Headache management is a challenge for patients and physicians alike; it is an area of medicine that is not well understood. Often the headache is a symptom of another health issue, but it may be the primary pain complaint for some patients. No matter the cause, headaches can certainly affect one’s quality of life.
At Cahaba Pain and Spine Care, we know that diagnosing and treating headaches starts with taking a good history.
Things that may affect headache frequency and severity include:
-Stress -Lack of sleep
-Neck problems -Alcohol and caffeine intake
-Sinus problems -Pain medication
-Hormonal issues -Sleep apnea
Our treatment of headache syndromes utilizes non-narcotic medications and other helpful modalities. If you suffer from chronic headaches, schedule a headache consultation today.