If migraines are frequent or interfere with your life, it is time to discuss prevention with your doctor. Preventive medications can help stop migraines or reduce their intensity. See if they might help you.
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When Would I Need an MRI to Diagnose My Headaches?
Your doctor might recommend one if you're getting headaches daily or almost every day. You might also get one if you had a CT scan that didn’t show clear-cut results.
MRI scans also can look at parts of the brain that aren't as easily viewed with CT scans, such as the spine at the level of the neck and the back portion of the brain. An MRI can’t diagnose migraines, cluster, or tension headaches, but it can help doctors rule out other medical conditions that may cause your symptoms, such as: