Migraine Headaches (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
What Increases Your Risk
You may be more likely to get migraines if you:
When to Call a Doctor
Call your doctor now or go to the emergency room if:
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:
Watchful waiting is a period of time during which you and your doctor watch your symptoms or condition without using medical treatment. Watchful waiting may be fine if you have recently been diagnosed with migraines and over-the-counter medicines are controlling your pain.
Who to see
Health professionals who may diagnose and treat your migraines include the following:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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