Constant headache for 2 years. MRI and CT show nothing?
I have headache for 2 years constantly I had one Mri an two cats and they found nothing. Any advice? Edward
MRI's and CT scans often show nothing in patients with headache disorders. They're performed to rule out problems such as aneurysms, tumors, etc. For most headache disorders, imaging rules things out, but does not diagnose.
It's time to see a Migraine and Headache specialist. It's important to note that neurologists aren't necessarily Migraine and headache specialists. Take a look at the article Migraine and Headache Specialists - What's So Special? If you need help finding a Migraine specialist, check our listing of Patient Recommended Migraine and Headache Specialists. You can also find good specialists at _www.achenet.org _.
Have you been taking something to relieve these headaches? If so, how frequently? Taking any kind of pain medication, over-the-counter or prescription, more than two or three days a week can make matters worse by causing medication overuse headache (MOH), aka rebound. See _Medication Overuse Headache - When the Remedy Backfires _ for more information on this.
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If you need help finding a Migraine and headache specialist, visit our listing of _Patient Recommended Specialists _.
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