Migraine is a neurological disorder causing severe throbbing pain on one side of the head, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. Headaches are common pains in the head caused by stress, poor sleep, dehydration, caffeine withdrawal, and underlying medical conditions.
Headaches are a common symptom that can be caused by a variety of factors. Some of the most common causes of headaches include:
Symptoms of headaches can vary depending on the type of headache. Some common symptoms of headaches include:
There is no single test to diagnose headaches. Your doctor will likely diagnose your headache based on your symptoms, medical history, and a physical exam. In some cases, your doctor may order additional tests, such as an MRI or CT scan, to rule out other possible causes of your headache.
Treatment for headaches depends on the type of headache you have. Some common treatments for headaches include:
At CMC our team of experienced specialists offers a comprehensive approach of Migraine and Headaches with expert diagnosis, individualized treatment, and long-term care.