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Terrible head aches. How is regular headaches and migraines different?

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Dr. Brian Siegel
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Very

There are many different types of headaches, but the majority are either musculoskeletal or vascular in origin.
The first type of headache is referred to as a tension type headache and usually secondary to degenerative changes in the upper cervical spine. Migraine headaches occur because of blood flow changes to specific cranial nerves in the brain. Treatments are very different.

In brief: Very

There are many different types of headaches, but the majority are either musculoskeletal or vascular in origin.
The first type of headache is referred to as a tension type headache and usually secondary to degenerative changes in the upper cervical spine. Migraine headaches occur because of blood flow changes to specific cranial nerves in the brain. Treatments are very different.
Dr. Brian Siegel
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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management

In brief: Probably Migraine

The majority of headaches presenting to primary care providers are deemed to be migraine when reviewed by experience headache specialists.
In other words, if its bad enough to seek medical care, its probably migraine. Migraine headaches are treated with specific treatment.

In brief: Probably Migraine

The majority of headaches presenting to primary care providers are deemed to be migraine when reviewed by experience headache specialists.
In other words, if its bad enough to seek medical care, its probably migraine. Migraine headaches are treated with specific treatment.
Dr. James Marx
Dr. James Marx
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