Medication isn’t working
If normal over-the-counter medications aren’t working, it may be time to see the doctor, says Grosberg. Also, if you use a prescription that has suddenly stopped working, you should also consult your doctor. There are many new options of medication including Zembrace, which can help get rid of a migraine in as quickly as 10 minutes. Next, find out 11 ways to stop a headache before it starts.
There’s no one-size-fits-all headache
According to Brian Grosberg, MD, director of the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center, there are over 300 different types and causes of headaches. “Taking a thorough headache history helps determine if there are ‘red flags’ or worrisome features that may be indicative that the headache is attributable to some underlying condition or cause,” he says. Find out the foods that are the most likely to trigger a headache.