The comprehensive headache program offered at Hoag treats all types of headaches and severities. An expert team of headache specialists can provide specialty and ancillary services to diagnose, treat and educate patients about headaches.
Types of Headaches
Headaches can be debilitating and effect your quality of life. The first step in addressing possible causes and appropriate treatment of headache is to determine the specific type. Each headache type has a different treatment strategy to help combat what may be triggering them.
VIDEO: CLUSTER HEADACHES
This condition is a neurological problem that results in periodic episodes of intense pain. Cluster headaches are one of the most painful types of headaches. They often strike in cyclical patterns. The person will have frequent bouts of cluster headaches, and then the headaches will stop completely for a period of time.
VIDEO: MIGRAINE HEADACHES
A migraine is an intense, throbbing headache that may be accompanied by nausea or dizziness. A migraine can last from hours to days.