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  1. Physical Exam for Headaches - Topic Overview

    A careful physical exam is needed to make sure the nervous system is working normally and to discover clues about the cause of a person's headaches. Results of the exam can help determine whether further testing is needed. During the physical exam,the doctor will: Check your temperature. If you have a fever,your headache may be caused by an infection. Check your blood pressure. Examine and ...

  2. Types of Cluster Headaches - Topic Overview

    There are 2 types of cluster headaches : Episodic cluster headaches are the most common type of cluster headaches. People with episodic cluster headaches have cluster periods of 1 to 3 months when they are prone to having headaches. The cluster periods are followed by headache-free periods (remissions) of 6 months or more. About 90% of people who have cluster headaches have episodic cluster ...

  3. Lidocaine for Cluster Headaches - Topic Overview

    Lidocaine is an anesthetic medicine that is most often used to numb an area of the body before a minor surgical procedure. Sometimes,a 4% lidocaine solution is used as nose drops to stop cluster headaches. Lidocaine has a small effect on pain for most people with cluster headaches. But it rarely stops the pain completely. 1 The medicine is placed into the nostril on the same side as the ...

  4. Calcium Channel Blockers for Migraine Headaches

    Drug details for Calcium channel blockers for migraine headaches.

  5. Seizure Medicine to Prevent Migraine Headaches

    Drug details for Seizure medicine to prevent migraine headaches.

  6. Finding Help for Headaches and Migraines

    Here's a list of resources from WebMD for those who suffer from headaches and migraines.

  7. Ocular Migraine Treatment

    Learn more about treatments for ocular migraines from the experts at WebMD.

  8. Ocular Migraine Prevention

    Find out ways to prevent ocular migraines with medication and by avoiding common migraine triggers.

  9. Ocular Migraine Symptoms and Diagnosis

    Find out more about the symptoms of ocular migraines and how they're diagnosed.

  10. Alternative Treatments for Headaches and Migraines

    Learn more from WebMD about alternative treatments for headaches and migraines.

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