How to Cope With Headaches and Migraines
From Collene Lawhorn, former About.com Guide
- Headache Prevention
- Headaches at Work or School
- Getting Professional Help
- Personal Stories About Coping With Headaches
You can treat headaches when they strike, but there are ways to prevent migraines and headaches before they start. Read more to learn about medications and other remedies you can use to reduce the number of headaches that trouble you.
- Prescription Treatments
- Over-the-Counter Treatments
- Headache Prevention Strategies
- Keeping a Headache Diary
- Coping with Holiday Headaches
Headaches at Work or School
There is never a good time to get a headache, but some times are worse than others. If you get a migraine or other headache at work or at school, you can really be placed at a disadvantage. Read on to learn what you can do to deal with headaches and still have a productive school or work day.
Getting Professional Help
Whether you are looking for a doctor or just looking for an organization to help, it is always useful to know where to start. What types of physicians treat headaches? Are there organizations out there that can provide information and resources that are of benefit to you? What should you know when looking for a doctor? Plenty of help is out there if you know where to look.
- Do You Need to See a Specialist for Your Headache?
- What You Should Know When Looking for a Doctor
- Organizations and Resources for Headache Support
Personal Stories About Coping With Headaches
No matter how great the help and advice you receive from a health care professional, sometimes it helps to know someone has been there before. Sharing personal stories and experiences can be therapeutic for the one who shares, and it can be helpful for those headache and migraine sufferers who would like to know they are not alone.