Incorrect Diagnosis Of Migraine Headaches Leads To Inadequate Treatment. Are You Diagnosed Correctly?

According to the International Classification of Headache Disorders, there are over 250 types, sub-types, and sub-forms of headaches.1 There are three common types of headaches: migraine, tension-type and cervicogenic headaches.2 The signs and symptoms of these common headaches overlap, which complicates adequate diagnosis AND treatment. If you are diagnosed incorrectly, the treatment will most likely…

Warning Signs Of Headaches

Head pain Headaches can be chronic (eg. a migraine with/without aura), caused by muscular tension, or even simple dehydration. Below is a list of signs and symptoms that may be signals of something more serious than a chronic headache:1 First or worst headache ever New onset of a headache Onset after age 50 years Change in…