A headache is pain or discomfort in your head, scalp, or neck.
Below are some questions you may want to ask your doctor or nurse about your headaches.
How can I tell if the headache I am having is dangerous?
What are the symptoms of a tension headache? A migraine headache? A cluster headache?
What medical problems can cause headaches? What tests do I need?
What changes in my lifestyle may help my headaches?
What are the pain medicines that can be used for headaches?
What should I do when I feel a headache beginning?
Are there medicines that I can take that will make my headaches come less often?
What can I do about nausea or vomiting with my headaches?
Are there any herbs or supplements that I can take that will help? How do I know if they are safe?
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