Doc Talk #58 – Headaches

 

 

In this show we discussed headaches, including migraine, tension headaches and analgesia-rebound (also known as medication-overuse) headaches.

Jamieson shared his own experience:

I’ve never had a headache that isn’t self induced

Click on the link above to listen again and learn more about the different types of headache, possible triggers and treatment advice.

MyHealth.Alberta.ca has some great additional information on migraine and tension headache and here is a link to a downloadable headache diary.

CT scans and MRI scans are very rarely useful for headaches… we don’t usually need to do these other tests for headache

 

(Picture by By Phee (Pixabay) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons)

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