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Why is it important to stop a headache early in its course?

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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry
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In brief: Early Rx headache

Headache can last hours or days, good rx cut off the attacks rapidly.
Better rx is to prevent recurrences of headache. Beware not to take pain medication for more than 2-3 time week which will aggravate headache and trigger worse headache in the long run. Med to prevent headache are to be taken daily so to minimize pain meds taken regularly.

In brief: Early Rx headache

Headache can last hours or days, good rx cut off the attacks rapidly.
Better rx is to prevent recurrences of headache. Beware not to take pain medication for more than 2-3 time week which will aggravate headache and trigger worse headache in the long run. Med to prevent headache are to be taken daily so to minimize pain meds taken regularly.
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