10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Migraines and Headaches
Since you were recently diagnosed with migraines, ask your doctor these questions at your next visit.
1. How can I identify my
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2. What should I keep track of in a headache diary?
3. Could any of my medications (such as
birth control pills) be making my headaches worse?
4. Is there a chance my migraines or headaches might go away in a few years?
5. Can hypnosis,
biofeedback, or other non-drug treatments help?
6. Could over-the-counter drugs be strong enough to ease my headache
7. Am I a good candidate for medications that
8. What are the potential side effects of the medications you have prescribed?
9. What can I do to minimize those side effects?
10. Are there some lifestyle changes that might help, such as
exercise or meditation?