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What should I ask my doctor if I have migraines, and I'm sick or having problems?

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If your migraines make you sick, make sure you ask your doctor the following:

1. Are my new symptoms a sign of migraines or another problem?

2. Should I change my migraine medication?

3. Should I try a complementary approach, such as biofeedback?

4. What can I do to avoid migraine triggers?

5. I take migraine medicine often, but still have migraines. What can I do?

SOURCES:

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Migraine Headaches: Ways to Deal With the Pain."

Medscape: "Migraine Headache."

National Headache Foundation: "Migraine."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 19, 2020

SOURCES:

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Migraine Headaches: Ways to Deal With the Pain."

Medscape: "Migraine Headache."

National Headache Foundation: "Migraine."

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 19, 2020

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