Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Try neurofeedback, magnesium, neck exercise, and other
    nyheadache posted:
    Post-concussion syndrome is often accompanied by memory and concentration difficulties, as well as neck pain, dizziness with intolerance of rapid movements, anxiety, depression, and other symptoms. Low CSF pressure is relatively easy to diagnose - the headache is very positional - severe when standing and relieved by lying down with contrast MRI showing clear enhancement of the surface of the brain (meninges).
    As far as treatment, I haven't seen anyone mention biofeedback or a better version of it, neurofeedback. Magnesium, vitamin B12, and other supplements can also help. If neck pain is present or dizziness is made worse by neck movements, isometric neck exercise can help - see how to do these:
    For dizziness, vestibular rehabilitation works for some, while for persistent headaches, Botox is very safe and effective - see what the procedure looks like:
    Sometimes drugs are useful. Besides beta blockers, gabapentin (Neurontin) and nortriptyline (Pamelor) can also help.

    Migralex doc
    Was this Helpful?
    2 of 2 found this helpful

    Helpful Tips

    Supplements for headachesExpert
    A lot of my patients ask about herbal supplements for headaches. There are very few studies of supplements for headaches, but there are ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    53 of 70 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Pain Disorders Center