress and sleep well), and Nafasol/Naproxen (a mild anti-inflammatory) if you suffer from sore neck / neck spasm.
If you do suffer from sore neck or muscle spasm, remember that you can usually get Naproxen or Voltaren over the counter from your pharmacist. But watch your stomach as they can be pretty heavy on your stomach lining.
Its a hint on the high side. Not dangerous though.120/80 is normal right?
A low resting heart is usually a good sign (Assuming its not the result of a defect). Unless your getting dizzy/lightheaded I wouldn't worry.What is a normal heart rate? I think my heart rate is a bit too low so worried bout that...
Ja, 60 to 8- beats per minute.Good information...
But the doctor that prescribed the Ten-Bloka is a completely different doctor to the one that prescribed the Trepiline, the Trepiline was for my headaches while the Ten-Bloka was for my high blood pressure...
120/80 is normal right? What is a normal heart rate? I think my heart rate is a bit too low so worried bout that...
Sorry for going OT
Thanks, I will ask my Doc about that.i suffer with very bad migraines. in 2001 i was hospitalised for 6 days - had to be in a private ward with the curtains drawn that's how bad i had this one migraine attack. had a scan done just in case there was something suspicious but nothing. was put under neurologist who put me on this medication - topimax - it works wonders. the only side effect that it has is extreme weight loss. but if i don't take this i have such migraines it's not funny.
Thanks for the link... When I mentioned 120/80, that is the normal blood pressure not my heart rate, lolThanks Gary! I will treasure your info
@d7: According to wikipedia your heart rate should be between 60-80 bps. So your a bit overboard but not extreme? I guess a doctor should help :/