A headache is pain or discomfort in the head or face. Headaches can vary in terms of their location, intensity of pain and how frequently they occur. A migraine is a type of headache that includes symptoms other than pain. These may include nausea, lightheadedness and sensitivity to light.

Overview and Symptoms
Your initial visit will include a comprehensive medical evaluation that includes a review of your medical history. In some cases, you may undergo further diagnostic testing, such as a blood test, sinus x-ray, MRI or CAT scan.


Our multi-disciplinary team will work with you to create a personalized treatment program that focuses on prevention, symptom management and lifestyle changes to help prevent or avoid triggers that can cause headaches or migraines. As leading headache experts, we are dedicated to helping you get relief from your pain.

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The Department of Neurology provides a full range of both inpatient and outpatient neurological services through a variety of subspecialty clinics, including  Cognitive Neurology, Epilepsy, Stroke, Neuromuscular Disease, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Neuro-ophthalmology, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-HIV, Neurogenetics, Multiple Sclerosis, and Sleep Disorders.