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The first step is to talk to your doctor about your headaches. He or she will give you a physical exam and ask you about the symptoms you have and how often they happen. It’s important to be as complete as possible with these descriptions. Give your doctor a list of things that cause your headaches, make them worse, and what helps you feel better. You can track details in a headache diary to help your doctor diagnose your problem.

From: Headache Basics WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Headache Foundation.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 07, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Headache Foundation.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 07, 2018

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