8 tips for treating chronic headache

Headache is the most common cause of neurological consultation in clinical practice but diagnosis can be challenging, particularly when differentiating between tension-type headache and migraine.

Most patients call bad headaches ‘migraines’, says Sydney consultant neurologist, associate professor Roy Beran.

And they can have features of both, he adds.

“Where it is difficult to differentiate between TTH and migraine, some have adopted the term ‘tension-vascular headaches’ to denote a headache type that has features of both TTH and migraine but has therapeutic ramifications,