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Headaches - Causes and Risk Factors

Headaches - Treatments

There are two types of treatment:

  • Symptomatic treatments relieve the symptoms of pain and nausea
  • Prophylactic treatments prevent headaches from occurring. These are taken on a regular basis, usually
    daily and may be in the form of oral medication or injection therapies.

A healthy lifestyle is also important:

  • Get adequate sleep
  • Eat at regular meal times
  • Exercise regularly
  • Avoid smoking
  • Learn to cope with stress and manage your emotions

Headaches - Preparing for surgery

Headaches - Post-surgery care

The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth