Treating a migraine attack with medication works very well for most young people. Talk to your doctor to find out which pain medication and dosage is right for you.
You should only take medications that your doctor has prescribed for you.
You can tell the medication is working when you notice a decrease in the migraine headache after half an hour to an hour.
Getting enough rest can help control your migraine attack if:
To do this, you can lie down and darken the room. If you don’t feel better after 1-2 hours, you will know that it is probably better to take medication next time.
First, it is important that you treat a migraine attack. If you don’t treat it, you might feel very stressed by the migraine, which doesn’t help. This means your battery (“the migraine generator”) could be half full at the end of the attack.
Also, find out what the triggers are for your migraines and try to reduce them. Your migraine attacks won’t disappear completely, but you will get them less often.
Here you can find more tips that will help you to reduce the frequency of migraine attacks: