A vestibular migraine is a nervous system problem that causes repeated dizziness (or vertigo) in people who have a history of migraine symptoms. Unlike traditional migraines, you may not always have a headache.
There are many names for this type of problem. Your doctor might also call it:
Your life is disrupted by your headaches (for example, you miss work or school regularly).
Watchful waiting is a wait-and-see approach. If your headache gets better on its own, you won't need treatment. If it gets worse or you get headaches often, you and your doctor will decide what to do next.
Watchful waiting and using over-the-counter pain medicines work well if your tension headaches don't keep you from doing the things you want to do. But if your headaches are disrupting your life, talk to your doctor about other treatments that you could try.
Who to see
Most health professionals can recognize and treat tension headaches. You may seek treatment from any of the following: