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  1. Diagnosing Migraines and Headaches With a CT Scan

    A CT scan of the head may be recommended for people with frequent migraines or headaches, in order to rule out other causes of the pain. WebMD tells you what to expect.

  2. Diagnosing Migraines and Headaches With MRI

    MRI can't diagnose migraines or headaches but it can rule out other medical conditions.

  3. Migraine Headache Diary

    Print this migraine diary and use it to keep track of your headaches.

  4. Diagnosing Migraines and Headaches With an EEG

    An electroencephalogram (EEG) may be done to look for causes of migraines or headaches. Here's what to expect.

  5. Diagnosing Migraines and Headaches With a Spinal Tap

    A spinal tap is one of several tests that can be used to diagnose headaches and migraines. Learn more about its role and how the test is done.

  6. Migraine Headaches - Topic Overview

    This topic is about migraine headaches. If you are looking for information about tension headaches,see Tension Headaches. If you are looking for information about headaches in children,see Headaches in Children. What are migraine headaches? Migraines are painful,throbbing headaches that last from 4 to 72 hours. When you have a migraine,it may be so painful that you are not able to do your ...

  7. Migraine Headaches - Prevention

    You may be able to have fewer migraines by finding out what brings on (or triggers) your headaches and then avoiding those triggers. Migraine triggers include certain foods and stress. Some common triggers are: Stress. Not eating. Poor sleep habits. A change from your normal routine. Red wine. Cheese. Monosodium glutamate (MSG). Strong odors. Chocolate. Keeping a headache diary (What ...

  8. Cluster Headaches - Topic Overview

    What are cluster headaches? Cluster headaches are severe headaches on one side of your head that happen in groups,or "clusters." They usually occur over weeks or months. Cluster headaches can be so painful that you are not able to follow your normal routine or do your usual activities. The pain is often called the worst type of headache pain. Cluster headaches come in cycles (also called ...

  9. Migraine Headaches - Treatment Overview

    You can't cure migraines,but you can use medicines and other treatments to feel better. The goal of treatment is to reduce how often you get migraines and to stop the headaches with the fewest drug side effects. Your doctor may have you try several types of medicines and may adjust the doses to manage your migraines. Find and avoid migraine triggers You can reduce how many migraines you have ...

  10. Tension Headaches - Other Treatment

    Using other treatments along with medicines may help you stop a tension headache or prevent one. Talk to your doctor about whether you should try: Biofeedback. This is a relaxation method to help you learn to control a body function that you normally don't control,such as muscle tension. Acupuncture. This involves putting very thin needles into the skin at certain points on the body. ...

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