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Assessing the Severity of Your Head Pain
Assessing the Severity of Your Head Pain
Pain scales can be helpful to assess the intensity of headaches or migraines. They can show progress and allow a doctor to monitor a patient's pain levels....
Butterburr: Pros and Cons
Butterburr: Pros and Cons
Butterburr, or butterbur, is the common name of an extract from the plant Petasites hybridus. It has been tested in a full clinical trial, which concluded it could…...
Child Friendly Headache Questionnaire
Child Friendly Headache Questionnaire
Similar to adults, children get headaches and migraines. A questionnaire to assess their headaches needs to be child-friendly to be effective....
Creating a Headache Care Sheet for Your Child's School
Creating a Headache Care Sheet for Your Child's School
Creating a headache care sheet for your child's school can help your child to receive monitored, safe care for his or her headaches. It also helps teachers to be…...
Deep Brain Stimulation and Cluster Headaches
Deep Brain Stimulation and Cluster Headaches
Cluster headaches are severe and disabling and there are not really any safe and effective treatments that can help. A new deep brain stimulation technique may be…...
Headache and Migraine Impact Quiz
Headache and Migraine Impact Quiz
Sometimes, it can take a quiz for us to actually see in writing the impact that head pain is having on our lives. In turn, this can help initiate a trip to the doctor…...
Keeping a Migraine Diary
Keeping a Migraine Diary
Headaches and migraines can be triggered by many things in our environments, from food additives to fragrances. Consider creating a headache diary to identify your own…...
Keeping Track of Headache Triggers
Keeping Track of Headache Triggers
Headache triggers are not always static and can change as your body changes or as your doctor introduces new medications and treatments to your headache management…...
Migraine Disability Assessment Questionnaire
Migraine Disability Assessment Questionnaire
The migraine disability assessment (MIDAS) questionnaire can help a physician and patient understand the impact of migraines on the patient's life. In turn, this can…...
Monitoring Headache Therapy Over Time
Monitoring Headache Therapy Over Time
Headache therapy needs to be monitored over time because headache or migraine patterns can change as you age. New health conditions and medications can also affect how…...
Putting Together a Headache Treatment Kit
Putting Together a Headache Treatment Kit
Not only can a headache treatment kit be important for locating headache treatments rapidly when needed, but it can also serve as a convenient way to access treatments…...
Quiz to Assess Head Pain: Headache or Migraine?
Quiz to Assess Head Pain: Headache or Migraine?
Head pain varies and your signs and symptoms may point to a headache or migraine. Quiz yourself as a starting point and then see your doctor for accurate diagnosis....
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