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Butler Hospital: (401) 455-6200
CNE Wellness Center: (401) 732-3066
Kent Hospital: (401) 737-7000
VNA of Care New England: (401) 737-6050
Women & Infants Hospital: (401) 274-1100

Treatments for Headache

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. Certain people suffering from cluster or chronic sinus headaches may be candidates for surgery.
Treatment may involve the following:
Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryAlternative and complementary treatmentsOther

References

Headache—frequently asked questions. National Headache Foundation website. Available at: http://www.headaches.org/education/Tools%5Ffor%5FSufferers/Headache%5F-%5FFrequently%5FAsked%5FQuestions. Accessed November 7, 2012.

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