Discussion: Diagnosing and Managing Common Cardiovascular and Neurologic Conditions
A 32-year-old Asian American female is in the clinic for a history of recurrent headaches for the past year, occurring monthly, lasting up to 12–18 hours. The headaches are sometimes associated with photophobia, nausea, and vomiting. She takes either acetaminophen or ibuprofen for relief that is not always successful. She uses Ortho Tricyclin for birth control. Her physical exam is within normal limits.
Post at least 250 words
1. an explanation of the differential diagnosis for the patient in the case study .
2. Explain which is the most likely diagnosis for the patient and why.
3. Then, based on the appropriate clinical guidelines, explain a treatment and management plan for the patient, including proper dosages for any recommended treatments.
4. Finally, explain strategies for educating patients on the disorder.