A headache is defined as any type of discomfort or pain around the head, face or neck area. Seven out of 10 Americans have at least one headache per year, and migraine headaches affect about 12 percent of the population. Being a woman and having a family history of migraines increase your risk of having migraine headaches.
If your daily activities are hindered by frequent headaches or migraines, find treatment at Riverview Health in Noblesville, IN. Reach out to a primary care provider near you and talk to them about your headache and migraine symptoms to find the best solution for your health needs.
Migraines and headaches can be caused by:
Migraines and headaches are similar, but certain symptoms make them different. It’s likely your headache is considered a migraine if your symptoms include:
At Riverview Health, our primary care physicians can recommend treatment for migraines and headaches to alleviate your symptoms. Medications that can help the severity and frequency of migraines include triptans, epilepsy drugs, antidepressants and beta blockers. We can also treat post-dural puncture headaches at Riverview Interventional Pain Center in Noblesville.
If you have migraines, don’t continue to suffer in silence. Request an appointment with one of our primary care physicians by calling 317.565.0515 or by completing an appointment request form.