How to handle a pesky migraine

Over the counter medication help relieve migraine pain. / Sean Streicher

In the Facebook story of the day you wanted to know some ways to treat migraines.

There are over the counter medications such as Advil Migraine, and Excedrin, but pharmacist say all those really do is cover up the pain.

If you're looking to actually cure a migraine you need a prescription for a medication known as a Triptan.

"The medication in those particular products actually reverses the migraine headache, it aborts the migraine headache it does not just treat the pain it actually causes the cause of the migraine to go away", said Ed Dozier, a U-Save-It Pharmacist.

It's important to consult your doctor before taking any medications, for a migraine.

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