Prevention is often the best treatment for migraine headaches.
Examples of preventive methods your doctor may prescribe include:
Making changes to your diet. Be aware of the things you consume daily. Such as eliminating foods and substances known to cause headaches, like alcohol and caffeine. Make sure to replace caffeine, alcohol, and other liquids with more water.
Get regular sleep. Changes in your normal sleep habits can cause migraines. Being overly tired can also trigger migraines.
Taking prescription medications. After a conversation with your doctor as to which over the counter prescription would to best for your body such as antidepressants, blood pressure lowering medicines, or antiepileptic medications head to the store and take them as follows.