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MIGRAINE Symptoms and Causes

What are Migraines?

Migraines are a recurring type of headache. They cause moderate to severe pain that is throbbing or pulsing. The pain is often on one side of your head. You may also have other symptoms, such as nausea and weakness. You may be sensitive to light and sound.

Who gets Migraines?

About 12 percent of Americans get Migraines. They can affect anyone, but you are more likely to have them if you

  • Are a woman. Women are three times more likely than men to get Migraines.
  • Have a family history of Migraines. Most people with Migraines have family members who have Migraines.
  • Have other medical conditions, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, sleep disorders, and epilepsy.
What causes Migraines?

Researchers believe that Migraine has a genetic cause. There are also a number of factors that can trigger a Migraine, including

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Hormonal changes in women
  • Bright or flashing lights
  • Loud noises
  • Strong smells
  • Medicines
  • Too much or not enough sleep
  • Sudden changes in weather or environment
  • Overexertion (too much physical activity)
  • Tobacco
  • Caffeine or caffeine withdrawal
  • Skipped meals
  • Medication overuse (taking medicine for Migraines too often)
  • Certain foods and food additives such as
    • Alcohol
    • Chocolate
    • Aged cheeses
    • Monosodium glutamate (MSG)
    • Some fruits and nuts
    • Fermented or pickled goods
    • Yeast
    • Cured or processed meats
What are the symptoms of Migraines?

There are four different phases of Migraines. You may not always go through every phase each time you have a Migraine.

  • Prodome. This phase starts up to 24 hours before you get the Migraine. You have early signs and symptoms, such as food cravings, unexplained mood changes, uncontrollable yawning, fluid retention, and increased urination.
  • Aura. If you have this phase, you might see flashing or bright lights or zig-zag lines. You may have muscle weakness or feel like you are being touched or grabbed. An aura can happen just before or during a Migraine.
  • Headache. A Migraine usually starts gradually and then becomes more severe. It typically causes throbbing or pulsing pain, which is often on one side of your head. But sometimes you can have a Migraine without a headache. Other Migraine symptoms may include
    • Increased sensitivity to light, noise, and odors
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Worsened pain when you move, cough, or sneeze
  • Postdrome (following the headache). You may feel exhausted, weak, and confused after a Migraine. This can last up to a day.

Migraines are more common in the morning; people often wake up with them. Some people have Migraines at predictable times, such as before menstruation or on weekends following a stressful week of work.

How are Migraines diagnosed?

To make a diagnosis, your health care provider will

  • Take your medical history
  • Ask about your symptoms
  • Do a physical and neurological exam

An important part of diagnosing Migraines is to rule out other medical conditions which could be causing the symptoms. So you may also have blood tests, an MRI or CT scan, or other tests.

How are Migraines treated?

There is no cure for Migraines. Treatment focuses on relieving symptoms and preventing additional attacks.

There are different types of medicines to relieve symptoms. They include triptan drugs, ergotamine drugs, and pain relievers. The sooner you take the medicine, the more effective it is.

There are also other things you can do to feel better:

  • Resting with your eyes closed in a quiet, darkened room
  • Placing a cool cloth or ice pack on your forehead
  • Drinking fluids

There are some lifestyle changes you can make to prevent Migraines:

  • Stress management strategies, such as exercise, relaxation techniques, and biofeedback, may reduce the number and severity of Migraines. Biofeedback uses electronic devices to teach you to control certain body functions, such as your heartbeat, blood pressure, and muscle tension.
  • Make a log of what seems to trigger your Migraines. You can learn what you need to avoid, such as certain foods and medicines. It also help you figure out what you should do, such as establishing a consistent sleep schedule and eating regular meals.
  • Hormone therapy may help some women whose Migraines seem to be linked to their menstrual cycle
  • If you have obesity, losing weight may also be helpful

If you have frequent or severe Migraines, you may need to take medicines to prevent further attacks. Talk with your health care provider about which drug would be right for you.

Certain natural treatments, such as riboflavin (vitamin B2) and coenzyme Q10, may help prevent Migraines. If your magnesium level is low, you can try taking magnesium. There is also an herb, butterbur, which some people take to prevent Migraines. But butterbur may not be safe for long-term use. Always check with your health care provider before taking any supplements.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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1 Recruiting Azithromycin Based Therapy for Induction of Remission in Active Pediatric Crohn's Disease
Condition: Crohn's Disease
Interventions: Drug: Azithromycin + Metronidazole;   Drug: Metronidazole
Outcome Measures: Response rate at 8 weeks defined as a drop in PCDAI (Pediatric Crohn's Disease Activity Index ) of at least 12.5 points (or remission without steroids, intention to treat principle);   Normalization of CRP ( CRP ≤0.5 mg/dL).;   Fecal calprotectin at 8 weeks .
2 Not yet recruiting Study to Determine the Equivalence of Three Products Containing Metronidazole Benzoate.
Condition: Bacterial Infections
Interventions: Drug: Metronidazole benzoate;   Drug: Flagyl 125 mg/5 ml oral suspension;   Drug: Flagyl 400 mg Tablets
Outcome Measures: Plasma concentration time profiles under the curve (AUC);   Maximum concentration (Cmax);   Time to maximum concentration (Tmax);   Elimination rate constant (Kel);   Terminal half life (t1/2);   Number of participants with Adverse Events
3 Recruiting Comparison Between Oral Clindamycin Vs Metronidazole for the Treatment of Abnormal Vaginal Flora in High Risk Pregnancies
Conditions: Abnormal Vaginal Flora;   Clindamycin Vs Metronidazole;   High Risk Pregnancies for Preterm Labor
Interventions: Drug: Clindamycin;   Drug: Metronidazole
Outcome Measures: To compare the efficacy between oral Clindamycin Vs Metronidazole in the eradication of abnormal vaginal flora;   The prevalence of adverse effects;   The prevalence of late abortions and preterm deliveries;   Assessing the correlation between Nugent score , physical examination and Ph indicators
4 Recruiting BASIC (Boric Acid, Alternate Solution for Intravaginal Colonization) Study
Condition: Bacterial Vaginosis
Interventions: Drug: Gelatin;   Drug: Boric acid;   Drug: Metronidazole
Outcome Measures: Effectiveness of treatment of intravaginal boric acid and metronidazole at 1 week and 30 days post-treatment will be measured as absence of symptoms or negative vaginal swab (Nugent score less than 7) if symptoms are present for BV.;   If during the 10 days of treatment of intravaginal boric acid and metronidazole the patient discontinues the treatment because of side effects or complained of intolerable side effects this will be considered a treatment failure for safety.
5 Recruiting Role of N-Acetylcysteine in Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis
Condition: Bacterial Vaginosis
Interventions: Drug: N-Acetyl cysteine;   Drug: Metronidazole + N-Acetyl cysteine;   Drug: metronidazole
Outcome Measures: recovery of BV;   prevention of recurrence
6 Unknown  Increased Re-eradication Rate of Helicobacter Pylori by Adding N-acetylcystein or Metronidazole to the Triple Therapy
Condition: Bacterial Infection Due to Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori)
Interventions: Drug: 10RAC+acetylcystein;   Drug: 10RAC+metronidazole
Outcome Measures: Re-eradication rate;   Influence of Participant's CYP2C19 genotype on re-eradication rate
7 Unknown  Inflammation and Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis Near Term
Condition: Bacterial Vaginosis
Interventions: Drug: Metronidazole;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measure: Levels of Interleukins 1 and 6 as well as Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha
8 Recruiting Impact of Oral Antibiotic Treatment on C. Difficile
Conditions: C. Difficile;   Diarrhea;   Enterocolitis
Interventions: Drug: Fidaxomicin;   Drug: Metronidazole;   Drug: Vancomycin
Outcome Measures: Change in variation of the profile of C. difficile isolated from specific body sites of a patient with microbiology-proven CDAD;   Change in variation in the profile of C. difficile isolated from targeted surfaces in a hospital;   Extent and quantity of C. difficile shedding, colonization and environmental contamination in patients who received oral fidaxomicin vs. oral metronidazole or vancomycin;   Duration of diarrhea that were positive for CDAD
9 Unknown  Moxifloxacin Plus Metronidazole Versus Piperacillin/Tazobactam for the Treatment of Patients With Intra-abdominal Abscesses
Condition: Abscess, Intra-Abdominal
Intervention: Drug: Moxifloxacin/Metronidazole or Piperacillin/Tazobactam
Outcome Measures: Clinical success / failure rate at the Test-of-Cure visit;   Clinical + Bacteriological response at End-of-Treatment-visit;   Time to discharge from hospital;   Course of disease on the basis of clinical and laboratory parameters;   safety and tolerability of the study medication;   cost effectiveness of treatment regimes
10 Recruiting Comparison of the Eradications Rates of Sequential Therapy Versus Concomitant Therapy
Condition: Helicobacter Pylori Infection
Interventions: Drug: pantoprazole, amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronidazole;   Drug: pantoprazole, amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronidzole
Outcome Measure: Comparison of the eradications rates of sequential therapy versus concomitant therapy of treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection in Korea.
11 Recruiting Compare Ceftazidime-Avibactam + Metronidazole Versus Meropenem for Hospitalized Adults With Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections
Condition: Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infection
Interventions: Drug: CAZ-AVI;   Drug: Metronidazole;   Drug: Meropenem
Outcome Measures: Clinical Cure as Measured by proportion of patients meeting cure criteria in the microbiological modified Intent-To-Treat analysis set.;   The proportion of patients with clinical cure in the microbiologically evaluable and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis set;   The proportion of patients with clinical cure in the microbiological modified intent-to-treat, microbiologically evaluable, and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   The proportion of patients with clinical cure in the clinically evaluable analysis set.;   The proportion of patients with a favorable per-patient microbiological response in the microbiological modified intent to treat, microbiologically evaluable, and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   The proportion of favorable per-pathogen microbiological response in the microbiological modified intent to treat, microbiologically evaluable, and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   The favorable per-pathogen microbiologic response by minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) categories in the microbiological modified intent to treat, microbiologically evaluable, and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   Favorable per-patient clinical response & microbiological response for patients infected with ceftazidime-resistant pathogens in microbiological modified intent to treat, microbiologically evaluable & extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   Proportion of patients with favorable per-pathogen microbiological response for patients infected with ceftazidime-resistant pathogens in microbiological modified ITT, microbiologically evaluable and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   The time to first defervescence in the clinically evaluable, microbiologically evaluable, and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets for patients who have fever at study entry;   The safety and tolerability by incidence and severity of adverse events and serious adverse events, vital signs, clinical laboratory tests, ECGs and physical exams.;   Pharmacokinetics: maximum concentration (Cmax), minimum concentration, area under the plasma concentration time curve at steady state, and terminal half-life
12 Recruiting Compare Ceftazidime-Avibactam + Metronidazole vs Meropenem for Hospitalized Adults With Complicated Intra-Abd Infections
Condition: Complicated Intra-abdominal Infection
Interventions: Drug: Ceftazidime-avibactam;   Drug: metronidazole;   Drug: Meropenem
Outcome Measures: The proportion of patients with clinical cure in the clinically evaluable analysis set;   The proportion of patients with clinical cure in the microbiologically evaluable, extended microbiologically evaluable and microbiological modified intent-to-treat analysis sets;   The proportion of patients with a favorable per-patient microbiological response in the microbiological modified intent to treat, microbiologically evaluable and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   The proportion of favorable per-pathogen microbiological response in the microbiological modified intent to treat, microbiologically evaluable and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   The favorable per-pathogen microbiologic response by minimum inhibitory concentration categories in the microbiological modified intent to treat, microbiologically evaluable and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   Favorable clinical response and favorable per-patient microbiological response for patients infected with ceftazidime-resistant pathogens in the microbiological modified intent to treat and (extended) microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   The proportion of patients with a favorable per-pathogen microbiological response for patients infected with ceftazidime-resistant pathogens in the microbiological modified intent to treat and (extended) microbiologically evaluable analysis sets;   The time to first defervescence in the clinically evaluable, microbiologically evaluable and extended microbiologically evaluable analysis sets for patients who have fever at study entry;   Safety and tolerability by incidence and severity of adverse events and serious adverse events, exposure, mortality, reasons for discontinuations of study therapy, vital signs, laboratory tests, electrocardiogram parameters and physical exams
13 Unknown  Effects of the Variation in the Time of Systemic Administration of Metronidazole and Amoxicillin Associated to the Non-surgical Therapy of Chronic Periodontitis.
Conditions: Chronic Periodontitis;   Clinical and Microbiological Effects
Intervention: Drug: Administration of Metronidazole plus Amoxicillin
Outcome Measures: - Mean change in clinical attachment level (CAL);   - Mean change in probing pocket depths (PD)
14 Recruiting The Use of Erythritol Powder and Metronidazole Gel for the Non-surgical Treatment of Periodontitis
Condition: Periodontal Pocket
Interventions: Drug: metronidazole gel;   Procedure: ultrasonics;   Procedure: erythritol;   Drug: placebo
Outcome Measures: Probing pocket Depth change;   Bleeding on Probing change;   Clinical Attachment level change
15 Not yet recruiting Vaccine Plus Booster Shots in Men With Prostate Cancer Undergoing Treatment With Radical Prostatectomy
Conditions: Prostate Cancer;   Prostatic Neoplasms;   Neoplasms, Prostate
Interventions: Biological: PROSTVAC-V/TRICOM;   Biological: PROSTVAC-F/TRICOM
Outcome Measures: Changes from baseline to after surgery of CD4 and CD8 cell infiltrates;   Change in peripheral PSA-specific T cells;   Any intraprostatic Treg cell infiltration with CD4+FOX-P3 staining;   Any PSA changes secondary to vaccination;   Any MRI changes secondary to vaccination
16 Unknown  The Impact of Obesity on Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
Conditions: Periodontitis;   Periodontal Diseases;   Obesity
Interventions: Drug: Metronidazole;   Drug: Placebo;   Procedure: Scaling and root planning
Outcome Measures: Probing depth;   Attachment level
17 Recruiting Concomitant Therapy of H. Pylori
Condition: Gastritis, Gastric Ulcer, and Duodenal Ulcer
Intervention: Drug: amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronidazole, rabeprazole
Outcome Measure: Evaluation of the efficacy of concomitant therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori
18 Recruiting Antibiotic Safety (SCAMP)
Condition: Complicated Intra Abdominal Infections
Interventions: Drug: ampicillin and metronidazole and gentamicin;   Drug: ampicillin and gentamicin and clindamycin;   Drug: gentamicin and Piperacillin- tazobactam;   Drug: standard of care antibiotics and metronidazole
Outcome Measures: Death;   Number of participants with therapeutic success at Day 30 and Day 90
19 Recruiting Enzalutamide in Combination With PSA-TRICOM in Patients With Non-Metastatic Castration Sensitive Prostate Cancer
Condition: Prostate Cancer
Interventions: Biological: PROSTVAC-F/TRICOM;   Biological: PROSTVAC-V/TRICOM;   Drug: Enzalutamide (Xtandi)
Outcome Measures: Decrease in tumor re-growth rate;   Immune response;   Determine impact on PSA
20 Recruiting Efficacy Study of Preconception Treatment of an Asymptomatic Bacterial Infection in an Infertility Population
Conditions: Vaginosis, Bacterial;   Infertility;   Miscarriage
Interventions: Drug: Metronidazole;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Biochemical Pregnancy Rate (Positive Pregnancy Test);   Pregnancy Rate (Pregnancy Visible on Ultrasound);   Miscarriage Rate (Loss of a Clinically Recognized Pregnancy);   Infectious Morbidity (i.e. Chorioamnionitis, Neonatal Sepsis)