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Talking With Your Doctor

If you suffer from chronic migraines and believe that you could benefit from treatment, you should talk to your doctor to determine if it’s right for you. Discussing treatment options, as well as your symptoms and medical history is an important first step before making your decision and requesting referral to a migraine specialist.

If you have been previously diagnosed with migraines.It is important to let your health practitioner know if you have been previously diagnosed with migraine headaches. Ideally, you should also let him or her know the date of your diagnosis.

While the results of this Screener may indicate if you have Chronic Migraine, they do not replace a diagnosis from a qualified healthcare professional. It’s very important to discuss the results with your doctor.

The Headache Diary

A headache diary provides your doctor with important information about your condition, including the number and severity of your headaches, your migraine triggers, and the type and amount of over-the-counter or prescription medications you’re taking.

To begin tracking your headaches, download the diary and complete it every day, as accurately as possible. Be sure to note every headache, no matter how mild, and share the details with your doctor.

Treatment Discussion Guide

The Treatment Discussion Guide can help your doctor better understand your experience with headache and migraine treatments, including over-the-counter and prescription medications, as well as natural health products.