Treatments for Headache
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Treatment aims to reduce the frequency of headaches and help relieve the pain.
The treatment and management of headache mainly involves lifestyle changes and medications. Patients suffering from cluster or chronic sinus headaches may be candidates for surgery. Weight loss is recommended for patients with pseudomotor cerebri that are overweight.
Treatment may involve the following:
National Headache Foundation website. Available at: http://www.headaches.org/ .
Last reviewed December 2008 by ]]>Rimas Lukas, MD]]>
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