Beta Blockers and Migraines: Prevention and Treatment


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Medications that help to stop a migraine once it has already begun are known broadly as _____.

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1. You are a health-care provider. Sally presents to your office with a complaint of migraine headaches. She reports that she has about 4 migraines per month. Her migraines have caused her to use over 5 sick days due to missing work. This is causing stress at home, which is bringing on more migraines. You should respond by telling Sally:

2. Which of the following is TRUE regarding the evolution of beta-blockers as a preventative migraine treatment?

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How much do you know about the use of beta-blockers for migraines? Figure this out quickly by going through the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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  • Name of medications that help stop a migraine after it has already started
  • Possible side-effects of beta-blockers
  • The evolution of beta-blockers to prevent migraines

Skills Practiced

You can complete the quiz and worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on beta-blockers and migraines
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about helping patients deal with migraines
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about potential side-effects of beta-blockers

Additional Learning

You can review more topics by using the lesson called Beta Blockers and Migraines: Prevention and Treatment. This lesson helps you:

  • Determine what migraines are
  • Learn how to prevent a migraine
  • Examine the benefits of beta-blockers