Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Repeated Headaches Overview

Another name for Repeated Headaches is Chronic Headaches.

What are chronic headaches?
A person with chronic headaches suffers from repeated episodes of discomfort beneath the scalp or forehead, or behind the eyes. Chronic headaches are those that tend to occur over weeks to months. Common examples of chronic headaches include muscle tension headaches, migraines, cluster headaches, and sinus headaches.

What are the symptoms of chronic headaches?
Symptoms of chronic headaches depend on the underlying cause. Symptoms range from tension headache symptoms to migraine headache symptoms.

How does the doctor treat chronic headaches?
Treatment for chronic headaches depends on the underlying cause. Options include medications to control pain and lessen the frequency of headaches.

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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