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What should I ask my doctor if I think I might have symptoms of migraines?

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Ask your doctor these questions if you think you have migraines:

1. Are my headaches a sign of migraines?

2. Are there different kinds of migraines?

3. What triggers a migraine?

4. Will over-the-counter medications help ease my migraines?

5. Should I try a prescription migraine medication?

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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