HEADACHE & MIGRAINE TREATMENT & RELIEF:
NOSE & THROAT SPECIALISTS
Ear, Nose and Throat problems- such as sinusitis, ear infections, tonsilitis all cause irritation to the nerves around the face and head and can cause or contribute to Headaches and Migraines.
An Ear, Nose and Throat 'ENT' specialist is an expert in this field.
Ear, Nose and Throat specialists are experts at dealing with problems in these areas, and the first course of action is to obtain an accurate diagnosis before any treatment is commenced. A comprehensive Migraine treatment or Headache treatment program should always incorporate management of ear, nose and throat issues, when appropriate.
Once the problem(s) have been identified, there are a number of treatment options that may be suggested- ranging from dietary changes to surgical procedures and medications. In cases where other problems may be contributing to a patients head-pain; a referral will usually be suggested to seek the appropriate opinion(s) and / or treatments.
All cases of headache & migraine need to be properly diagnosed by a trained health care professional first.your family doctor is ideally positioned to help make decisions with you and co-ordinate any therapeutic trials. Many cases have a number of causes (not just one), so it is important to consider a combination of therapies / or approaches when this is the case.
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