If your headaches are frequent or chronic, medical intervention is essential. Headaches should also always be evaluated by a medical professional if they are accompanied by other symptoms, including:
Yes. Headaches differ considerably and are classified by their specific symptoms. There are actually well over a hundred different types. However, the most common types are:
Dr. Barkodar begins by taking a complete medical history, discussing your symptoms, and conducting a physical exam. This exam may include testing your vision, hearing, nerves, and mobility.
Blood tests or a urinalysis may be ordered to rule out infections that can cause headaches. Other possible diagnostic procedures include a computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or an electroencephalogram (EEG).
Specific treatments depend on the type, cause, and frequency of your headaches. Whenever possible, preventive measures are recommended. These may entail dietary changes, lifestyle changes to reduce stress, avoiding headache triggers, vitamin supplements, and medication.
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