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Tests That Determine Cause of Headaches

Patients ask me all the time what kind of tests are needed to make the diagnosis of their headache, and in general most people who suffer from headache, have a… Read more »

When To Consult A Doctor About Headaches

When should you consult a doctor about your headaches? When evaluating a patient for headache in general, we look for certain warning signs or red flags in the history, and… Read more »

Migraine Sufferer Risk of Stroke or MS

Dr. Lawrence C. Newman>>>Migraine is comorbid with a number of other conditions. A comorbid condition implies that two or more conditions occurred in the same person at a rate greater… Read more »

Recent Improvements In Migraine Treatment

Over the last couple of decades, we have learned quite a lot about migraine, not only about how to diagnose the disorder, but what is actually happening within the brains… Read more »

Symptoms and Stages Of A Migraine

In general, there are four stages to a migraine attack, the prodrome, the aura, the headache itself, and then the postdrome. About 60% of patients experience the prodrome although in… Read more »

The Different Medications Used To Treat Migraines

Dr. Lawrence C. Newman>>>There are many different approaches that we used to treat people who suffer from migraine. In general, we divide the therapies into acute medications and preventative medications…. Read more »