Headache disorders are not only extremely painful but also harming the daily life quality tremendously. Headaches are the 3rd most disabling disease worldwide, according to the WHO (World Health Organization).
Headache disorders are among the most common disorders of the nervous system and they can affect anyone regardless of age, race, and gender.
Sadly “Worldwide, a minority of people with headache disorders are diagnosed appropriately by a health-care provider. Headache has been underestimated, under-recognized and under-treated throughout the world.” (WHO)
Nowadays, neurologists have very effective ways to treat headaches. Most people are suffering unnecessarily. Our experts treating all kinds of headache disorders on daily basis and can help you to say “goodbye” to your headache.
The duration of a pain attack is between 4 to 72 hours. The frequency varies between once a year up to twice a week. The pain is moderate up to very severe. The characteristic is mostly pulsating and only on one side of the skull; but in some patients also on both sides. Mostly, one side is more affected than the other. Often people are having accompanying symptoms like nausea, vomiting, visual problems and are very sensitive against light, noise and odour. By physical exercises the pain increases.
There are different types of medication to treat the acute attack. In easier cases, common painkillers can be enough. A combination with a medication against nausea can be given. But mostly stronger medication is required. Special migraine drugs can ameliorate the attack within 2 hours in most patients. This kind of medication needs to be prescribed by a neurologist. The medication has to be taken as soon as possible. Then it helps the best. But be careful. You should not take any painkiller more often than 10-12 times a month. Otherwise there is the danger to develop an analgesic headache, which means headache by the medication itself!
In severe cases it is useful to take special medication every day to reduce the number of attacks, the length of the single attack or to improve the effect of the acute medication. This medication has to be taken for at least three quarters of a year, sometimes longer. Your neurologist will find out which medication will be the best for you and will supervise you through the therapy.
Injections with specific nerve-paralyzing substances are a FDA approved treatment option for chronic migraine and showed to be efficient and safe in use. Our Headache Experts are using Injections in the muscles of the head frequently in migraine cases which don’t show sufficient response to the conventional treatment. Injections can reduce the amount of headache days per month significantly.
Our Experts are using a holistic approach to treat all kinds of headaches. Additionally to the medication, all resources should be used, such as stress reduction, relaxation techniques, psychotherapy, sports, sleep Improvement, and avoiding the individual triggers.
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