Learn to fight the effects of headaches. The following techniques may help you manage your headaches.
Learn how deep breathing and imagery may help you.
Acupressure/finger acupuncture techniques
Acupressure or finger acupuncture is a variation of traditional acupuncture. It can be helpful as a self-help tool for the treatment of mild to moderately painful headaches and nausea.
For step by step instructions on acupressure, select one of the links below.
Tracking your headaches
If you're visiting a doctor for the first time or have a return appointment scheduled, having your headache history documented is a valuable treatment tool.
The below downloadable Adobe Acrobat files can help you document your daily progress.
- Headache calendar - track your daily headache history
- Patient questionnaire - before visiting your doctor about your headache, fill out this survey to help in your diagnosis.
- Cluster headache follow-up questionnaire - if this isn't your first visit to your doctor, fill out this follow-up survey to detail your progress since your last appointment.