If you’re one of the 38 million Americans who suffer from headaches, you understand the pain and disruption they bring. The team of experts offer comprehensive care for headaches at Advanced Medical Care in Brighton Beach (Brooklyn) or Forest Hills (Queens), New York. If you’re tired of dealing with headache pain, book a consultation with a neurologist to explore treatment options. Online scheduling is available.
Most people occasionally have headaches related to tension and stress caused by short deadlines, fussy children, or demanding bosses.
When you begin to experience headaches more than twice a week or develop head pain that’s different than your usual, however, the cause may be related to nerve issues such as:
Interestingly, using headache pain relievers too frequently or too high a dose can also trigger severe “rebound” headaches.
The location and characteristics of migraine pain differ from other types of headaches. A tension headache, for instance, typically causes aching pain with pressure across your forehead or sides and back of your head. Individuals often report feeling as if a band is tightening around their heads.
Migraines cause severe pulsing or throbbing pain that usually occurs on just one side of your head. You may also experience nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound when you have a migraine.
Some individuals develop symptoms that occur right before or during the migraine, known as migraine aura, and may include wavy flashes of light in your vision or numbness and tingling in your face.
At Advanced Medical Care, treatment for your headaches begins with a thorough evaluation that helps identify the underlying cause of your pain. This may include nerve conduction studies, radiographic imaging such as MRI or CT scan, and other diagnostic tests.
The doctors can then create individualized treatment strategies tailored to your specific needs and help ensure the best possible outcome.
Schedule your appointment today at Advanced Medical Care for relief from your headaches. You can reach out online or by calling the office.