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Headache splitter

by Medindia Content Team on  March 4, 2002 at 5:05 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Headache splitter
Relief is on the way for longtime sufferers. New research shows that a combination of low-dose tricyclic antidepressants and stress-management training can significantly reduce the severity and frequency of chronic tension headches, which strike millions of people.
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The regimen is for people with mild to moderate head pain that occurs more than 15 days a month for at least six months. Although antidepressants require a prescription, they may be a better choice than over- the counter pain relievers, which can trigger rebound attacks in chronic sufferers.

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