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Ask the Right Questions at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Who is the appointment for?

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What is the reason for the appointment?

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Has a doctor diagnosed you or your loved one with migraine?

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Is the appointment with a current or new doctor?

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What are your symptoms? (Optional)

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What medications are you taking (if any) for Migraine? (Optional)

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Most important questions to ask about Migraine

Top 10 Questions about Migraine

  1. What is a migraine and what causes it?
  2. Could any of my other medications be causing my migraines?
  3. What are the symptoms of a migraine?
  4. Could another medical condition be causing my symptoms?
  5. What are my treatment options for migraines?
  6. How can I identify my migraine triggers?
  7. What lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise, could help prevent my migraines or lessen their severity?
  8. What medications can treat migraines and how long do they take to start working?
  9. What medications can prevent migraines and are they appropriate for me?
  10. What are the possible risks, benefits, side effects, and interactions of my medication for migraines?
  1. What is a migraine and what causes it?
  2. Are there different types of migraines and what type do I have?
  3. Are migraines curable or controllable?
  4. Could any of my other medications be causing my migraines?
  5. How will migraines affect my daily life and long-term health, including my risk of depression, anxiety disorders, and heart disease?
  6. Are my family members at risk for migraines and what information should I provide to them?
  7. What types of healthcare providers, such as a neurologist or pain specialist, do I need to see and how often do I need to see them?
  8. Will my migraines get worse over time?
  9. How will I know if my migraines are getting worse?
  10. What are the symptoms of a migraine?
  11. Could another medical condition be causing my symptoms?
  12. How are migraines diagnosed and what kinds of tests do I need?
  13. Can my primary care doctor diagnose migraines or will I need to see a specialist, such as a neurologist?
  14. When and how will I learn of my diagnosis?
  15. Do migraines get worse over time?
  16. How do migraines affect your life and long-term health?
  17. What are my treatment options for migraines?
  18. What might happen if I do nothing to treat my migraines?
  19. How can I identify my migraine triggers?
  20. Should I keep a headache diary and what information should I record in it?