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West Florida Hospital

Treatments for Headache

The content below is part of the “Health Library” and is not indicative of services available at the facility.

Treatment aims to reduce the frequency of headaches and help relieve the pain.

The treatment and management of headache mainly involves lifestyle changes and medications. Certain people suffering from cluster or chronic sinus headaches may be candidates for surgery.

Treatment may involve the following:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryAlternative and complementary treatmentsOther

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Rimas Lukas, MD
  • Review Date: 12/2014 -
  • Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
  • Headache—frequently asked questions. National Headache Foundation website. Available at: . Accessed November 7, 2012.